Services - JM Fargo & Company, Inc.

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Tax Services
Tax time is a stressful time of year for many individuals and businesses. Given the complexity of the ever-changing laws and the difficulty of interpreting them, you need a tax advisor who not only can ensure you have complied with the law, but who can help you claim valuable deductions and credits you may have never suspected. Our firm goes out of its way to reduce the burden of paying taxes for all filers. We pledge not only to prepare your tax returns in the best-informed, most ethical manner possible, but also to work with you year-round as needed to plan a strategy that will minimize your total tax burden. We are qualified to prepare all federal, state and local tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships and fiduciaries.

Individual Taxes
We specialize in preparing your taxes quickly and painlessly, and will ensure you receive all the deductions you are entitled to. We are always available to help you with your tax planning needs to help you lower your taxes and avoid surprises during the tax season. And in order to speed your refund, we can file your return electronically to the IRS and any applicable states.

Corporate Taxes
Careful tax planning is the most essential step in preparing our clients’ income taxes, and by minimizing taxes we strive to improve our clients' profitability. Whether you are a large firm or small, established or start-up, we will find the best possible strategies for reducing your tax liability within the limits of the law

Estate, Gift And Trust Tax Return Preparation
Our firm provides expert preparation of federal and state estate, gift, and trust tax returns. We endeavor at all times to protect your heirs from the unneeded emotional devastation that can be caused by estate tax levies. We are also available to advise you in your estate planning needs, including business succession plans and gifting strategies.

Sales Tax Services
Our firm prepares all sales tax filings and offers full sales tax audit representation.

Irs And State/Local Representation
Our firm knows the tax laws, and we know how your tax return was prepared. We can provide complete representation services before the IRS as well as state and local taxing authorities. We are also experienced in negotiating Offers in Compromise with the IRS.

Payroll Services
Once you have trusted us to handle your tax and accounting services, trusting us to handle your payroll needs is the next logical step towards simplifying your business life. We provide a comprehensive payroll service customized for your specific needs—giving you flexible personalized service from our knowledgeable staff. Our service includes check printing, direct deposit of paychecks, electronic tax payments and tax filings, complete compliance, and more. You will receive all the payroll reports you need to run you business most efficiently, and you will also get personalized professional advice on all payroll matters for your firm.

Personal Financial Planning
Our firm offers a complete array of financial planning services and will work closely with you to help you achieve your financial goals. We will help you determine your net worth and plan a workable budget to meet your expenses. Our financial planning services include investment counseling, retirement planning, college funding, estate planning, and many more.

Retirement Planning
It is never too early to start planning for retirement. If you want to live the same lifestyle--or an even better one--than you do now, you need to start planning for retirement...NOW. We will help you compare the relative benefits of stocks, bonds, and other retirement assets, and will explain the differences between such retirement plans as standard IRAs, tax-deferred annuities, and Roth IRAs. We can analyze your projected income and expenses and suggest investment funding techniques to help you ensure your golden years 10, 20, and even 50 years from now live up to your expectations.

Software And Technology
You are ready to move into the computer age, but you have fears of expensive, unsuitable software, fourteen year-olds hacking into your server, and systems crashing. We understand your fears and we will work with you to setup an efficient, user-friendly computer system. Our business-savvy computer technicians and programmers can explain even the most advanced high-tech concepts in plain English. Whether you want to set up a computerized accounting system, a computer network, or even an online web store, our firm can help.

Internet Commerce
Our firm is well aware of the tax compliance and technological challenges you face when you are considering Internet Commerce ventures. We will be happy to help.

Bookkeeping/Write-up
Our firm provides full-charge bookkeeping services, including general journal and subsidiary ledger maintenance, bank statement reconciliation, and receivables and payables tracking and analysis.

Business Consulting
Our goal is help your small or mid-sized business succeed, no matter what the economic climate. To this end we offer a wide range of consulting services to help you improve business operations, boost efficiency, and increase the bottom line. Whatever you needs, our experienced team of business consultants has the experience to help you grow and manage your business.

Employment Benefit Plans

Our firm can help you establish comprehensive employee benefit plans and can review your existing plans for ERISA and tax compliance. We can help you weigh the complex benefits and costs posed by today’s qualified and nonqualified pension and profit sharing plans, including 401(k), SEP, SEP IRA, Keogh, life insurance, and health insurance plans.

Buying And Selling A Business
Our firm advises prospective business purchasers about local market conditions, industry trends, and the financial condition of an acquisition candidate. If you are selling a business, we can offer advice for obtaining the best possible sales price and contract payout terms.

Management Consulting
Our firm offers complete management advisory services, including systems implementation and management, cost controls, employee benefit plan restructuring, and much more.

Cash Flow And Budgeting Analysis
We can forecast and evaluate your company's financial condition, estimate financing requirements, and track cash-flow sources and uses. We can assist you planning for capital acquisitions including the tax consequences and benefits. Our cash flow analysis can be a very important planning tool for companies with seasonal ebbs and flows of sales.

Financial Statements
We prepare professional, GAAP-compliant financial statements as well as tailor-made financial analyses that can help business owners and managers eliminate inefficiency and realize a business’s full profit potential.

Financial Forecast And Projections
We provide complete financial and business forecasting services, including proforma projections. We can also create customized “What If” planning scenarios to help management foresee and plan for unexpected business contingencies.

Business Succession Planning
Stop wondering if and how your business will continue without you there. As experts in business succession planning, our firm can suggest many courses of action to provide assurance that your business will enjoy a smooth continuance and that your heirs and business associates will be well protected.