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Entrepreneurial Services

RubinBrown’s Entrepreneurial Services Group serves many clients utilizing our broad knowledge of business, accounting and tax issues. With over 60 years experience of serving emerging entrepreneurial enterprises, these clients are still a key part of our business.

Like many of our clients, you may find yourself and your business in one of the following situations:

  • Seeking a professional advisor on business structure, accounting and tax issues
  • Needing to strengthen record keeping and accounting
  • Requiring more personal, professional attention to challenges during growth
  • Experiencing a change in ownership or other significant event that requires guidance and service
  • Requesting reviewed or compiled financial statements issued by an independent professional services firm

Business Advice Beyond Expectations

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, deciding if it is time to exit, through retirement, selling the business or transitioning to the next generation.

We understand the issues and risks encountered by business owners in a variety of industries. Our professionals possess a high level of expertise in handling the challenges of managing a profitable, growing business in today’s marketplace. As your company grows, you need the support and expertise of a firm that can cater to all aspects of your business.

Assurance & Accounting Services

  • General ledger accounting
  • Monthly financial reporting
  • Reviews and compilations
  • Assess internal controls
  • Outsourced accounting
  • QuickBooks – installation, support and training
  • Overhead rate audits

Tax Planning & Compliance Services

  • Tax planning and record analysis
  • Preparation of federal, state and local returns
  • Preparation of sales and use tax
  • Preparation of property tax returns
  • Preparation and/or review of payroll tax filings
  • Payroll tax research and consulting

Business Advisory Services

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


Focus on Entrepreneurial Services: Year-End Tips for Entrepreneurs

If you dread year-end paperwork and tax time, you’re not alone. Most entrepreneurs would rather pursue their ideas and passions than spend time and energy on the financial details. Here are a few suggestions to make your year-end close a valuable process rather than a necessary evil.


Focus on Small Business: BBB Issues Scam Alert About QuickBooks Phishing Con

Recently the Better Business Bureau issued a scam alert about a phishing scam targeting small businesses.


Focus on Entrepreneurial Services: 1099 Best Practices

The new year brings more changes to the requirements for filing 1099s. Along with these changes, the IRS has also added additional penalties. We urge all our clients to adopt and implement strategies now, before the end of the year, to enable you to comply with the tighter deadlines. Developing a strategy now will provide efficiencies going forward for preparing or providing the information to have 1099s prepared.

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Payroll & Benefits Tax Guide

This publication is published by RubinBrown's Entrepreneurial Services Group and provides guidance regarding the handling of compensation and fringe benefits.

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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.

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