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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.

Our Services


We handle your books so you can focus on running your business. With our timely financial reports, you’ll always know where things stand.


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.


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.

More Washington State Tax Info 2023

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Sales and Use Taxes in Washington State

Retail sales taxes (chapter 82.08 RCW) and use taxes (chapter 82.12 RCW) are an important revenue source for many local governments in Washington – specifically cities, towns, counties, transit districts, and public facilities districts. (There are many other types of special purpose districts that do not have sales tax authority and must rely on other…

September 2023 Individual and Business Tax Due Dates

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Hawaii Wildfires State of Emergency – Tax Implications

The United States government is providing tax relief for eligible Hawaii residents amid the rampant wildfires on both Maui and the Big Island. The President has declared a disaster for all parts of Hawaii affected by the wildfires.  Disaster area taxpayers will now have until February 15, 2024, to file various federal individual and business…

What Do I Do if Control Number on W2 Not Working

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