Avant Taxs retail clients benefit from the depth of experience of the professionals working with the Retail Industry. This team offers real world experience gained from working with clients, across a range of sub-niches from grocery store to drug store to hardware and sporting goods stores.
This expertise enables us to work closely with clients, earning their trust and delivering exactly the scope of services that they find most relevant. Our team is knowledgeable about the trends and changes that are impacting our clients in this sector. At our clients suggestion, and working in tandem with them, our professionals offer traditional bookkeeping, payroll, tax and business consulting along with:
- Business Valuation
- Cash Flow Management
- Consulting Services
- Cost Segregation Analysis
- Estate and Gift Planning
- Financing Alternatives
- Forecasts and Projections
- Industry Benchmarking and Trend Analysis
- Internal Control/Risk Management Assessments
- Lease Versus Buy Analysis
- LIFO Inventory Benefit Analysis
- Monitoring Attrition Rates and Gross Profit Trends
- New Site Evaluation
- Strategic Planning and General Business Advisory Services
- Tax Credit Optimization
Global competition has transformed the landscape for manufacturing and wholesale industry. Manufacturing Companies and wholesale businesses face an increasingly complex set of issues in the expanding global marketplace.
They deal with the constantly shifting landscape of international and domestic trade and its inherent regulatory and competitive challenges, unpredictable consumer buying patterns, and volatility in supply chains and energy costs that can be the difference between profitability and stagnancy. With obstacles like these they often need objective advice or sometimes a sounding board to help them formulate the most effective solutions.
Our strategic and business planning initiatives with clients have helped them focus on core competencies where they can be profitable. Many have strategically refined their decision-making in response to our operational reviews, investing in the infrastructure and processes to make sustainable performance improvements.
Our manufacturing and wholesale business clients benefit from using our services for:
- Tax compliance, reporting and consultations
- Outsourced bookkeeping and payroll
- Strategic Planning
- Budgeting and Cash Flow Projections
- Business valuation
- Cost Containment Consulting
- Cost Segregation Studies
- International Business and Tax Planning and Compliance
- Merger and Acquisition Assistance
- Productivity and Profit Improvement Consulting
Consumer-focused companies need to improve and get ahead of their competitors in this challenging business world, and we at Avant Tax assist our clients with the services offered by our tax and business consultants. Our clients, which are the consumer companies, operate on different organizational structures and operate in different sectors (publishing, textile, retail, personal care, furniture, entertainment, etc.) locally, nationally, and internationally.
Industry-specific services we offer include, but not limited to:
- Auditing royalty
- Supply chain management
- International tax reporting.
- Consumer behavior consultation
- Mergers and acquisitions services
- Investigation of fraud
At Avant Tax, we are proud to offer a wide range of specific services to the real estate owners, developers and investors. We are dedicated to staying ahead of the curve to help you navigate a volatile market. Our professionals have gained years of experience in providing tax and advisory services including acquisitions, development, disposition, and investment management of properties
Our professionals work closely with each client, offering a customized approach that addresses their distinctive situation. We are problem solvers who understand the core issues facing their business and will work with them to achieve a practical solution.
Our real estate clients tell us that they appreciate our ability to focus on their distinctive circumstances, acknowledging that a one-size-fits-all approach is simply no longer effective or efficient in today�s sophisticated and constantly evolving real estate industry. We look forward to applying the rigorous approach to overcome your challenges and help you take full advantage of emerging opportunities. Whether we offer technical services, introductions to key influencers or cutting edge resources and information, Avant Tax. is the firm of choice for middle market, family-owned business leaders and entrepreneurs in the real estate marketplace.
The food industry is known for its slim profit margins and intense competition. Recognizing the complexities surrounding the industry are unique, we work closely with our clients to provide new ideas, approaches, analyses and best practice recommendations to add value to clients� operations.
We work with our clients to provide tax planning opportunities integrated with business operations to contain or reduce tax function costs, and integrate bottom line results through tax savings and added value. Long-term strategic solutions for tax savings and compliance are identified along with short term improvement to the bottom line. In addition we have deep strength in federal and state taxation, bookkeeping, sales and use tax and payroll services and other business consulting for this industry.
