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Accounting expertise and proactive guidance to help you make the most of your business
Serving clients while minimizing risk
Akopyan & Co. is continuing to serve our clients during this uncertain time. However, please note that all appointments are now being conducted via phone or online tools.
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.
From Our Blog
Managing Your Finances During an Inflationary Period
It’s hard to ignore the real-life impacts inflation is having. While gas and grocery prices are having the most immediate effect, the price of almost everything is going up. People who are looking for ways to counter the impact and preserve financial stability can start with these solutions. They’re accessible options that can make a…
If You Have a Side Hustle, Be Advised: The IRS is Cracking Down
Article Highlights: Form 1099-K Reporting Threshold Marketplaces Payment Processors (credit and debit cards) Online Service Providers Airbnb and VRBO Delivery and Other Personal Services Business Expenses Record Keeping For several years now, the IRS has required payments made to merchants through various marketplaces, payment processors (credit & debit cards), and third-party settlement organizations (TPSOs) to…
Hobby or For-Profit Activity? The Answer Makes a Big Difference for Tax Purposes
Article Highlights: Hobby Versus For-Profit Endeavor Factors Used to Determine For-Profit Three out of Five Rule Hobby Deductions Sales from Collections If you are engaged in an activity that produces income, the big tax question is whether the activity is a hobby or a business. The tax treatment of your income or loss from this…
Twists and Turns of the Education Tax Credits
Article Highlights: American Opportunity Tax Credit Lifetime Learning Credit Refundable Credit Which Credit to Take Post-secondary Education 3-month Rule Maximizing the Credit Qualified Expenses Who Claims the Credit Qualified Educational Institutions Gift Tax Issues If you have a child or children in college, or perhaps you or your spouse is a student, it can be…
The 2021 tax filing season has begun. Tax Forms for 2021 Return.
The federal tax filing season has begun. And it’s going to be tough sledding for the IRS — and for some tax filers — given the millions of returns from last year that still have to be processed, staffing issues due to Covid-19 and a lack of needed funding for the agency. Despite that, there are still…
Akopyan job listing — Payroll Specialist
Full-Time Payroll Specialist for an Established CPA Firm—Seattle or Duvall Office Please note specific instructions for submission at the end of this post. If you like working with numbers, you have a basic knowledge of payroll and/or bookkeeping, and you want to work for a growing company that is committed to helping its employees thrive,…