Services

Accounting Services
Our Firm offers a complete range of accounting services, including receivables, payables, and payroll management. We prepare financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for use by banks, investors, and other third parties. Our firm will also prepare custom financial reports for internal, managerial use.


Accounting Software Selection & Implementation
Need help with accounting software selection and implementation? Our firm will help you select the software that's right for you and will teach you how to use it effectively.

Attest & Compilation Services

Attest is defined to mean providing assurance as to the reliability of financial statements.  Reviewed financial statements are an example of attest services.  We will gladly work with your bank or other financing institution to determine whether a Review or Compilation is necessary. We pledge to deliver cost-efficient attest and Compilation services in accordance with your mandatory and voluntary requirements including meeting your reporting deadlines.  We have been preparing Reviewed and Compiled financial statements for almost 50 years.  Our firm prepares professional, GAAP-compliant financial statements as well as tailor-made financial analyses that can help business owners and managers eliminate inefficiency and realize a business’s full profit potential.

Bookkeeping/Write-Up

Our firm provides full-charge bookkeeping services, including general journal and subsidiary ledger maintenance, bank statement reconciliation, and receivables and payables tracking and analysis. Our firm can provide as much or as little bookkeeping as you wish.  For example, many of our clients have decided to outsource their entire bookkeeping department to Stanislawski & Company, Inc.  They realize that they can be more profitable by focusing on their profit centers and getting rid of mundane projects like A/P and A/R which can cause more trouble than help, especially when they find out that we can do it for less than their present cost and we do it quicker, accurately and on time.

Business Consulting

Stanislawski & Company, Inc. is interested in assisting you with more than just tax preparation.  Please see the two examples below of our “business consulting” worksheets.  They list many important financial and non-financial planning considerations which our firm feels are critical to the long term planning of our clients.  An interesting quote which we hope motivates action is “People don’t plan to fail; they just fail to plan.”

 

We recommend periodic meetings to discuss the enclosed and specifically to talk about performance planning for businesses and their owners. Before the meeting it is advisable to mail our office a few of the important management reports that you review which assist you in deciding which direction to take in making your business more profitable (for example a business plan, marketing plan, etc.).  Remember “KNOWLEDGE + ACTION = RESULTS”.


Lifetime To Do List.pdf

Current Year Strategic Plan.pdf


Business Succession Planning
Stop wondering if and how your business will continue without you there. As experts in business succession planning, our firm can suggest many courses of action to provide assurance that your business will enjoy a smooth continuance and that your heirs and business associates will be well protected.

Buying & Selling a Business
Our firm advises prospective business purchasers about local market conditions, industry trends, and the financial condition of an acquisition candidate. If you are selling a business, we can offer advice for obtaining the best possible sales price and contract payout terms.

Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis
Our firm offers expert cash flow and budgeting analyses that can help you minimize cost overruns, lost purchase discounts, and uncollectable receivables. Many of our clients state that these value-added services are indispensable.


Consulting Services
Our company offers a wide range of consulting services to help you improve business operations, boost efficiency, and increase the bottom line.

Debt & Financial Services
We offer complete debt and financial counseling services, including installment debt consolidation, refinancing, and repackaging.

Employment Benefit Plans

We can help you in determining the optimal comprehensive employee benefit plans for your business.  Many of our clients use a customized defined benefit pension plan that contributes over $100,000 into the owner’s personal pension account. 

Estate, Gift & Trust Tax Return Preparation
Our firm provides expert preparation of federal and state estate, gift, and trust tax returns.

Example of Saving an Estate Over $270,000.pdf

Estate Allocation Worksheet A, B, & C Trusts.pdf

Estate Planning
Our firm offers estate planning services so you can minimize both federal and state estate tax liabilities. We will endeavor to protect your heirs from the unneeded emotional devastation that can be caused by estate tax levies.

Expert Witness Services

Our firm offers expert witness testimony in the areas of business conflict, divorce mediation, estate taxes and other matters requiring forensic accounting expertise.

Financial Forecast & Projections
Our firm provides complete financial and business forecasting services, including proforma projections. We will also customize -What If- planning scenarios to help management foresee and plan for unexpected business contingencies.

Financial Planning
Our firm offers a complete array of financial planning services and will work closely with you to help you achieve your financial goals.

