Lazar and Company provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At Lazar and Company, we strive to meet each client's specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment.
Our professional services include:
At Lazar and Company, CPAs, 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. Lazar and Company, CPAs'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:
At Lazar and Company, CPAs, we focus on building close client relationships that add long-term value. This includes assuring the solidity of financial records, evaluating financial procedures and working to produce strategies that help our clients face the myriad challenges of business planning and execution. Our clients benefit from objective analysis to assist in controlling costs, increasing efficiency, and implementing new technologies and procedures that take advantage of changes in the marketplace, accounting standards, and tax law. Our assurance services will improve information quality or its context, meaning more success for your business.
These services include but are not limited to:
Lazar and Company, CPAs's financial statement services comprise all three levels of assurance depending on your company's needs.
Audits offer the highest level of assurance to third parties, and include in-depth examination and confirmation of account balances, inventories, and selected transactions. We perform audits for you to remove errors, ascertaining the validity and reliability of your information.
Reviews provide limited assurance to outside interests and involve inquiries and analytical procedures that confirm financial statement matters and identify any items requiring further analysis. We perform reviews to ensure the integrity of your data.
Compilations are usually requested for internal purposes and are based upon information provided by a company's management. They do not offer assurance but may involve some adjustment to accounting records.
At Lazar and Company, CPA's we work closely with your estate attorney to ensure that appropriate tax strategies are implemented and properly documented in the estate tax return.
Lazar and Company, CPAs's goal is to help you reach your financial goals and maintain financial independence through a comfortable retirement. We can guide you through tough decision-making processes such as college planning, retirement planning, insurance, and tax, estate, and business succession planning. Whether you are developing a strategy or evaluating your current plan, Lazar and Company CPAs 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.
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Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. Lazar and Company, CPAs can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.
Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, Lazar and Company, CPAs can advise you on choosing an entity type and later restructuring if advantageous. With our knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs.
Professional representation can be vital during an audit, and our experience with tax authorities enables us to guide clients in their dealings with federal and state agencies. If you have been selected for an audit, the professional representation you can find with our firm can put many of your worries at bay. We are ready and willing to answer any and all questions the IRS may be asking of you.
CPAyroll, Inc. is our in-house payroll processing company, operating as a seperate division of our CPA firm. Our 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.
Good cash management can improve a company's liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. Lazar and Company, CPAs can help you maintain optimal cash flow levels by tracking sources and uses, forecasting, and budgeting accordingly. To a business entity, cash flow is something that can make or break the business' ability to survive. We can help you analyze your spending, re-balance your budget and/or debts for an optimal cash flow to support your business' success. This balance plan would be revisited if and when there were any major changes in your business structure to ensure that you are operating at an optimal level. With our help and guidance, you will always be on top of your finances and ready for the future.
No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. Lazar and Company, CPAs 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 upon your needs, our work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.
Whether your needs are corporate or personal, Lazar and Company, CPAs's professionals can assist you in sorting out the different options available for debt management and financing that will lower your payments and/or reduce the total amount of interest paid. Re-balancing your debts can also result in tax deduction savings. Even if you are able to handle the payments and the amounts of your current debts, our expertise may be able to save you money and/or lower your payments.
Our experience with the taxation of United States companies doing business abroad and residents working abroad as well as foreign corporations doing business in the United States or foreign citizens working in the United States has provided us with an extensive base of knowledge in the area of international taxation.
21800 Oxnard Street, Ste 250
Woodland Hills, CA 91367-3651
Telephone: (818) 981-4200
Fax: (818) 981-7238
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