The construction industry has experienced significant challenges in recent years. Many construction companies had to make hard business decisions to survive the recession. Avant Tax professionals provide advice and support clients through the downturn and help them proactively plan for the future. We help our clients manage profitability and risk in a changing market and help them understand the ever-changing tax regulations and their impact on tax planning strategies. Avant Tax team understands the business cycles, special income tax issues and financial reporting.
Avant Tax professionals help businesses thrive in an industry notorious for high turnover, intense competition, tight controls and high costs. Our firm works with restaurant chains, clubs, hotels, motels, resorts, franchise groups, property management and senior housing companies, counseling them on all aspects of their businesses and serving as trusted advisors. Our sole focus is to work in tandem with our accountants to help our clients drive profits.
The hospitality industry is highly competitive and cyclical in nature. You need the right accounting and tax advisor to make the most of your investment and opportunity. Because we strive to be your trusted advisor, we expand our focus beyond your every day needs. We assist our hospitality clients in growing their portfolios with help in financing arrangements, acquisitions, deal structure, cash flow forecasting and government incentives.
Our services for the hospitality industry include:
- Internal auditing/on-site reviews
- Cost segregation
- Operational and profitability reviews
- Sales and use tax
- Property tax
- Tip reporting and other payroll issues
- Cash flow forecasting
- Financing assistance
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Estate and succession planning
Our depth of knowledge and breadth of experience in taxation as well as the real estate industry in general allows us to provide innovative alternatives and ideas to our clients, giving you the resources you need to make the right decisions, when you need to make them.
The competitive environment for professional service firms is constantly evolving. The price pressure, demand for talent and increased competition has created a state of flux for firms in the industry.
Avant Tax�s professionals have years of experience serving law firms, engineering firms, architectural firms and insurance firms. Our professionals spend time staying current on trends and issues affecting the industry. We are professionals serving professionals, and our clients benefit from our firsthand understanding of the unique issues facing the industry.
We work with clients to manage profitability and risk in a volatile market and to help them understand the ever-changing tax regulations and their impact on tax planning strategies.
Our accountants have experience with specific profitability and compensation questions related to professional services firms and are always looking ahead to help them make the most effective financial choices. We are able to increase operating efficiency and improve cost containment strategies for our clients through developing financial controls, management reporting and operational policy reviews.
Our team helps educate our clients by offering in-house trainings on how to interpret and make decisions based on financial metrics.
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At Avant Tax, we know that managing the tax and financial aspect of your business can be one more thing keeping you away from your patients. With this in mind, our firm offers a broad array of services to a diverse group of clients in the healthcare industry including hospitals, physician practices, multi-site medical groups and not-for-profit health organizations specifically tailored to meet your business needs. Our clients benefit from our many resources and our diverse experience in healthcare. Our services include healthcare consulting, traditional tax and business consulting services and business valuation.
Avant Tax provides a range of tax consulting services to law firms and their partners. We have dedicated professionals with industry experience, to serve the unique needs of law firms. With the capability of providing a suite of wide-ranging services, as professional advisors, we specialize in helping law firms and their partners realize a sound financial future.
Avant Tax has been committed to providing exceptional service to the non profit organizations including public charities, foundations, associations and international organizations. Our professionals provide solutions and best practice recommendations to help nonprofits maintain financial stability with increased accountability and transparency, an especially important goal during these economically volatile times. Our team is well positioned to provide clients with the highest level of services in addressing federal and state compliance requirements. Additionally, our team regularly consults with clients on tax questions and planning opportunities with respect to both current law and any proposed legislation.
Our professionals have particular expertise in preparing Forms 990 and 990-T. We apply knowledge of current tax law to minimize liabilities and protect tax exempt status. We understand the importance of knowing each client�s unique situation and closely monitor ever-changing tax laws and regulations. In addition to Form 990 and 990-T compliance, we regularly assist with issues such as:
- Unrelated business income (UBI) tax analysis
- Privation foundation tax analysis
- Tax implications of �alternative investments�
- Cost allocation analysis for UBI activities
- Financial reporting
- Public support calculations
- Exempt status consulting
- Charitable donation reporting
- Executive compensation planning
- Independent tax review (FIN48 adaptation)
- IRS compliance regarding fundraising activities