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At Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA, my staff will work with you to create a package of services designed to maximize your profits and control your tax liability. You can be assured that my office values your relationship and the uniqueness of your business and financial situation. Please contact my office at 828-689-3500, if you would like more information regarding any of the following services.

Small Business Accounting

As a small business owner, you have many diverse responsibilities and often do not have the time to keep up with your bookkeeping. Eliminate this stress by allowing Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA to take care of your books for you, so that you can get back to the important job of running your business. Let us:

  • Reconcile your Bank Statements
  • Create and maintain your General Ledger
  • Generate an Income Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Provide you with Bookkeeping Services (Monthly, Quarterly, Annually)
  • Prepare Compilations
  • Compute and Prepare Your Payroll
  • Prepare Federal and State Payroll Reports
  • Provide you with timely Consultations
  • Prepare your Sales Tax Reports
  • Prepare your Business Property Tax Listings

These services provided on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis, not only meet governmental requirements, but will also provide you with valuable information needed to make sound business decisions.


At Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA, a wide range of payroll services are offered to help eliminate or reduce your risk of error when calculating and filing your own payroll taxes. By having accounting professionals assist you with your payroll, you can rest easy knowing that your payroll will not only be accurate, but that it will be compliant with the ever-changing and often complex federal, state and local payroll tax laws. This again, frees you to concentrate on other important business issues.

Because each business situation is different, I invite you to take advantage of the free initial consultation. A customized payroll package can be designed to meet your individual needs.

Payroll services are available in two options:

  • Comprehensive Live Payroll Service (payroll checks are prepared and printed by Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA) or,
  • After-the-fact Payroll Service (you prepare your payroll; Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA handles reporting requirements and payroll deposit computations)
  • BOTH options include:
    • IRS and State tax reporting as well as tax deposits,
    • Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual payroll tax reports, including W-2, W-3 and 1099 forms

Tax Preparation and Planning

Preparing your own taxes can be an intimidating or unpleasant task that you may simply not have the time or the patience to complete. One look at the constantly changing and complex tax laws can often create more questions than answers to your tax questions. Even with the many computer software tax preparation packages on the market, there is still no substitute for an experienced professional. At Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA, a high priority is placed on keeping staff abreast of current tax law through participation in annual continuing education seminars.

Tax Preparation Service will provide you with:

  • Free User-Friendly Tax Organizer
  • Returns prepared using professional level tax software
  • Year-round Tax Support and Consultation
  • Individual Tax Returns
  • Partnership Tax Returns
  • Corporate Tax Returns
  • Trust and Estate Tax Returns
  • IRS representation

A pro-active approach is taken to assist you in legally reducing your tax liability. Strategies are developed to maximize your after-tax income, yet keep you in compliance with current tax law. Let the professionals at Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA help you plan before you make those important financial decisions.

Cash Flow Management

Cash Flow issues can often be challenging for the average small business owner. Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA can assist you in establishing a strong cash flow reporting system to meet both your personal and business needs. You will be able to see where your money went. Short-term or long-term cash flow projections can be created to assist you in managing your daily cash and in assessing cash availability for your long-term capital needs.


QuickBooks has fast become one of the most popular business accounting software systems in use by small businesses. Let Alan and his staff assist you in determining if QuickBooks is for you. They are prepared to come to your place of business to assist you with QuickBooks initial setup and installation. You and your employees can be trained to use this system to best serve your needs. When your employees have QuickBooks questions, my office is only an email, fax or phone call away.

Consulting Services

Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA offers a variety of consulting services to assist you in making informed decisions about your business and personal interests.

  • New business start-up
  • Selection of entity type
  • Loan refinance
  • Accounting software selection and setup
  • Buying/Selling of a business
  • College planning
  • Financial planning

Entity Selection and Restructuring

Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, Alan C. Cuthbertson, CPA can advise you on choosing an entity type and later restructuring if advantageous. With my knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs.

IRS Representation

Professional representation can be vital during an audit, and my experience with tax authorities enables me to guide clients in their dealings with federal and state agencies. If you have been chosen for an audit, the professional representation you will find with my firm can put many of your worries at bay. I am ready and willing to answer any and all questions the IRS may be asking of you.

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