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Tim Hess, CPA, P.C. provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At Tim Hess, CPA, P.C., 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 Tim Hess, CPA, P.C., 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 provide tax preparation service for varied types of taxpayers including individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and trusts. We can assist you with planning your personal and business affairs to minimize the impact of taxes in your efforts to build wealth and financial security. We use extensive analysis of your personal situation to help you make key decisions that balance tax planning with other financial goals. We focus on tax planning prior to year end. Once the year is over, there are limits on what can be done to optimize your tax position. In addition, through the process of year end planning, you gain knowledge of your tax liability and cash flow requirements. Tax planning may also include entity selection, estate planning, the structure and timing of transactions, and business sales and purchases..

Entity Selection and Restructuring

Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, Tim Hess, CPA, P.C. can advise you on choosing an entity type and later restructuring if advantageous. With our knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs.

Estate and Trust Planning and Tax Preparation

Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. Tim Hess, CPA, P.C.'s role is to help you navigate the complex and shifting tax laws to facilitate the transfer of assets and minimize the tax liability of your beneficiaries. Everyone should have a well-thought-out plan as to how to distribute the assets left in one's estate so as to avoid complications and to be sure that the individual’s wishes are followed. Having your taxes and estate thoroughly and carefully planned will ensure that your loved ones don't have any complications to deal with during a time of loss.

Debt and Finance Advising

Whether your needs are corporate or personal, Tim Hess, CPA, P.C.'s professionals can assist you in sorting out the different options available for debt management and financing that will lower your payments and/or reduce the total amount of interest paid. Re-balancing your debts can also result in tax deduction savings. Even if you are able to handle the payments and the amounts of your current debts, our expertise may be able to save you money and/or lower your payments.

IRS Representation

Professional representation can be vital during an audit, and our experience with tax authorities enables us to guide clients in their dealings with federal and state agencies. If you have been chosen for an audit, the professional representation you can find with our firm can put many of your worries at bay. We are ready and willing to answer any and all questions the IRS may be asking of you.

Other Services

For many of our clients, in addition to tax preparation and planning, we provide services and advice that encompass a wide range of what the entrepreneur and their small business requires. This can include financing, benefits, retirement and estate planning, wealth planning, lease vs. buy decisions and general business consulting. Further, when a business owner encounters financial issues, having someone who is familiar and knowledgeable with their situation who will skillfully listen and provide assistance in arriving at a solution is beneficial.

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