Quality, Responsive Service - Neal, Scouten & McConnell provides responsive, quality accounting services. Our partners are personally involved with meeting your needs through hands-on involvement you don't see in larger firms. This one-on-one attention is more than a matter of style. It is a matter of trust because helping you achieve bottom-line success is our bottom-line. We are committed to earning your trust every day.
As a result of our partners' more than 66 years of combined experience, we provide thoughtful recommendations on maximizing profitability, minimizing expenses and eliminating inefficiencies. Our consulting experience covers a wide array of business concerns and situations. This wide-ranging experience has been applied to help manufacturing, service industries, food service, insurance agencies, healthcare organizations, physicians and physician groups, utility districts, cities, health and welfare organizations, and other non-profit entities achieve bottom-line success.
Audits and Other Attestation Services
Neal, Scouten & McConnell has considerable experience in conducting audits for a wide range of businesses and organizations, including manufacturers, government entities, utility districts, non-profits, real estate and construction entities, professional service firms, franchisees, healthcare providers and retirement plans. All audits are conducted in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America, and include tests of financial controls, records and other audit procedures necessary for us to express our opinion regarding your organization's financial statements. We also provide financial review and compilation services in situations in which less rigorous levels of assurance may be required and appropriate. Our work is undertaken with a goal of assessing your financial status, pinpointing inefficiencies and system problems, and joining your management team in correcting problems and maximizing profitability and efficiency.
Accounting Software and Support
If your business has purchased or is considering the purchase of accounting software, we can help ease the transition and provide advice and training to improve your productivity. We are certified to install, train and support your office staff on a number of accounting software packages. Our goal is to make sure that you get the kind of financial information you need to more confidently make important short-term and long-term decisions.
The tax code is a complex and often confusing set of laws that changes every year. Few managers are able to keep up with these changes, and fewer still have a tax planning strategy in place to maximize earnings and minimize tax payments. Neal, Scouten & McConnell can help make the tax code less of a burden and more of an opportunity to help your business - and your family - succeed. Whatever your tax reporting needs, we can help you prepare your returns. We can also take you through a thorough tax review and develop a comprehensive tax plan that will help you build and conserve your assets.
Small Business Accounting
Whether you have a downtown office or you operate out of your home, we help businesses of all sizes and types to achieve bottom-line success. We are small enough that you will not get lost in the shuffle, yet large enough to offer you a full line of accounting services for whatever business you are in. From payroll and bookkeeping to tax deposits and accounting, we can tailor our services to meet your particular needs.
Government and Tax-exempt Organizations
Our clients include cities, utility districts, school districts and numerous not-for-profit organizations. We annually conduct numerous Circular A-133 audits, and we know first-hand the auditing standards required by government and not-for-profit organizations. We are also adept at tailoring our work and focus to address the needs of your board, council or commission. We perform utility rate analyses, verification and due diligence for bond issues or refundings, and project feasibility studies. We can assist you on the adoption and implementation of GASB No. 34 as we are currently doing with many of our governmental clients.
Practice Financial Management
We provide accounting and financial management services to many physician group practices and other healthcare organizations. Neal, Scouten & McConnell is a member of the CPA Healthcare Network, a national association of CPA firms which specializes in providing services to the healthcare industry. That means we can help you keep on the leading edge of the latest healthcare industry changes and practices.
Estate taxes can often be a huge burden to families and may even force family businesses or property to be sold to cover the assessment. With our knowledge of the latest changes in tax laws, Neal, Scouten & McConnell, working together with your attorney, can provide you with practical ideas to limit your estate tax liabilities so that your legacy is more than just a memory.
As part of our financial planning services, Neal, Scouten & McConnell provides retirement planning advice and retirement plan design recommendations for both individual and business clients. Whatever your retirement goals or needs, we can help you budget and plan for your golden years with confidence.
Your personal financial goals are best achieved through careful planning. We provide expert financial planning advice for individuals and families trying to achieve a variety of goals, from education to retirement. For owners of closely-held businesses, we can develop a succession and exit plan that will maximize your net worth while minimizing your tax liability.
Whatever the purpose of your valuation, Neal, Scouten & McConnell is experienced in determining the most appropriate method to apply to your situation. Through our prior work with businesses, attorneys, medical practices and individuals, we have considerable expertise in business and medical valuations. In short, Neal, Scouten & McConnell has the professional expertise to perform any type of valuation service.