What is a CPA?
A CPA, or Certified Public Accountant, has met specific educational requirements, completed a required exam, and is an expert in the field of public accounting.
They hold not only the training required by law to become a Certified Public Accountant, but the experience to go along with it. As such, CPA’s provide…
- Preparation of audited, reviewed, or compiled financial statements.
- Preparation of federal, state, and local taxes, working with clients to help them lower their tax burden.
- Representation in front of the IRS in the case of an audit or other issue.
- Formation services such as deciding on legal structure and executing formation documents.
- Management services to improve a businesses day-to-day operations and provide strategic long-term planning, including budgeting and financial planning.
Certified Public Accountants do more than just perform tasks, however. They are a team member that adds value and helps provide direction for your business.