Your Small-Business Solution
Akopyan & Company is a Seattle CPA firm that will treat you like family.
We provide accounting expertise and proactive guidance to help you make the most of your business.
ACCOUNTING & BOOKKEEPING
We handle your books so you can focus on running your business. With our timely financial reports, you’ll always know where things stand.
STRATEGY & SUPPORT
Get strategic with our Business Owners Package: It’s like having a part-time chief financial officer dedicated to helping you grow.
From direct deposit to W-2s, we take away your payroll headaches—and give you and your employees convenient electronic access.
BUSINESS OWNERS TAX RETURNS
Your business impacts your personal taxes, too. We eliminate surprises and ensure your returns are aligned to minimize your tax liability.
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What challenges do you face?
I wonder if I’m getting everything right with my company’s books.
Your time should be spent managing your business instead of spending hours fighting with the numbers. We’ll give you those hours back. Learn more.
I feel like I don’t really understand the financial side of my business.
Our Business Owners Package gives you the complete picture—so you know exactly where your business is today, and where it’s going tomorrow. How it works.
I’m always frustrated with payroll. I need a better way.
With our convenient cloud-based portal, all you need to do is enter your employees’ hours. We’ll take it from there—and take away your worries. Learn more.
Who Needs a Part-Time Chief Financial Officer?
Several types of businesses / organizations can benefit from hiring a part-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO): Startups: Startups often have limited resources and may not require a full-time CFO in their early stages. However, they still need financial expertise to navigate challenges, manage their finances, and make strategic decisions. Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs): Many…
What Is a Part-Time Chief Financial Officer?
A part-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a financial professional who assumes the responsibilities and duties typically associated with the role of a CFO, but on a part-time basis. The CFO is a senior executive within a company who is responsible for overseeing the financial aspects of the organization and providing strategic financial guidance to…
Maintaining a Clean General Ledger
Having a Clean General Ledger refers to having a well-organized, accurate, and error-free record of all financial transactions within a business. The General Ledger (GL) is a foundational accounting document that contains a comprehensive summary of a company’s financial activities, including revenue, expenses, assets, liabilities, and equity. Here’s what having a Clean General Ledger entails:…
Financial Planning for All Ages
Are you wondering where the world economy is going and how your personal finances will stand up to the changes? If so, you are not alone. Part of the fun of being on this planet is planning for the future even when it’s not clear what will happen tomorrow or next week. If you’re old…
Why Is Tax Planning So Important for Small Businesses?
Tax planning is especially important for small businesses due to several key reasons: Limited Resources: Small businesses often operate with limited financial resources. Effective tax planning can help minimize the tax burden, freeing up more funds for essential business operations, growth, and investment. Cash Flow Management: Taxes can have a significant impact on a small…
Is Having a Balance Sheet Important for Financial and Tax Planning?
Having a balance sheet is important for both financial and tax planning because it provides a snapshot of a company’s financial position at a specific point in time. A balance sheet, also known as a statement of financial position, presents a summary of a company’s assets, liabilities, and shareholders’ equity. Here’s why it’s crucial for…