Our Services

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Our promise:

  • We put our clients first.
  • We guarantee the highest quality service possible for our clients.
  • We understand that everyone is different, so we strive to customize each of our clients’ financial and tax planning experiences and strategies to fit their specific financial needs.

We provide complete financial services, helping you achieve your financial goals through the full range of accounting and consulting services – from business and individual tax planning, estate planning and financial statement preparation to accounting and bookkeeping, business and individual financial planning and financial projections.

Business Consulting

A customized approach based on your needs.

Where is my business going? What happens if things change? Can I sell my business? Cash flow is down but profits are up, why?

The team at Criser, Gough, Parrish listens to your concerns and challenges, then designs a package that meets your personal goals.

We provide a comprehensive range of services in the areas of financial management, human resources, operations, risk management, strategy, and technology. We offer a customized approach to our services based on your needs — combining in-depth industry knowledge and a longstanding commitment to growing companies.

Business Consulting

A customized approach based on your needs.

Where is my business going? What happens if things change? Can I sell my business? Cash flow is down but profits are up, why?

The team at Criser, Gough, Parrish listens to your concerns and challenges, then designs a package that meets your personal goals.

We provide a comprehensive range of services in the areas of financial management, human resources, operations, risk management, strategy, and technology. We offer a customized approach to our services based on your needs — combining in-depth industry knowledge and a longstanding commitment to growing companies.

Financial Management Services:

  • Succession Planning
  • Contribution & Profitability Analysis
  • Financial Projections & Modeling
  • Financial Feasibility Studies
  • Litigation Support
  • Merger & Acquisition Support
  • Transaction Support Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Recovery and Bankruptcy Assistance
  • Financial Accounting Systems Process Improvement

Operations Consulting:

  • Business Process Improvement
  • Operational Reviews
  • Business Turnaround Consulting
  • Operational Profitability Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Claims Administration Review Services
  • Regulatory Solvency and Insurance Consulting
  • Vendor Payment Optimization

Technology Services:

  • QuickBooks Certified Consultants
  • Technology Business Solutions
  • Business Continuity

Financial Planning

Helping you reach your goals.

At Criser, Gough and Parrish, we employ a strategic process to ensure we provide you with the best and most personalized service possible.

Financial Planning

Helping you reach your goals.

At Criser, Gough and Parrish, we employ a strategic process to ensure we provide you with the best and most personalized service possible.

This process includes:

  • Initial client interview – We get to know you and your financial goals so you feel comfortable with our staff and services.
  • Tax preparation – We prepare and complete your tax return accurately and as timely as possible.
  • Personal financial analysis – We will create a detailed background of your financial status to develop a solid base for your financial planning strategies.
  • Wealth management and retirement goal outlining – We understand your current and future financial planning needs and goals, highlighting any special services you may require.
  • New business startup interview – We get to know your goals for your current and future financial planning needs, helping to create a foundation for assisting you with reaching future tax, compensation, retirement, and marketing goals.
  • Returning client interview – We ensure that any changes in your tax, operation, and marketing status are always included in our financial planning strategy for you and your business.

Teaming with Gough Financial Group, Inc. (or your personal financial planner) we offer personal financial planning through services such as:

  • Personal financial analysis
  • Personal financial statement
  • Preference discovery for wealth building
  • Stage of life planning
  • Single woman planning
  • Wealth management

Accounting and Bookkeeping Services

Keeping Your Business on Track.

Meaningful and well-organized financial records ensure that your business runs efficiently and is a foundation for its being successful. We offer an extensive range of accounting and bookkeeping services to fit your individual or business needs.

Accounting and Bookkeeping Services

Keeping Your Business on Track.

Meaningful and well-organized financial records ensure that your business runs efficiently and is a foundation for its being successful. We offer an extensive range of accounting and bookkeeping services to fit your individual or business needs.

Assurance Services:

  • Assurance services including compilations and reviews are provided in partnership with Criser & Mardis, Chartered, a Certified Public Accounting firm.  Presentation and reporting on financial statements are critical to the success of your business.
  • If audit services are required, we will work closely with your independent auditing firm.  Our firm can help your company prepare for a financial audit by helping with internal controls, preparing and recording adjusting entries.  We help keep the audit efficient.

Bookkeeping:

  • Cash flow
  • Journal entries
  • Financial statement review
  • Working capital management
  • Internal control review/evaluation
  • Internal control assistance

QuickBooks Certified:

  • Let us help you get QuickBooks up and running.  Our trained staff can take you from installation through the chart of accounts to entering transactions.
  • Personal one-on-one or group training is available.