Forensic Accounting
Our firm offers tailor-made forensic accounting services as well as expert testimony. We are often consulted during matrimonial disputes and partnership dissolutions to provide business valuation services and uncover malfeasance and financial irregularities.

Fraud Prevention & Detection
Nobody likes to think about being robbed by an employee, but it can happen. Our firm has the knowledge to protect your assets from employee theft and can implement and systems to detect and deter fraudulent activity.

Internet Commerce
Our firm is well aware of the tax compliance and technological challenges you face when you are considering Internet Commerce ventures. We will be happy to help.


Investment Review
Our firm will perform a custom portfolio analysis and review the risks and returns of specific investments including stocks, bonds, REITs, and limited partnerships. We will also determine an optimal asset allocation for you by taking your unique personal and financial goals and resources into account.

IRS and State/Local Representation
Our firm knows the tax laws, and we know how your tax return was prepared. We can provide complete representation services before the IRS as well as state and local taxing authorities. We are also experienced in negotiating Offers in Compromise with the IRS.

Litigation Support
We can provide a full range of assistance for you and your legal counsel.

Management Advisory Services
We have assisted our clients in making millions.  For example, one of our clients grew from grossing $300K annually to netting $20M+ annually.  Our firm offers complete management advisory services, including systems implementation and management, cost controls, employee benefit plan restructuring, and much more. Our motto is the better you do; the better we do.  So we are extremely motivated towards your business and personal success. 

Mergers & Acquisitions
Our firm are experienced Mergers and Acquisitions counselors that can help you perform all requisite financial analysis and due diligence. We will help guide you through alternative financing, financial disclosure, non-compete agreements and a myriad of other M & A considerations.

Non-Profit Organizations 

Based on our experience with non-profit organizations, we strongly recommend that non-profit organizations have certain policies, practices and procedures in place as they are addressed on the Form 990 (Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax).  We further recommend that California non-profit organizations obtain the Guide for Charities and other publications offered through the California Attorney General’s office at http://www.ag.ca.gov/charities/publications/guide_for_charities.pdf. Also, the National Health Council publishes a set of Standards of Excellence for Voluntary Health Agencies as an example of good operating practices. The standards cover the areas of governance, personnel policies, programs, fundraising, finance, accounting and reporting, and evaluation.  Some policies may not be applicable to your organization.  The Standards can be found at www.nationalhealthcouncil.org/forms/soe.pdf.  Please be advised that due to constant changes in federal, state and local regulations some of the information provided below may need updating.

 

Please review the following link for suggested policies, practices, and procedures and check off the policies, practices, and procedures that your organization is already in compliance with. For those policies, practices, or procedures that are not currently in place, we recommend you meet with your Board of Directors and your attorney to establish those applicable policies, practices, or procedures immediately.  Sample policies may be found on the internet.

 

This document is intended for reference only.  As the information is designed solely to provide guidance to the readers, it is not intended to be a substitute for someone seeking personalized professional advice based on specific factual situations.  Although we have made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information provided is accurate, Stanislawski & Company, Inc. makes no warranties, expressed or implied, on the information provided.   The reader accepts the information as is and assumes all responsibility for the use of such information.

Required Policies, Practices and Procedures.pdf

Payroll Services
Our firm offers complete payroll preparation and payroll tax reporting services. We prepare all federal and state returns and offer full magnetic media and electronic filing capabilities.

Retirement Planning
It is never too early to start planning for retirement. If you want to live the same lifestyle--or an even better one--than you do now, you need to start planning for retirement...NOW. We can analyze your projected income and expenses and suggest investment funding techniques to help you make sure that your golden years 10, 20, and even 50 years from now live up to your expectations.


Sales Tax Services
Our firm prepares all sales tax filings and offers full sales tax audit representation.


Tax Planning
Our firm continuously monitors federal, state, and local tax law changes to allow its clients to minimize current and future tax liabilities. If necessary, we can implement tailor-made due-date tax compliance monitoring systems to prevent costly interest and penalty assessments attributable to late filing. Of course, we offer full tax preparation and filing services.


Tax Preparation
Our firm offers professional preparation of all federal, state, and local tax returns at competitive, affordable rates.


Tax Services
Our firm offers a full range of tax planning and compliance services. We will work with you year-round if necessary in order to minimize your total tax burden. Our firm also prepares all federal, state and local tax returns for individuals and businesses.