Business Services

Business Accounting Services

Tax advisory services go beyond just the preparation of a tax return. Our aim is to resolve tax issues before they become tax nightmares. Therefore, our comprehensive tax service begins long before returns are due or financial decisions are made. Our tax advisors rely on the combination of dedicated client involvement, vast technical knowledge, and extensive experience when helping clients achieve their financial goals. We focus on helping clients turn business strengths into tax saving advantages.

Taxes, Corporation, Partnership and LLC

We want to help you and your business develop a tax strategy that maximizes your cash flow. We partner with you to develop a well-planned tax strategy and provide year-long solutions that help you meet your goals.

Our services include:

  • Federal, state, and local tax reporting
  • Business acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations, and terminations
  • Business formation and structure
  • Cash flow management
  • Entity selection
  • Consolidated tax returns
  • Multi-state tax returns
  • Representation before federal and state tax authorities
  • Research and development tax credit studies and analysis

Form 1040 as well as Life can be full of surprises. Unanticipated events and legislative changes often result in unforeseen tax consequences. ATS can help you manage these changes and turn them into new possibilities.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Are you ready to sell, are you looking to buy, we have extensive experience in the are of due diligence, valuations, deal negotiations, financing structure, buy sell agreements, risk assessments and overall management of these types of deals. We go beyond the simple:

  • What is the business worth?
  • Is it a good time to buy/sell?

We can be involved in the whole transaction from start to finish. We can help you decide if the time is right, if the deal is possible, can your buyer/seller afford to even close on a deal. Is the buyer/ seller capable of closing the deal. How will the bank financing be arranged, is the buyer / seller current on all taxes. How can the deal be structured for the greatest tax benefit?

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New Business Formations

New businesses face a unique array of difficulties that often get overlooked in the excitement of opening for business. The selection of the type of entity can have long lasting negative tax implications. At ATS Advisors, our experience can help entrepreneurs with timely advice and guidance, your road to success will be a little less bumpy with our help. Starting a company can be difficult, but we'll help turn your vision into a thriving business and assist you with short term goals and long term plans.

New Business Start-up and Formation

  • What is the appropriate form for you?
  • Have you filed all the necessary paperwork?
  • Are you conducting business in multiple states?
  • Do you have nexus with those other states?
  • Have you kept current with ALL necessary business filings for the state that you operate?
  • Do you have permission to operate in that state?

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Accounting & Bookkeeping Services

On-site Accounting Services

Our expertly trained and experienced staff can come to your office to help with the simplest organizational problems to the most complex accounting entries.

Accounting Staffing

If you require short term accounting staffing or even would like help in interviewing, selecting candidates, we have the knowledge and expertise in working with accountants of all levels and can assist you in making the proper decision.

Remote Accounting Services

Don't have the time or expertise necessary to handle your accounting? Maybe you do but would rather work at making money than bothering with bills, payroll, invoicing and banking. We can help, whether you require a “full service” and would like us to take your entire accounting in house or want us to maintain one or even several pieces of the puzzle, our experienced staff accountants can handle all of your specific needs tailored to your situation.

Bookkeeping Services

Meaningful, well-organized financial records are the foundation to a successful business. Our qualified staff can assist you with the day-to-day tasks associated with bookkeeping.

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Financial Statement Preparation

Compilations is limited to presenting your financial information with out auditing the statements, we will not express an opinion on the financials and they are generally used for the purposes of internal decision making.

Reviews

More in depth than a Compilations the review is generally done by making inquiries of company personnel as to the validity of the numbers presented, and no testing of transactions is completed, this service is substantially less in scope than an audit is often used when outside financing is required for the company, or the owners are not present in the every day business.

Audits

The most comprehensive presentation of your financial information, audits require a higher level of assurance, the auditor will issue an opinion on the compliance of the financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Audits are often required by banks whom may have loans to an organization, or Governmental Authorities in connection with their purpose.

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Payroll Services

Our payroll services produce professional, computer-generated checks for your employees and all related tax agencies and other payments, along with a wide variety of available payroll reports and analyses. Payroll is no longer a tedious process. It is a smooth function of your business.

Our payroll service also gives you peace of mind knowing that we will prepare all your payroll quarterly 941's and state unemployment reports, federal and state tax deposits, federal unemployment report and W-2's.

  • Payroll Tax Processing & Reporting
  • Processing payroll weekly, bi-weekly, semi monthly or monthly
  • Quarterly filing of all associated payroll returns
  • Staff level planning
  • Compensation analysis

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Consulting

We gauge our worth by our clients success. We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. We provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business.

Business Consulting

Should we expand, contract, are we making money, could we be making more, are we missing opportunities can we be more efficient?

Arranging Financing

ATS experience in this has been crucial to the success of our clients both big and small going beyond the big three:

  • Should we borrow?
  • How much?
  • From whom?

ATS can help you decide if there are other ways to secure financing utilizing our contacts at both the traditional bank and secondary market we will be able to give you choices aiding in making the right decisions. Borrowing money for a business is a critical decision many business falsely believe that if they could just get “caught-up” everything would be fine, in many cases this is first step to business's collapsing under the weight of their interest payments, Borrowing money for funding growth can be a wise decision if the funds are used properly and for the right reasons, borrowing money for the wrong reasons is a sure fire recipe for failure.

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Estate & Trust Planning & Tax Services

Estate planning should be addressed well before death to assure the best results. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.

  • Form 1041
  • Trust Tax Return
  • Decedent's Estate Tax Return
  • Form 706 & 709
  • Estate tax return
  • Gift Tax Return

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Quickbooks & Accounting Software Support

Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

As a Certified QuickBooks Advisor, we have helped many businesses setup and mange their operations in QuickBooks. In order to serve you more efficiently, we can work directly with your files.

This powerful application will save you time and money by helping you run your business more efficiently. Here are some of the time-saving features you can use:

  • Billing
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Payroll
  • Check Writing
  • General Ledger
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Job Costing
  • Inventory
  • Financial Statements

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Headquarters

875 S Main St.
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: 734.454.4100
Fax: 734.454.1300

Down River

7311 Park Ave.
Allen Park, MI 48101
Phone: 313.388.7180
Fax: 313.388.3216

Northern Michigan

PO Box 627
Grayling, MI 49738
Phone: 989.348.4055
Fax: 989.348.6451

Oakland County

2310 E 11 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: 248.399.7331
Fax: 248.414.3848

Bay Area

255 N Center Rd. #5
Saginaw, MI 48638
Phone: 989.792.1985
Fax: 989.792-8095

Eastside

23000 Greater Mack Ave., Ste. 500
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
Phone: 313.371.6600
Fax: 586.859.7045