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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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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

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…

Russian-speaking accountant in Seattle, WA

Akopyan CPA is offering its services in two languages, English and Russian. Some members of our team have a Russian background, and the Russian language is their native language. Yuriy, the founder of Akopyan CPA, is Russian speaking accountant. He spent around ten years living in Moscow, where he worked as a senior accountant. He knows very well…

Expanded Credits for Families Highlight Tax Changes for 2021

Many People Who Don’t Normally File Should File This Year Expanded tax credits for families, a deduction for non-itemizers who give to charity and a higher limit for itemizers who give to charity are among the American Rescue Plan changes that taxpayers will see on their 2021 federal income tax return. This is a year…

Build Back Better’s Child Tax Credit Changes

President Biden’s American Rescue Plan made changes to the Child Tax Credit for 2021. It increased to as much as $3,000 per child ($3,600 for ages 5 and under). The age limit for qualifying children also rose to 17 (from 16).17 The maximum refundable portion of the child credit for each child under age 17 was limited to $1,400 per…