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Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. We strive to meet each client's specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment. We proudly serve individuals and businesses in Los Angeles. We are located in Northeast Los Angeles, and serve the areas of Los Feliz, Burbank, Glendale, Siver Lake, North Holloywood, and the surrounding areas. We Love What We Do, and would like to be your choice for your tax, accounting, and CPA needs.... We offer a Free Consultation. You can also request an appointment right here online...
Our professional services include:
At Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates, we guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.
From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalize on new opportunities. Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates' accounting services steer you closer to these goals with accurate record-keeping and reporting as well as support on financial issues such as initial accounting system setup, cost-containment, tax planning, investments, and employee benefit and profit-sharing plans.
These services include but are not limited to:
Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates' financial statement services comprise all three levels of assurance depending on your company's needs.
Audits offer the highest level of assurance to third parties, and include in-depth examination and confirmation of account balances, inventories, and selected transactions. We perform audits for you to remove errors, ascertaining the validity and reliability of your information.
Reviews provide limited assurance to outside interests and involve inquiries and analytical procedures that confirm financial statement matters and identify any items requiring further analysis. We perform reviews to ensure the integrity of your data.
Compilations are usually requested for internal purposes and are based upon information provided by a company's management. They do not offer assurance but may involve some adjustment to accounting records.
Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates' role is to help you navigate the complex and shifting tax laws to facilitate the transfer of assets and minimize the tax liability of your beneficiaries. Everyone should have a well-thought-out plan as to how to distribute the assets left in one's estate so as to avoid complications and to be sure that the individual’s wishes are followed. Having your taxes and estate thoroughly and carefully planned will ensure that your loved ones don't have any complications to deal with during a time of loss.
QuickBooks can provide useful and timely information in the form of financial statements, reports and graphs. However, it can only provide this information if you purchase the right product and then install, setup and use it properly. We don't just help you use the software, we help you use it more efficiently and more effectively.
Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates offers the following solutions to help meet your QuickBooks needs:
We train you personally! Either one-on-one or several individuals within your organization at your company's location.
We assist new QuickBooks users with initial setup including: EasyStep Interview, Preferences, Lists, Customers, Vendors, Employees, Banking and Reports. We also help experienced users manage their businesses more effectively by improving their current setup. Many users experience problems and lack the ability to generate and track important information as a result of inadequate setup.
Our QuickBooks support service can assist you with any installation, setup or operation assistance you might need. In addition, our support is not limited just to the software part of it, but we can also provide accounting and payroll assistance.
Your business entity has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From your company's inception through its growth and development, Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates can advise you on choosing an entity type and later restructuring if advantageous. With our knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the most advantageous entity type for the functions your business performs.
Professional representation can be vital during an audit, and our experience with tax authorities enables us to guide clients in their dealings with federal and state agencies. If you have been chosen for an audit, the professional representation you can find with our firm can put many of your worries at bay. We are ready and willing to answer any and all questions the IRS may be asking of you.
Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates' payroll services can help you reduce the time spent on administration through developing and implementing a computerized payroll system that will facilitate processing, timely payment and preparation of tax returns.
Choosing and administering benefit plans for your employees is often a complex process. Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates can help you develop, implement, and administer your benefit, retirement, and profit-sharing plans with an eye toward rewarding your employees and reaching your company's financial and business goals. We can also help maximize tax advantages in implementing these plans. As your business grows, your business and your employees will be rewarded for the hard work that contributed to the success of your business.
Good cash management can improve a company's liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates can help you maintain optimal cash flow levels by tracking sources and uses, forecasting, and budgeting accordingly. To a business entity, cash flow is something that can make or break the business' ability to survive. We can help you analyze your spending, re-balance your budget and/or debts for an optimal cash flow to support your business' success. This balance plan would be revisited if and when there were any major changes in your business structure to ensure that you are operating at an optimal level. With our help and guidance, you will always be on top of your finances and ready for the future.
No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates combines expertise and experience with a gained understanding of your business to produce financial projections that can help you manage your business plan and spending. Forecasting for the future is imperative to your company's success. We make it a point to keep current with market trends and updates so that your business can be prepared for what is to come. Depending on your needs, our work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.
Whether you are an individual real estate agent, part of a top producing real estate team, or the owner of a real estate brokerage firm Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis & Associates possesses the knowledge and expertise attributable to the real estate industry. We can help you reduce taxes, organize your bookkeeping and expense reporting, and help you plan and budget in order to maximize your production. With over 100 real estate agent and brokerage clients, we are ready, willing and able to assist you with your accounting and financial needs. Please refer to QuickBooks Packages and Services for more details.
Contact Us Today to discuss how we can help you meet your financial needs.
Monday through Friday:
9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
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By appointment only.
Smaldino, Lutz, Curtis and Associates, a boutique accounting firm in the heart of Los Angeles, offers the resources of a large firm with a personal touch.
1662 Hillhurst Ave, Suite A
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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