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Professional Services Overview


RubinBrown’s Professional Services Group provides various services to entities ranging from start-up firms to multi-office organizations. You will benefit from our many resources and years of experience working with service professionals.

With the understanding that serving professional services firms requires much more than traditional accounting services, we focus on developing a relationship with you that enhances your organizational and personal goals.

We also maintain specialized departments, each staffed with professionals experienced in working with service-focused organizations. Our professional staff provides a wealth of resources with direct experience in many facets of the operations of a professional services firm. The same partners and managers will work with your organization each year in order to grow in their knowledge of your business and to provide continuity.

Our professional staff provides a wealth of resources with direct experience in many facets of the operations of a professional services firm.

The same partners and managers will work with your organization each year in order to grow in their knowledge of your business and to provide continuity.

As professional advisors, we specialize in helping you realize a sound financial future through effective practice management, income tax, retirement, personal financial, estate and fringe benefit planning.

Areas of Expertise

The RubinBrown Professional Services Group specializes in serving professional services entities including:

  • Law firms
  • Physician practices and health care related practices
  • Management, marketing, technology and other consultants
  • Advertising agencies and public relations firms
  • Staffing firms
  • Investment advisors
  • Insurance agencies
  • Other professional services firms

The RubinBrown Professional Services Group provides customized services as follows:

Assurance Services:

  • Audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements
  • ViewPoints Report

Practice Management:

  • Start-up assistance
  • Structure of entity
  • Office reviews
  • Employee policies, benefits and compensation
  • Satisfaction surveys- client, employee and patient
  • Policy and procedure manuals
  • Educating associates and stakeholders
  • Insurance analysis
  • Strategic planning
  • Internal control/operational reviews
  • Organizational and operational benchmark studies
  • Technology consulting

Accounting & Financial Management:

  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Cash flow analysis and projections
  • Billing and collections
  • Billing and overhead rate development and analysis
  • Accounting systems and functions
  • Financing and capital needs
  • Statistical comparisons
  • Buy/lease analysis
  • Outsourcing of accounting functions

Tax Consulting:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Tax planning and compliance
  • Retirement plans- design and administration
  • Tax structuring
  • Personal wealth management

State & Local Tax Consulting:

  • Corporate income and franchise taxes
  • Property taxes
  • Credits and incentives
  • Sales and use taxes

Other Consulting:

  • Business valuations
  • Insurance claims
  • Lost profits quantification
  • Government claims and audits
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Succession planning

01/17/2013

Focus on Professional Services: Implications of the New Tax Law


As a service to RubinBrown’s professional services clients, we have summarized the prominent provisions of the new tax law that are most applicable to your businesses.

02/01/2012

Focus on Professional Services: New Audit Technique Guides Issued


Over the last year, the IRS released revised comprehensive Audit Technique Guides (ATG) for auditors to use in conducting exams of individuals in professional service industries.

06/22/2010

Focus on Professional Services: Proposed Legislative Changes Could Affect S Corporations


Congress is considering legislation that could have a major effect on S Corporations, specifically those involved in professional services.

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