Hariton, Mancuso & Jones, P.C. provides accounting, auditing, tax, business consulting and estate and trust planning services to individual clients and businesses, both large and small.
The diversity of clients we serve includes commercial, wholesale, retail, professional, nonprofit and service organizations. In addition, we have developed a long standing reputation for our expertise in representation of real estate developers, owners and managers.
We take the time to understand the needs of our clients and offer each of our clients personalized quality service. Below, we have listed the services that we offer to our clients along with a brief description.
As the list below is by no means all-inclusive, please feel free to inquire about a service if you do not see it listed.
Since each business is different, Hariton, Mancuso & Jones, P.C. prides itself on understanding the unique requirements you and your business may have. We can provide accounting services ranging from bookkeeping and compiled statements to reviewed or audited financial statements. Our understanding of your industry and your specific accounting needs, as defined by you, will determine the type of services provided.
As accounting professionals, we are thoroughly familiar with the standards of our profession and maintain our expertise through continuing professional education programs.
In compliance with the guidelines of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, we regularly submit to peer reviews of our accounting and auditing practices. In this way you can be assured that our quality control and auditing procedures satisfy all professional standards.
Among the auditing and accounting services provided by Hariton, Mancuso & Jones are:
Audits of annual and interim financial statements
Review and compilation services
Preparation of personal financial statements
Write-up and bookkeeping services
Meetings with creditors/banks in work-out situations
In an environment of ever-changing laws and regulations, most individuals and businesses need the advice of talented tax professionals. At Hariton, Mancuso & Jones, P.C., all our professionals are tax oriented and can provide the specialized services you need.
We can develop a comprehensive tax plan tailored to your particular situation. We review the plan throughout the year and we alert you to important tax developments. To us, tax services are more than once-a-year tax return preparation.
Our Services include:
Preparation of federal, state and local tax returns
Consultation in the areas of income, estate and gift, inheritance, payroll, excise, sales and use taxation
Consultation in the design of pension, profit sharing, and other employee benefits
Personal tax planning as it relates to your business planning
Representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing authorities
During our years of experience dealing with many taxing authorities, we have achieved a level of competence that can ensure our clients they are being properly represented before the various federal and state tax agencies.
Tax planning is an essential element of the tax preparation process. By making tax planning part of your overall business strategy, you can use our experience and access to the most current new developments in the tax laws to minimize both your current and future tax liabilities.
Our significant investment in computerized tax preparation and research software enables us to accurately and efficiently prepare returns for various types of entities including individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates, and not-for-profit organizations.
Here is where our philosophy of "getting to know you" really comes into play. Our professionals have extensive experience in advising small and mid-size businesses. We take a pro active approach in our consulting services; that is, we pinpoint minor problems before they become major problems. Once a problem is isolated we recommend and implement appropriate solutions.
At Hariton, Mancuso & Jones, P.C. we provide the organizational, operational, and financial advice you business needs, including:
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 tax implications, positive or negative. 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.
Effective coordination of the transition of your business to your successors is critical to ensure its continued success once you decide to remove yourself from the company's day to day operations. With a solid background in tax and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation and can assist you in developing a strategically sound plan.
At Hariton Mancuso & Jones, P.C. we are well qualified to develop individual asset management and estate tax planning. One of our professionals will work with you to determine your requirements and goals and develop programs to help you meet those goals.
Here is what to expect:
Review of your existing will and trust documents to ensure they are meeting your needs
Projection of the value of your potential estate
Determination of the adequacy of your life insurance coverage
Development of an estate plan tailored to your specific circumstances. Considerations such as lifetime transfers, charitable trusts, life insurance trusts, etc.
Analysis of your retirement plans and death benefits
Examination of any buy-sell agreements regarding a business interest and determination of whether they meet your current needs
Assistance in estate administration
Valuation of your business and investment assets for estate and gift purposes
Preparation of required court accountings
Effective estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.