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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.

Learn more about this and other important changes.

Our Services

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.

PAYROLL MANAGEMENT

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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Solution Center

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

Akopyan job listing — Tax Preparer

Full Job Description Full-Time Tax Preparer for Established CPA Firm—Seattle area or remote Please note specific instructions for submission at the end of this post.  Akopyan & Co. is a thriving CPA firm that supports businesses throughout the Puget Sound region with accounting, bookkeeping, strategy, and other services to help them achieve their goals. Because…

Akopyan job listing — Accounting & Tax Manager

Full Job Description Full-Time Accounting & Tax Manager for Established CPA Firm—Seattle or remote Please note specific instructions for submission at the end of this post.  Akopyan & Co. is a thriving CPA firm that supports businesses throughout the Puget Sound region with accounting, bookkeeping, strategy, and other services to help them achieve their goals.…

You May Need to File Estimated Tax Payments

Article Highlights: Employees Self-Employed Individuals Quarterly Payments Underpayment Penalty Safe Harbor Payments Estimated tax payments are not just for the self-employed. They are for anyone whose withholding and tax credits are significantly less than their projected tax liability, and if used properly, can protect a taxpayer from underpayment penalties. Employees who will have income, Social…

Another Rough Tax Season for IRS and Taxpayers?

Article Highlights: Rough tax season ahead? Avoiding processing delays IRS processing time Don’t procrastinate IRS customer service problems This could be another rough tax season for the IRS and taxpayers. Although this year’s filing season opens January 24, 2022 (i.e., it is the first day the IRS will accept and start processing 2021 returns), the…

You May Need to File Estimated Tax Payments

Article Highlights: Employees Self-Employed Individuals Quarterly Payments Underpayment Penalty Safe Harbor Payments Estimated tax payments are not just for the self-employed. They are for anyone whose withholding and tax credits are significantly less than their projected tax liability, and if used properly, can protect a taxpayer from underpayment penalties. Employees who will have income, Social…

What Happens If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes?

What happens if you complete your tax return and find that you can’t pay the amount you owe? This isn’t supposed to happen. You’re supposed to pay income taxes gradually throughout the year so that in April you won’t owe much or will even be entitled to a refund of overpaid taxes. Employees have income…