Argo and Associates, LLP provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At Argo and Associates, LLP, 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:
At Argo and Associates, LLP, we guide you 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 reach 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.
From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. Argo and Associates, LLP'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, and employee benefit and profit-sharing plans.
These services include but are not limited to:
At Argo and Associates, LLP, we focus on building close client relationships that add long-term value. This includes evaluating financial procedures and working to produce strategies that help you face the myriad challenges of business planning and execution. Our clients benefit from objective analysis to assist in controlling costs, increasing efficiency, and implementing new technologies and procedures that take advantage of changes in the marketplace, accounting standards, and tax law. Our assurance services will improve information quality or its context, meaning more success for your business.
These services include but are not limited to:
Argo and Associates, LLP's financial statement services comprise all three levels of assurance depending on your company's needs.
An audit provides users with an opinion on whether the financial statements are presented fairly in all material respects in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles or another applicable financial reporting framework. This enhances the degree of confidence that users can place on an organization’s financial statements.
A review provides limited assurance that there are no material modifications that should be made to the financial statements in order for them to be in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles or another applicable financial reporting framework. A review includes primarily applying analytical procedures to your financial data and making inquiries of management. A review is substantially less in scope than an audit.
A compilation assists management in presenting financial information in the form of financial statements without undertaking to obtain or provide any assurance that there are no material modifications that should be made to the financial statements. The financial statements can be in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles or another applicable financial reporting framework.
An organization may have a reporting situation that does not involve a traditional financial statement audit, review or compilation. An organization may want to address specific areas of concern. We can work with you to focus on specific areas of your organization’s reporting needs. Agreed upon procedures involve performance of specific procedures to particular areas that you specify. We prepare a report that describes the procedures performed and the results of our procedures.
Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. Argo and Associates, LLP'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 increase the likelihood that your loved ones don't have any complications to deal with during a time of loss.
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.
Argo and Associates, LLP offers the following solutions to help meet your QuickBooks needs:
We train you personally! Either one-on-one or several individuals within your organization at your company's location.
We install QuickBooks on your stand alone computer in either single- or multi-user mode.
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.
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.
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.
Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. Argo and Associates, LLP can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.
Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, Argo and Associates, LLP 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.
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.
Argo and Associates, LLP'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.
Good cash management can improve a company's liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. Argo and Associates, LLP 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, re-balance your budget and/or debts for an optimal cash flow to support your business' success. This budget 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.
Choosing and administering benefit plans for your employees is often a complex process. Argo and Associates, LLP can help you select your benefit, retirement, and profit-sharing plans with an eye toward rewarding your employees and reaching your company's financial and business goals. We can also help maximize tax advantages in implementing these plans. As your business grows, your business and your employees will be rewarded for the hard work that contributed to the success of your business.
Business transactions and transitions are complicated affairs, and whether you're buying, selling, or considering a potential merger, Argo and Associates, LLP can provide professional know-how to help you successfully structure and negotiate the deal. Argo and Associates, LLP employs careful analysis and due diligence to determine a fair asking price, pinpoint the most favorable tax structures, evaluate financial and cash flow impact, and assess compatible business functions and tactics. Expanding or contracting your business is a huge undertaking. With our expert advice, you can make the right business decisions for your business for optimum success.
Whether your needs are corporate or personal, Argo and Associates, LLP'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.
Our experience with the taxation of United States companies and individuals doing business abroad and residents working abroad as well as foreign corporations doing business in the United States or foreign citizens working in the United States has provided us with an extensive base of knowledge in the area of international taxation.
As technologies rapidly advance, companies increasingly need to update their computer systems. Argo and Associates, LLP can assist you with accounting software selection.
Argo and Associates, LLP is one of the leading firms in and throughout Anderson, SC. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.
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