Services

Kwame A Michel, Inc. provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At Kwame A Michel, Inc., we strive to meet each client’s specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment. Our professional services include:

Tax Management Services

At Kwame A Michel, Inc., we guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.

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Financial and Retirement Planning

Kwame A Michel, Inc.’s goal is to help you reach your financial goals and maintain financial independence through a comfortable retirement. We can guide you through tough decision-making processes such as asset allocation, investment performance monitoring, college education funding, retirement plans, insurance, and tax, estate, and business succession planning. Whether you are developing an investment strategy or evaluating current investments, Kwame A Michel, Inc. can ensure that your portfolio will take into account tax implications for an advantageous after-tax return. The road to retirement is a long one and we can help you to take the proper steps to reach your goals.

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Entity Selection and Restructuring

If your business does not currently have accounting staff or if your business is outgrowing its current bookkeeping system, we can provide comprehensive bookkeeping and write-up services to ensure the smooth operation of the financial side of your business. As your business needs grow and change, we can provide input and planning assistance to make sure your accounting and financial systems keep pace with your business needs.

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Payroll Services

Kwame A Michel, Inc.’s payroll services can help you reduce the time spent on administration through developing and implementing a computerized payroll system that will facilitate processing, timely payment and preparation of tax returns.

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Financial Projections and Forecasts

No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. Kwame A Michel, Inc. combines expertise and experience with a gained understanding of your business to produce financial projections that can help you manage your business plan and spending. Forecasting for the future is imperative to your company’s success. We make it a point to keep current with market trends and updates so that your business can be prepared for what is to come. Depending on your needs, our work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.

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Accounting Services

From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. Kwame A Michel, Inc.’s accounting services steer you closer to these goals with accurate record-keeping and reporting as well as support on financial issues such as initial accounting system setup, cost-containment, tax planning, investments, and employee benefit and profit-sharing plans.

      These services include but are not limited to:

      • General ledger and financial statement preparation
      • Bookkeeping (Monthly, quarterly, or annual)
      • Accounting system setup and support
      • Payroll processing
      • Cash flow budgeting and forecasting
      • Personal financial statements
      • Corporate tax planning and return preparation

We can set up financial reports for your view to streamline your business and save your valuable time. These reports are important tools that can guide your business in making financial decisions, planning, and evaluating performance.

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Bookkeeping/Write-up

Get services tailored to your needs.

Spend your time building your business — and your profits; let us handle your bookkeeping, recordkeeping, and report filing.

We can provide as many of the following services as you want:

  • Paying bills and managing accounts payable.
  • Handling all payroll functions, including quarterly and annual payroll tax reports.
  • Invoicing your customers, posting collections, aging accounts receivables.
  • Doing your bank reconciliations and providing cash balance reports.
  • Maintaining sales journals and general ledgers.
  • Preparing all required business tax reports and filings.
  • Preparing any customized reports you find useful.

Where do we begin?

We’ll work with you to identify the services you need. Then we’ll set up a schedule so data is collected, recorded, and handled efficiently and timely.

How much will it cost?

You’re likely to save more than our services cost. Your in-house staff needs will be reduced, so you will reduce associated employee costs such as payroll taxes, employee benefits, training time and expense, equipment and software costs, and employee management costs. Best of all, your bookkeeping and accounting functions will be taken care of, so you can concentrate on running your business. Contact us for a free estimate of the cost savings for your business.

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QuickBooks Accounting Help and Assistance

QuickBooks can provide useful and timely information in the form of financial statements, reports and graphs. However, it can only provide this information if you purchase the right product and then install, setup and use it properly. We don’t just help you use the software, we help you use it more efficiently and more effectively.

Kwame A Michel, Inc. offers the following solutions to help meet your QuickBooks needs:

Personal Training – We train you personally! Either one-on-one or several individuals within your organization at your company’s location.

Installation – We install QuickBooks on your stand alone computer or in a network environment, in either single- or multi-user mode.

Setup – We assist new QuickBooks users with initial setup including: EasyStep Interview, Preferences, Lists, Customers, Vendors, Employees, Banking and Reports. We also help experienced users manage their businesses more effectively by improving their current setup. Many users experience problems and lack the ability to generate and track important information as a result of inadequate setup.

Support – Our QuickBooks support service can assist you with any installation, setup or operation assistance you might need. In addition, our support is not limited just to the software part of it, but we can also provide accounting and payroll assistance.

Review – Our QuickBooks review service helps companies that have the human resources to perform daily accounting and payroll tasks, but need an accounting and payroll expert to review your transactions, accounts and reports. This review ensures that you receive timely, relevant and reliable financial information. We also inform you of any corrections, adjustments or reclassifications necessary to ensure that the financial information you receive reflects the correct financial condition of your business. Reviews may be conducted at any time, but monthly reviews provide you with up-to-date information and feedback about your business.

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Cash Flow and Budgeting Analysis

Good cash management can improve a company’s liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. Kwame A Michel, Inc. can help you maintain optimal cash flow levels by tracking sources and uses, forecasting, and budgeting accordingly. To a business entity, cash flow is something that can make or break the business’ ability to survive. We can help you analyze your spending, rebalance your budget and/or debts for an optimal cash flow to support your business’ success. This balance plan would be revisited if and when there were any major changes in your business structure to ensure that you are operating at an optimal level. With our help and guidance, you will always be on top of your finances and ready for the future.

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Business Valuation

The range of needs for valuing businesses continues to widen, and Kwame A Michel, Inc. can provide in-depth analysis to help you identify and analyze the factors that drive the value of your company or one in which you have an interest. Uses for this service include estate planning and compliance, buying and selling businesses, divorce matters, family limited partnerships and ESOPs. There are so many factors that contribute to the perceived value of a business. Our expert help can help you evaluate entities that you have an interest in and guide you towards making business decisions that you feel confident with.

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