As business owners, we understand the importance of tax planning. Few subjects are of greater concern to you, the owner of a privately-held business, than taxes.
Mueller Prost tax services focus on businesses and individuals. In privately-held businesses, the tax objectives of the company and its owners/employees are interrelated because virtually every financial decision can have tax implications. Our tax consultants work with you to plan for future transactions and offer advice on the consequences of completed transactions. We will help you evaluate the most effective tax accounting methods, review the most beneficial tax structure and help devise effective tax reduction strategies.
We pride ourselves in keeping abreast of ever-changing tax laws and seeking out new windows of opportunity. Our technical expertise and planning abilities set us apart from our competition. We will make you aware of changes in the tax law and of new and innovative strategies. We work with you to develop these strategies based upon your individual "comfort level". This forward-looking approach allows you to plan for the future to meet both short and long-term objectives.
We will advise you on strategies and help put them into action as follows:
General tax services
- Computerized preparation of tax returns
- Tax projections for planning and analysis of operations
- Research and written opinions on issues
Entity structuring for business owners
- Selection of entity type
- Tax projections for analysis and planning
- Mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs
Sales and Use Tax
- Compliance analysis
- Audit representation
Review of tax accounting methods
Preparation of applications for change in method
Maximizing depreciation deductions for fixed assets
Compensation arrangement for tax minimization
- Deferred compensation
- Executive compensation alternatives
Representation before the IRS and state authorities
- Response to notices
- Audit and collection representation
For more information about Mueller Prost's Tax Planning services, contact us or call 314.862.2070.