Subsidiary ledgers and schedules:

  • Check coding, entry and register compilation
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Credit card sales reconciliation
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable
  • Payroll
  • Sales/revenue register creation and coding
  • Depreciation and amortization

Invoicing and Accounts Receivable:

  • Code and enter invoices: Preparing your invoices upon project completion and providing a basis for future analysis of income per category/office.
  • Create and mail invoices: Ensuring that your invoices are mailed and delivered, giving you peace of mind and a reference for future questions or later billings.
  • Receive payment and make deposits: Providing acknowledgement that the work was finished and completed satisfactorily, increasing your firm’s financial operating state.
  • Create and mail late statements: Providing assurance of client quality and cash flow maintenance for your firm.

Accounts Payable:

  • Code and enter vendor invoices: Receiving invoices and processing payments from your vendors, providing you an awareness of costs of firm operation, a future analysis of expenses per category/per office, and creation of payment checks.
  • Write checks and code: Writing checks to vendors and assigning codes, providing you with cash flow maintenance and assurance of payment delivery.

Income Tax Services

Strategic tax services.

The CGP team is made up of skilled business advisors who can properly guide you with financial planning strategies, especially where filing your taxes and tax planning is concerned. In addition to assisting you with your business accounting and tax needs, we can also handle your personal needs such as financial, retirement and tax planning.

Income Tax Services

Strategic tax services.

The CGP team is made up of skilled business advisors who can properly guide you with financial planning strategies, especially where filing your taxes and tax planning is concerned. In addition to assisting you with your business accounting and tax needs, we can also handle your personal needs such as financial, retirement and tax planning.

Suggestions for hiring the right professional accounting firm:

Finding the right professional accounting firm can be a daunting task considering how many are listed in the phone book and online. It is imperative that you not only find a firm skilled in tax accounting and preparation but one that utilizes customized financial strategy to meet your business and personal needs.

CGP has a long history of providing our clients with the most accurate income tax services possible. We also strive to monitor the health of your finances and keep track of your tax process, always ready to answer any questions you may have or represent you should you need us.

Why hire CGP for all your tax needs:

Where business and personal taxes are concerned, hiring a professional accounting firm can benefit you a great deal. Here are some key benefits to consider:

  1. Experience – CGP has CPAs and Enrolled Agents with decades of experience.  You are serviced by only experienced tax professionals at all times.
  2. Knowledge – Training is key.  CGP’s tax professionals know the industry and strive to stay constantly educated to serve our clients better.  We can give you great tax saving ideas because we keep up the latest information and updates.
  3. Efficiency – CGP believes that our business processes make us more efficient, and, therefore, less expensive than comparable firms.  You should pay for only what you get, which is great professional service at a reasonable price.  CGP’s objective is to save our clients time and money in the long run.
  4. Accuracy – You can be assured that your tax returns will be accurate when hiring a professional tax and accounting firm like CGP.
  5. Prompt Communication – The ability to call with a tax question and actually get a correct answer that fits your particular tax situation makes CGP different.  Our objective is to return your calls on the same business day.  Timing is critical when you are making important tax decisions.
  6. Listening and Feedback – CGP conducts a thorough interview to gather your current tax information, creating a solid background for your tax return preparation. We make sure to provide you with all of the details, giving you the confidence that your tax return will be accurate and complete.
  7. IRS Representation – CGP’s priority is always accurately preparing the initial return in order to protect you from the IRS. However, audits can happen and going into an IRS audit without an experienced representative in your corner is dangerous.  CGP’s professionals are authorized to practice before the Internal Revenue Service and are experienced in fighting for your rights. Don’t be on your own when it comes to an IRS examination.

We offer tax preparation services for:

  • Sole proprietorships
  • Partnerships
  • “S” corporations
  • “C” corporations
  • Non-profits
  • Estates and trusts

Local Government Tax Returns:

  • Sales and use tax
  • Property tax

Federal/State Tax
Consulting:

  • Federal and State tax credits
  • Tax deferral and reduction techniques
  • Tax representation with taxing authority
  • Tax audit representation

Payroll Services

Personalized Payroll to Keep Your Business Strong

  • Payroll calculation: Timesheets and commissions
  • Write payroll checks
  • Deliver payroll checks
  • Prepare journal entries for G/L
  • Payroll tax returns

Payroll Services

Personalized Payroll to Keep Your Business Strong

  • Payroll calculation: Timesheets and commissions
  • Write payroll checks
  • Deliver payroll checks
  • Prepare journal entries for G/L
  • Payroll tax returns