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Warner & Company Certified Public Accountants provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At Warner & Company Certified Public Accountants, 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.

Our professional services include:

Tax Planning and Return Preparation Services

The most recognized service that Warner & Company provides is individual tax return preparation. Although the majority of our clients reside in New Jersey, our staff is familiar with many other states' laws, especially Delaware and Pennsylvania.

Tax returns are prepared on our computers using the most up-to-date software packages. This allows us to have most returns completed within two to three weeks after your initial appointment and enables us to prepare tax projections before the end of the year. Tax projections are vital to individuals making decisions that will affect their taxes. The projections calculate expected tax liability so that we can advise our clients if any additional tax payments are required.

Not only do we prepare tax returns accurately and efficiently, but we also review each client's information to ensure that they pay the minimum tax within the Internal Revenue Service regulations. We are available for tax consultations during evenings and weekends, as a convenience to our clients.

Warner & Company prepares corporate and partnership tax returns for a great number and wide variety of clients. In addition to preparing tax returns, we help business owners with tax planning and other important issues.

Financial Services

  • Asset Management
  • Education Planning
  • Retirement and Investment Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Cash and Liability Management

Payroll Services

In the diverse world of business, some companies find it difficult to manage all of the many functions required to run their businesses. Wouldn't it help you to rely on a trusted and accessible business partner to handle your payroll? Allow us to take care of your payroll needs from issuing the payroll checks to filing the necessary tax returns.

Business Valuations

ESOPs, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, divorce settlements, buy - sell agreements... In these cases, you need to know what your business is worth. Rely on our firm to assist you through these difficult processes. We will do a comprehensive analysis that can help you make informed decisions.

Auditing Services

Third parties relying on your financial statements often require an audit for assurance. In order to conduct an audit, we examine your company's financial statements in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. An audit requires us to examine internal controls and to complete substantial testing of the information underlying the financial statements. We then document our opinion as to whether the statements are fairly presented in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles.

Warner & Company has provided accounting and audit services to numerous non-profit organizations, business entities, and pension plans over the years. Non-profit organizations may need audit services if it receives funds from other organizations. Audits are also required if revenues exceed certain Internal Revenue Service Guidelines. Organizations receiving more than $50,000 will also require Internal Revenue Service reporting. Pension plans also may need audited financial statements if the plan contains more than one hundred participants.

Financial Statement Preparation

Many of our clients need financial statements, but do not necessarily require them to be audited. In these situations, we prepare either compiled or reviewed financial statements. These statements are usually sufficient to meet the needs of lenders and other potential users. However, since we are not required to provide full assurance on the statements, it takes less time to prepare them, thus reducing the fees.

Information Technology Services

Warner & Company uses "state-of-the-art" computer equipment and programs to handle accounting and tax functions and to streamline our operation, resulting in more efficient service to our clients. We have the technology to process:

General Ledgers and Financial Statements

Individual, Corporate, Partnership and Fiduciary Tax Returns and Electronic Filing

Personal Financial Planning and Estate Planning

Tax Research and Forms

Amortization and Depreciation Schedules

Payroll Checks and Reports, Payroll Returns, W-2's and 1099's

Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

Spreadsheets and Documents

E-mails, task and appointment scheduling

Power Point Presentations and Web Page Design

Practice Management Reports

How we can help with Your Technology Needs

Our professional staff is available to perform on-site evaluations of your computer needs, both hardware and software. Based on our assessment, we offer sensible solutions and affordable alternatives.

We support several of the widely used client accounting software packages. As a part of our consulting services, our professional staff evaluates your needs and suggests the accounting software that best fits those needs. In addition to consulting, our staff can install, setup, and train you and your staff on the selected software.

Some of the accounting software packages we support are Creative Solutions Client Bookkeeping Solutions, Peachtree Complete Accounting and QuickBooks®. Our company is an active member of the QuickBooks ProAdvisor® program.

Our information technology professionals are constantly researching new technology to keep up-to-date in this fast moving technology age. The following are, but not limited to, the areas our staff has experience in:

Hardware purchasing, setup and configuration

Software installation and configuration

Hardware troubleshooting

Web Page & Presentation design

On-Line Firm Manual design

Configuration of E-mail systems

Spreadsheet & Macro Design

Information technology training (software & hardware)

Client Bookkeeping Solutions

QuickBooks ProAdvisor® Members

Peachtree Complete Accounting

Warner & Company Certified Public Accountants litigation support and forensic accounting services can be employed in a wide range of situations, including commercial litigation, financial investigations, business valuations, business and marital dissolutions, and bankruptcies. These services can involve quantification of economic loss or damages, analysis of financial records, and fraud and theft investigation. Financial and personal records are often vast and confusing to sort through. With our professional training in this matter, we can make sense of these records and transactions and get to your bottom line.

Real Estate Accounting

Many of our clients own real estate for rentals and/or investment purposes. Our role is informing our clients as to what expenses are deductible, computing depreciation expense, if appreciable, and determining the taxable gain or loss when the property is sold.

Estate Planning

The Death Tax lives, therefore, many individuals still need to properly plan to ensure the majority of their estate will be passed onto their beneficiaries, rather than the Internal Revenue Service or State Tax Department. Determining whether a person should increase their annual gift giving or create a special trust to receive their estate assets should be reviewed on an individual basis.

Our number one objective is to assist our clients in ensuring their estate assets are transferred to the beneficiaries as desired. Once this is accomplished, we then will create a plan to make the transfer of assets as tax favorable as possible.

Eldercare Services

Eldercare is a service designed to provide assurance to family members that care goals are achieved for elderly family members no longer able to be totally independent. The service will rely on the expertise of other professionals, with the CPA serving as the coordinator and assuror of quality of services based on criteria and goals set by the customer. The purpose of the service is to provide assurance in a professional, independent, and objective manner to third parties (children, family members or other concerned parties) that the needs of the elderly person to whom they are attached are being met.

Litigation Support Services

We have been called upon by numerous attorneys to perform computations and prepare reports that are vital to their clients' claims. Examples of such services that we have performed include:

  • Discovering and proving employee theft and quantifying the potential amount of loss
  • Calculating damages incurred due to contract violations
  • Computing the tax effects of assets received in a divorce settlement

In many cases, not only are we requested to prepare a written report, but we also have been called upon to be an expert witness.

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