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.
The IRS Non-filer Tool Is Now Closed
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Getting Married: What Newlyweds Need to Know Regarding Taxes
Taxes might be the last thing on your mind on your wedding day, but tying the knot can have a big impact on your tax situation. Here are some of the most important things you should know. Marriage tax penalty or marriage bonus? Maybe you’ve heard of the so-called marriage tax penalty: a quirk in the…
Tax and Personal Finance Tips for New Parents
Expanding your family? Whether you’re in the planning stages or your bundle of joy has already arrived, raising a child is one of life’s greatest joys — and biggest expenses. And we’re not just talking about the costs of college. From diapers to daycare, from braces to bicycles, parents are often shocked by the constant…
Will Your Planned Retirement Income Be Enough after Taxes?
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Forms W-2 and 1099-NEC: Deadlines, Extensions, and Penalties
Businesses that hire employees and non-employee contract workers must give them end-of-year tax information, with W-2 forms going to employees and 1099-NEC forms to non-employees. This information also must be filed with the appropriate federal agencies. This article gives you information on the deadlines for these forms, what to do if you need an extension,…
What Is IRS Form 1096?
IRS Form 1096 is a summary and transmittal tax form that gives the IRS information on the Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, or W-2G your company sent out to other recipients. Your business needs to use it only when you submit those forms to the IRS in a paper format. When and How…