Closely Held Businesses

Consulting, Accounting, Auditing, M&A, Tax Planning and Preparation

Hauser Jones & Sas is a trusted financial consultant, business advisor and tax specialist serving businesses of all sizes throughout the Pacific Northwest and surrounding states. We have offices in Bellevue and locations near Tacoma for the convenience of clients in King and Pierce counties. Our CPAs and financial specialists serve start-ups and sole proprietorships; LLCs and "S" Corps; and small to mid-size corporations. We're here to help you stay compliant, manage transactions with ease and make smart financial decisions at every stage of the business life cycle.

Primary Business Services

Tax Planning & Preparation

When you have a sound financial strategy in place, cash flows according to plan, books stay organized, and there are usually no surprises or headaches during tax season. Hauser Jones & Sas will help you set up your business to be organized, proactive and successful year-round. We can help you plan major for purchases and investments or react swiftly when the market changes or opportunities arise. When time comes to prepare and file your taxes, everything will be in place to execute your tax strategy according to plan.

Financial Forecasts and Analysis

Forecasting is essential to manage cash flow, investments and market strategy with an assured plan for growth. From market forecasts to complex modeling, we can help you plan to grow your business under a wide variety of market conditions and scenarios.

Financial Statements

Hauser Jones & Sas can assist in the preparation of your financial statements as a trusted, unbiased financial analyst. We will document, verify and present the figures without commentary allowing all parties to see a clear picture of your company's financial health.

Audits, Reviews & Compilations

Our role is to help you maximize your profitability and efficiency. We can manage all three areas of auditing and reporting for you:

  1. Audit - an intensive examination with the highest level of assurance
  2. Review - some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance
  3. Compilation - based upon client infonnation provided and used primarily for internal analysis

Mergers & Acquisitions

Whether you're in the market to buy a business or join forces with with one, or when another company courts you with an offer, Hauser Jones & Sas can provide sound financial counsel from the first query to the final deal.

We will look at all angles of a potential merger or acquisition by reviewing such critical elements as tax considerations, product/service compatibility, market analysis and forecasts, competitive tactics and position, financial impact, and cash flow considerations. We can prepare your financial statements and review those from other parties to ensure transparency throughout the process.

Business Entity Selection

Choosing the form of entity of your business ( e.g. "S" corporation, sole proprietor, limited liability company ... ) is a crucial decision that can have longstanding positive or negative tax implications. We can assist you in evaluating the pros and cons of each entity type to help you determine the most advantageous form of business for your company. As your business grows, we can discuss your options to change your entity to suit your current, short-term and long-term plans.

Business Valuation

How much is a business worth? From income and debts, to assets and liabilities, market share and potential for growth, Hauser Jones & Sas looks at every angle to help you determine the true value of your business, or one you want to buy.

A solid, third party business valuation is an important sales and negotiation tool. We can provide useful and objective analysis to assist you in the valuation of any business in which you have an interest.

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