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Services

Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C. provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At Garland, Williams & Associates, 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 Garland, Williams & Associates, 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 are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.

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. Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C.'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
  • Employee benefit and profit-sharing plans
  • Corporate tax planning and return preparation
  • Litigation support

Assurance and Advisory Services

At Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C., we focus on building close client relationships that add long-term value. This includes assuring the solidity of financial records, evaluating financial procedures and working to produce strategies that help our clients 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:

  • Audits, reviews, and compilations
  • Entity selection and restructuring
  • Accounting software selection, implementation, and support
  • Business valuations
  • Financial projections and forecasts
  • Debt and finances advising
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Transaction structuring and negotiations
  • Business succession

Audits, Reviews, and Compilation

Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C.'s financial statement services comprise all three levels of assurance depending on your company's needs.

Audits

Audits offer the highest level of assurance to third parties, and include in-depth examination and confirmation of account balances, inventories, and selected transactions. We perform audits for you to remove errors, ascertaining the validity and reliability of your information.

Reviews

Reviews provide limited assurance to outside interests and involve inquiries and analytical procedures that confirm financial statement matters and identify any items requiring further analysis. We perform reviews to ensure the integrity of your data.

Compilations

Compilations are usually requested for internal purposes and are based upon information provided by a company's management. They do not offer assurance but may involve some adjustment to accounting records.

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. Garland, Williams & Associates, 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.

Financial and Retirement Planning

Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C.'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, Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C. 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.

Bookkeeping/Write-up

Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C. can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.

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, Garland, Williams & Associates, 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.

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.

Payroll Services

Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C.'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.

Employee Benefits, Pension, and Profit-Sharing Plans

Choosing and administering benefit plans for your employees is often a complex process. Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C. can help you develop, implement, and administer 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.

Financial Projections and Forecasts

No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C. 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.

Business Valuation

The range of needs for valuing businesses continues to widen, and Garland, Williams & Associates, P.C. 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.

NET CLIENT

With NetClient portals our firm is always open for business...your business.

NetClient comes with serveral convenient, easy-to-use, online services. We'll work with you to customize NetClient to best meet your needs.

DOCUMENT PRESENTATION - Need a copy of your W-2s or a tax return to apply for a bank loan? Need payroll reports for an early morning meeting? Just log into your files on NetClient...and then view or print your information.

FILE EXCHANGE - Retrieve and send documents we're working together on via your portal. It's a great way to make quick changes to work in progress.

CBS ASP - Use this online version of Client Bookkeeping Solution (CBS) software to streamline your day-to-day bookkeeping and check-writing tasks. Access your software from our website, just as if it resided on your computer. Post your transcations as usual, then we take care of the rest. You're always using the latest version of the software, and it is accessible from anywhere! You won't have to worry about transferring the files to us - we'll have access to them to help you at any time.

REMOTE PAYROLL DATA ENTRY - Need to get your payroll data to us? Just login from work or home in this very secure and private, encrypted environment. We will customize a worksheet especially for you to speed up the process.

REMOTE PAYROLL CHECK PRINTING - You can even print your payroll checks in your office! As soon as we've processed your payroll checks, we make them available to you via your portal so you can download and print them instantly. That's quick delivery!

TAX ORGANIZER - The personal tax organizer makes it easy for you to give us the tax information we need to process your return at year end. Simply fill out the guide in your portal. You can stop and start again at your convenience. When you've completed it, we'll be notified, and will simply retrieve it from your portal.


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