Accounting, Tax and Financial Consulting
for Businesses and Individuals
Our firm provides high-quality, reasonably-priced accounting, tax,financial, consulting & educational services to businesses with gross receiptsup to $20 million. You get "big-city" credentials and expertise at small-townprices in the following industries:
- Food and Beverage
- Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry and Fishing
- Common Interest Realty Associations
- Real Estate Brokerage, Development & Management
- Wholesale Distribution
- Non-Profit Organizations including Governmental
- State and Local Government
- Professional Services
- Construction Contractors
Appropriate, knowledgeable and industry-specific data collection,analysis and reporting on results of operations and financial forecasts can eliminateunnecessary taxes and facilitate the communication of useful management informationand advice to decision makers, reducing costs and increasing profits.
More simply put, we don't just sit by passively and do your taxreturn. We pro-actively advise you on how you can do better financially. You getvaluable consultation in advance, high-level technical support for your in-housebookkeepers & controller, and expert opinions & advice when you need it themost, not just at tax-time.
Peer Review for CPAs, under the AICPA Practice Monitoring Program,with Education-oriented peer review services for local Northern California CPA firms.
Tax & Financial Consulting for Individuals, Estates and Trustsrequiring complex planning and tax reduction strategies.
Geographic Service Areas
Ongoing services are limited to Northern California, however consults, audits, peerreview and litigation-support regarding economic damages are available nationally.(Consider a tax-deductible visit to our offices in the heart of the Sonoma Wine Country....)
Fees and Retainers
Hourly fees are based on the level of expertise requiredfor the job plus expenses.
Package Engagements offer an economic alternative to thestandard fee-for-service approach to CPA services. Contracted services clarify expectationsand eliminate surprises, facilitating budgeting for you and improved staffing andwork scheduling for us. Fees are typically based on adjusted gross sales volume,but choosing the right package for your firm will be based on an agreement as towhat is appropriate for your situation.
Accounting Firm Contacts
Activities are delegated to the lowest cost competent provider,minimizing billings to you, unless otherwise requested. You will be pro-activelyadvised if a lower-cost option is available for any activity, but we never push youoff on a junior accountant to learn at your expense, as occurs at some large firms.You get who you want to do your job, but if you only need bookkeeping, you shouldonly pay for a bookkeeper!
List of Services
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Accounting, Tax and Financial Consulting for the Food & Beverage Industries
...for Businesses, Individuals, Estates and Trusts Requiring Complex Planning and Tax Reduction Strategies
Litigation Support Relative to Economic Damages
An Independent Peer Review for CPAs under the AICPA Practice Monitoring Program
Curriculum Vitae of Constance Coughlan MA, CMA, CPA
CPA and Food & Wine Jokes
M.C. Coughlan Accountancy Corporation
Constance Coughlan, MA, CMA, CPA, (JD Candidate), President
843 Second Street·Santa Rosa·Sonoma County·California·95404-4609
phone 707.546.7850 -- fax 707.546.7416 -- Email MCCAC@mccoughlan.com
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Institute of Certified Management Accountants
@1997 M.C. Coughlan