CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A. provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A., we strive to meet each client's specific needs in planning for the future and pursuing their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment.
Our professional services include:
- Tax Management Services
- Estate and Trust Planning and Tax Preparation
- Employee Benefits, Pension, and Profit-Sharing Plans
- Business Valuation
Tax Management Services
At CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A., we guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.
From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A.'s accounting services steer you closer to these goals with accurate record-keeping and reporting as well as support on financial issues such as initial accounting system setup, cost-containment, tax planning, investments, and employee benefit and profit-sharing plans.
These services include but are not limited to:
- General ledger and financial statement preparation
- Bookkeeping (Monthly, quarterly, or annual)
- Accounting system setup and support
- Payroll processing
- Cash flow budgeting and forecasting
- Personal financial statements
- Employee benefit and profit-sharing plans
- Corporate tax planning and return preparation
- Litigation support
Estate and Trust Planning and Tax Preparation
Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A.'s role is to help you navigate the complex and shifting tax laws to facilitate the transfer of assets and minimize the tax liability of your beneficiaries. Everyone should have a well-thought-out plan as to how to distribute the assets left in one's estate so as to avoid complications and to be sure that the individual’s wishes are followed. Having your taxes and estate thoroughly and carefully planned will ensure that your loved ones don't have any complications to deal with during a time of loss.
Financial and Retirement Planning
CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A.'s goal is to help you pursue your financial goals and maintain financial independence through a comfortable retirement. We can guide you through tough decision-making processes such as asset allocation, investment performance monitoring, college education funding, retirement plans, insurance, and tax, estate, and business succession planning. Whether you are developing an investment strategy or evaluating current investments, CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A. can ensure that your portfolio will take into account tax implications for an advantageous after-tax return. The road to retirement is a long one and we can help you to take the proper steps to reach your goals.
Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A. can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.
CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A.'s payroll services can help you reduce the time spent on administration through developing and implementing a computerized payroll system that will facilitate processing, timely payment and preparation of tax returns.
Employee Benefits, Pension, and Profit-Sharing Plans
Choosing and administering benefit plans for your employees is often a complex process. CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A. can help you develop, implement, and administer your benefit, retirement, and profit-sharing plans with an eye toward rewarding your employees and reaching your company's financial and business goals. We can also help maximize tax advantages in implementing these plans. As your business grows, your business and your employees will be rewarded for the hard work that contributed to the success of your business.
Financial Projections and Forecasts
No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A. combines expertise and experience with a gained understanding of your business to produce financial projections that can help you manage your business plan and spending. Forecasting for the future is imperative to your company's success. We make it a point to keep current with market trends and updates so that your business can be prepared for what is to come. Depending on your needs, our work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.
The range of needs for valuing businesses continues to widen, and CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A. can provide in-depth analysis to help you identify and analyze the factors that drive the value of your company or one in which you have an interest. Uses for this service include estate planning and compliance, buying and selling businesses, divorce matters, family limited partnerships and ESOPs. There are so many factors that contribute to the perceived value of a business. Our expert help can help you evaluate entities that you have an interest in and guide you towards making business decisions that you feel confident with.
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Sales
Business transactions and transitions are complicated affairs, and whether you're buying, selling, or considering a potential merger, CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A. can provide professional know-how to help you successfully structure and negotiate the deal. CRAIG, BARRY & POSTON, P.A. employs careful analysis and due diligence to determine a fair asking price, pinpoint the most favorable tax structures, evaluate financial and cash flow impact, and assess compatible business functions and tactics. Expanding or contracting your business is a huge undertaking. With our expert advice, you can make the right business decisions for your business for optimum success.