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Entrepreneurial Services

Business owners partner with RubinBrown because we help them improve and grow their businesses. We are not just accountants or tax professionals. We are trusted business advisors — from entering the marketplace to deciding it is time to exit, through retirement, selling the business or transitioning to the next generation.

The Entrepreneurial Services Group serves over 475 clients with a broad knowledge of business, accounting and tax issues. RubinBrown started over 55 years ago by serving emerging, entrepreneurial enterprises. These clients are still a key part of our business. We have been partners throughout the years as they evolve and expand, offering personalized, objective advice and guidance.

We understand the issues and risks encountered by business owners. The members of the Entrepreneurial Services Group possess a high level of expertise in handling the challenges of managing a profitable, growing business in today's marketplace.

Our clients have big ideas. We help them reach their potential. As your company grows, you need the support and expertise of a firm that can cater to all aspects of your business.

  • Information technology
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Benefits
  • Wealth management

We work with clients in a variety of industries including physician practices and other health-care related entities, law firms, architects and engineers, advertising firms, manufacturers and distributors, contractors, home builders, retailers and technology-related companies.

Assurance and Accounting Services

  • Record transactions, prepare general ledger and related journals
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annually compiled financial statements
  • Prepare reviewed financial statements
  • Perform operational reviews
  • Assess internal controls
  • Outsourcing of accounting services
  • Installation, support and training on automated accounting systems including QuickBooks and Peachtree

Tax Planning and Compliance Services

  • Tax planning for business entities and their owners
  • Analysis of records
  • Preparation of federal, state and local tax returns
  • Planning for quarterly estimated tax payments
  • Preparation and planning for sales and use tax
  • Preparation of property tax returns
  • Preparation and/or review of payroll tax filings
  • Research on payroll related issues

Business Advisory Services

  • Start-up services
  • Business entity selection/change
  • Business plan development
  • Budgeting and financial analysis
  • Analyze cash flow and cash management
  • Lease vs. purchase analysis
  • Office procedures review
  • Succession planning
  • Estate and retirement planning
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence
  • Strategic planning
  • Employee benefit planning and consulting


Focus on Entrepreneurial Services: Update to Form 1099

As if 2020 hasn’t brought enough changes, the Internal Revenue Service has also provided a change to the 1099-MISC form.


COVID-19: Important Reminders Regarding Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans

As the June 30, 2020 deadline for acquiring a Paycheck Protection Program Loan (PPP Loan) approaches, borrowers remain faced with a number of details that may impact PPP Loan forgiveness.


COVID-19: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

On Wednesday June 3, 2020 the Senate passed H.R. 7010 which modifies “certain provisions related to the forgiveness of loans under the paycheck protection program” (PPP Loans).

All Entrepreneurial Services News

2012-13 Payroll & Benefits Tax Guide

The 2012-2013 Payroll & Benefits Tax Guide is available. This publication is published by RubinBrown's Entrepreneurial Services Group and provides guidance regarding the handling of compensation and fringe benefits.

Click here to view the publication.

Guide To Starting A Business

This comprehensive resource assists professionals who are contemplating starting or buying a business.  The guide includes information on entity structuring, business planning, operations, tax planning and compliance, and much more.

Click here to view the publication.