Making informed management decisions requires timely and reliable financial statements. In order to arrive at the end result of reliable financial statements, the daily, routine accounting tasks must be maintained accurately and consistently. Optimal accounting processes and procedures must be in place to ensure that reliable information is reported to management in a timely manner.
General Accounting Services
Financial statements are the primary tools used to communicate the results of your organization. Your stakeholders, such as financial institutions, governing boards, and investors, may require an audited financial statement to communicate these results. The primary ob- jective of each audit is to communicate an opinion on the fair presentation of the financial position and operational results of the client. By identifying the opportunities and risk in your organization, our audit team will assess the most efficient way to audit your organiza- tion. Planning the audit using a risk-based approach provides a streamlined, value-added auditing process.
Whether contemplating the sale of a business, involved in estate planning, or looking to secure financing, Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, provides clients with quality business valuation services. Our professionals do more than provide a number; our comprehensive valuation report analyzes the competitive environment in which your business operates and examines the industry as a whole. We assess your company's financial strengths and strategic positioning in order to provide you with an insightful report that fully supports an opin- ion of value.
Business valuation is not an exact science; it is based on judgment, experience, and relevant information. Your business needs profes- sionals who are experienced in evaluating all types of organizations. Our specialists have a broad range of technical experience and re- sources to work with all of your current service providers, such as attorneys, bankers, and financial advisors to produce a comprehensive valuation report to assist in your future business decisions.
Our Financial Advisors are ready to assist in the issuance of bonds for public entities such as universities and local government units. Let our team of professionals determine your organization’s financing needs and look at the options that are available for financing in both short and long-term debt scenarios. Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, consultants will assist in the issuance of bonds and help prepare for rating agency presentations.
General Consulting Services
The TMH construction and real estate team has established a reputation for providing high quality, cost effective solutions. Examples of construction entities that we provide services to include: road and bridge, heavy highway, mechanical, specialty and home builders. In the real estate area, typical businesses we serve include: shopping centers, land subdivision, condominium development, and management companies.
General Construction & Real Estate Services
Forensic accountants are professionals who use a unique blend of education and experience to apply accounting, auditing, and investiga- tive skills to assist attorneys with divorce and bankruptcy matters, fraud investigations, and assistance with insurance and lost profit claims. Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, has certified specialists that work exclusively in forensic accounting and litigation matters. Forensic accounting offers an analysis of the data. Litigation support takes it one step further by offering experience in the courtroom through credible testimony and presentation of the data. At Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, we use a wide ranges of experience and re- sources to accumulate the appropriate data turn it into useful information for court and arbitration situations.
In the governmental environment, entities are held to a high standard of accountability while under constant public scrutiny. Reliable financial statements and quality decision support are critical factors in determining success for the governmental entity. Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, has over thirty years experience with governmental accounting and operational issues. The governmental sector has grown to represent one of the larger industries served within the firm's client base.
Solutions for Government
A leader in providing solutions to state and local government entities, Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, has a strong commitment to the industry. Our team members regularly host engagements at industry events, as well as speak on emerging industry issues for educational events.
Committed to the Highest Quality Work
The Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, governmental team has an established reputation for providing high quality, cost effective solutions to state and local governments. Our experienced governmental team provides services to entities varying in the size of budgets and complexity of issues. Examples of entities that we provide services to include: cities, counties, towns, school districts, various quasi-governmental agencies and authorities, and universities.
From traditional audit services, to assisting with your bond restructuring, our services include:
With frequent regulatory changes, hospital systems and physician practices require financial professionals that can keep them on point with emerging issues. Timely advice is necessary for an organization to avoid any negative impact to the financial and operational areas. Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, has a healthcare team ready to offer solutions that will support your organization's goals, while keeping you in compliance with regulatory agencies.
Involved in the Healthcare Industry
Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, has a strong commitment to the industry by playing an active role in healthcare associations. The knowledge, experience, and resources available allow our team to provide tailored solutions for our healthcare clients.
High Quality, Cost Effective Solutions
The Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, healthcare team has an established reputation for providing high quality, cost effective solutions to hospital systems and physician practices.
General Healthcare Services
Please call our office for more details regarding our Information Technology services.
In today's business environment, opportunities as well as threats to your success can occur rapidly. It is vital to retain experienced professionals who can offer relevant and timely solutions. In addition to providing traditional accounting services, Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, provides a variety of management advisory and consulting services. With an experienced team of professionals and a wide range of resources, we offer comprehensive solutions that keep you on point with your goals.
Management Advisory Services
Whether you have special project opportunities, financial staff turnover issues, or are considering an acquisition, our professionals can meet your needs. Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, offers the following management advisory and consulting services:
Accounting & Operational
Day to Day Services
On-going Project Work
Projections and Forecasts
Process and Procedure Review
Information Systems Needs Assessment
Information System Maintenance
Advisory Services Involving Compliance and Regulatory Changes
Representation with Federal and State Agencies
Tax Law Change Updates
Cost Segregation Studies
Estate and Succession Planning and Strategies
Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
Utility Rate Studies
Annexation Litigation Studies
Bond Refunding and Debt Restructure Analysis
Including Capital Improvement Plans and Cash Flow Projections and Forecasts
MD&A and Financial Statement Consultation and Preparation
Fixed Asset Inventory Management Services
Financial Services for Water and Sewer Systems
Including Business Valuations for Utility Districts and Cost Feasibility Studies
Accounting Process and Procedure Assessment
Information System Audit and Assessment
Internal Audit Functions
Valuation & Litigation
Business Sale, Acquisition, or Merger
Buy / Sell Agreements
Business Type Conversions
Estate and Gift Taxes
Shareholder / Partnership Dispute Resolution
Designed to Maximize Shareholder Value
Breach of Contract
Director and Officer Liability
Lender / Borrower Disputes
Fidelity Bond Claims
Litigation Support, Including Expert Testimony
Loss of Business Value
Due Diligence Analysis & Reporting
With the constantly changing nature of tax laws and regulations, your business requires tax professionals that stay on top of all emerging tax issues. At Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, we help clients anticipate how these emerging issues can affect business strategies, and we provide tailored solutions.
A Proactive Approach to Providing Tax Solutions
While the most immediate need may be to prepare a tax return to report to governmental agencies, our team knows that planning a solid strategy to reduce tax liability is key to the client's success. Our team takes a proactive approach to providing tax solutions for our clients. By understanding the client's specific needs and combining that understanding with our technical expertise, a tax strategy will be designed that minimizes your tax liability.
When planning tax strategies, your business may be the most immediate concern, but do not neglect your personal wealth management issues. Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, professionals will consult with you in order to gain an understanding of personal estate issues. Our team will review how your assets are currently structured, then develop recommendations of how to best minimize tax transfers, while maximizing tax savings.
Personal Service from a Committed Team
For Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, staff, vast resources are available to guide clients through the complex maze of tax laws and regulations. Continuing education and extensive industry knowledge are key elements for our staff that allow us to provide the highest quality tax service to our clients. With Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC, clients find responsive, personal service from a committed team ready to lead throughout the process of planning a tax strategy that allows clients to realize their goals.
With many years of experience in federal, state, and local tax compliance issues, Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC's team offers a variety of tax services:
Tax Return Planning, Preparation, and Compliance
Representation with Federal and State Agencies
Tax Law Change Updates
Real Estate Exchanges
State and Local Issues
Wealth Management Issues
Income Tax Planning - Estates & Trusts
Succession Planning - Personal & Business Assets
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