Once you’ve completed the fun parts of starting your business—choosing the perfect name and branding the products or services you’ll offer—you should retain a highly qualified, expert advisor who ensures that you open your doors with every advantage possible. You need someone you can trust to save you significant time and frustration by handling the many tasks required to be compliant with licensing bureaus, tax agencies and so on while averting risks. This person should be a wiz with books, and someone who could be your long-term ally.
With Schneider, you get all this in a whole team of specialized CPAs with legal knowledge. We thrive on helping aspiring entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, and we’ve assisted hundreds of Indiana business owners with all the financial aspects of this. With more than 35 years’ experience helping owners optimize opportunities and avoid pitfalls, we offer broad know-how and support with:
Choosing business structure (ones that offers ideal tax advantages and legal risk, and meets your unique needs)
State and local permits and licenses
Federal and state employer ID numbers
Determining start-up cost structure (including technology, administrative, sales, advertising and marketing, wages/salaries and benefits)
Accounting services like payroll, payroll taxes, financial statements and record keeping, tax returns, reporting compliance
Forecasts and projections
Software selection and training
The full range of CPA offerings
Buying or selling a business is an exciting if not thrilling life event for an entrepreneur—an event on which so much hope rests. Yet, it’s a rather complex transaction that demands the counsel of experts who’ve demonstrated considerable knowledge of the financial and legal aspects involved in such transactions. What it comes down to is that you are purchasing—or letting go of—an income with liabilities and risks.
Whether you’re buying or selling, Schneider helps you proceed cautiously and choose wisely through its analysis of financial records, tax returns, and purchase and buy-sell agreements as well as the vetting and valuations of businesses. We’ve successfully negotiated and closed numerous deals, and our support continues from there: We advise on every facet of business, including choosing entity and tax structures for the best tax advantages, getting your accounting and bookkeeping current, providing controllership services and much more.
Experience has made us richer in our abilities to work with a variety of client types. From retail to tech start-ups, we’ve seen a lot—making us amenable to however you might think and work. Our processes are well structured and regimented, and this approach lets you leave the worrying to us. You needn’t mire yourself in details that your experts can decode as potential risk or reward. We’ll thoroughly explore every aspect of potential deals and think two or three steps ahead for you.
Having helped business owners fulfill their dreams for more than 35 years, Schneider is the natural selection for your advisor. With our broad expertise and unique know-how, we can also assist with IRS audits and the resolution of tax problems as well as wealth preservation and estate planning. Regardless of where you are in the process of starting or running your business, we’ll provide however much legwork and specific expertise you require; our services are scalable both in cost and breadth. Leave the stressful business of operations and finance to us.