As we wind down 2014, one of your New Year’s resolutions might be to get your business and financial paperwork in order. Maybe you are thinking of starting a new business, or maybe your small business has been rolling along for a few years without a strong system in place to keep you efficient and to save you time. Either way, Cascade Business Support has the tools to help.
Our clients are typically small businesses with less than $5 million in sales and fewer than 25 employees. We can effectively assist with some or all of your financial needs – read on to get an idea of what we offer for small business support.
Your accounting foundation might be one of the most important elements of running a small business. Whether you need to choose a system, or you need to correct what you already have in place, we can conduct a consultation to determine your best course of action. We will help you select an accounting system, provide custom reporting and reviews, and even take on budgeting and forecasting. Click here to find more details about our accounting services. Read more about 5 year-end accounting tips here.
Once your accounting practices are in place, your bookkeeping system will keep your business a well-oiled machine. Cascade Business Support is certified as a QuickBooks Pro Advisor and is trusted source for many small business. We are process driven, ethical, efficient, and timely. We can even manage collection efforts for invoicing. Click here for more bookkeeping service details. Want a quick guide to keeping your invoices in check? Click here to read more.
If you have employees, you no doubt know that payroll services can be a minefield. Did you know that the IRS typically penalizes one out of every three business owners for payroll errors? Don’t risk making a costly error – hire a professional. We are a QuickBooks Payroll expert and can help with new employee onboarding as well. A few of the other payroll services we provide are: obtaining a Federal Employer ID Number (EIN), direct deposit or company checks, tax deposits and quarterly reporting, year-end process, workman’s comp reporting and audit, and much more. Click here for more details about our payroll services. Click here to read our blog on payroll management systems.
QuickBooks Training Services
QuickBooks is probably the most well known and widely regarded accounting software on the market. Proper usage of this system can make your accounting needs and requirements a breeze. As a QuickBooks Pro Advisor, we can help you learn how to use this powerful software to keep your records correct and up to date. We can advise you on which version is right for your business and guide you through the setup process. We will also provide you with ongoing support and can teach you as an individual or in a group setting. Click here to read more about our QuickBooks Training. Read more about which QuickBooks system is right for your business here. We also offer cloud services to provide you with flexible options.
Tax Preparation Services
Paying taxes correctly is another business essential that you can’t afford to get wrong. As a small business, you are subject to many laws and requirements that the individual tax payer is not. At Cascade Business Support, we are licensed tax preparers and IRS Enrolled Agents, and can do both individual and small business returns. We are fully knowledgeable of local, state (Oregon and other states), and federal requirements to make sure your taxes are done right. To find out more about our tax preparation services, click here. Not sure if your business might owe quarterly taxes? Read this blog to find out more.
Small Business Start-Up
As we said, laying the foundation for your business to run smoothly and efficiently is essential. Cascade Business Support can consult with you to determine the right course for your business and vision of your future. We can help with entity formation, tax strategy, and all the other services outlined above. There is no “one-size-fits-all” for running a business, and we offer the personal attention to make sure your questions are answered and your strategy fits you and your business. If you are considering starting a small business, read about the 10 steps you need to know here.
Cascade Business Support is ready to help and has a passion for supporting small business. We are conveniently located in Lake Oswego, OR – or we can serve you wherever you are in the United States with cloud-based virtual support. Contact us today!