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McClure & Wolf

McClure & Wolf, LLP, offers a wide range of services like accounting, auditing, tax preparation, payroll preparation, bookkeeping, QuickBooks training, business consulting, and financial & estate planning to our individual, business, governmental, non-profit, and estate clients. Being a relatively small accounting firm in Fayette County, PA, we are able to offer our clients personalized quality service.

At McClure & Wolf, LLP, the careful management of your finances is our top priority. We pride ourselves on giving you personalized and thorough service that meets your business or individual needs, whether it be general accounting, auditing, payroll and tax preparation, or even basic bookkeeping.

We provide a full range of tax and accounting services for our accounting clients and offer consulting services for various needs.

As the list below is by no means all-inclusive, please feel free to call 724-437-2000 or contact us about our accounting services if you do not see it listed.

Tax Services

Tax Preparation

We provide the latest in computerized tax preparation and research software to accurately and efficiently prepare tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates, and not-for-profit organizations.

Tax Planning

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 as certified public accountants (CPA) and access to new developments in tax laws to minimize both your current and future tax liabilities with local PA taxes and with the IRS.

Estate & Trust Tax Planning and Preparation

Effective estate and gift planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the estate 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 and help reduce the amount of inheritance tax due.

IRS Representation

During our years of experience dealing with local, state, and federal 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.

Payroll Services

We can assist you in implementing the payroll administration and controls necessary to ensure a reliable, efficient, and effective payroll system for your business. Our firm can also help you develop a payroll system, or we can process your payroll for you. Additionally, we can prepare all necessary payroll tax returns to assure filing in a timely manner.

Sales Tax Services

Many of our clients are responsible for collecting and submitting sales taxes in Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, as well as other vicinities. We can assist your company in the compilation of information and preparation of PA sales tax returns (as well as other states) and local sales tax returns in an efficient and timely manner.

Looking for a little information right now? View the latest Tax and Financial News article in our Newsletter.

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Accounting Services

Audits, Reviews and Compilations

We view our role in the financial reporting process as an opportunity to provide constructive solutions for maximizing your company's profitability and efficiency. We provide financial reporting on all three levels of assurance:

  • Audit - an intensive examination with the highest level of assurance
  • Review - some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance
  • Compilation - based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use 

Accounting Services

Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis and are the foundation of a successful business. Our qualified staff can assist you with the day-to-day tasks associated with bookkeeping. Providing financial information to our clients in a timely and accurate manner is a commitment that we feel cannot be compromised. Our firm provides a full range of cost effective accounting services for businesses, including the following:

  • General ledger & financial statement preparation
  • Bookkeeping (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual)
  • Accounting system setup for new businesses
  • Computerized payroll services
  • Business tax return preparation (Sales & Use/Business Property)
  • Personal financial statements
  • Litigation support

QuickBooks Set-up and Training

Our QuickBooks ProAdvisors can assist you in assuring your QuickBooks software is properly configured and your staff is properly trained. 

Governmental & Non-profit Services

The constantly changing and extensive reporting and compliance requirements associated with governmental and non-profit accounting in Pennsylvania requires the engagement of an accounting firm that has a working knowledge of governmental and non-profit accounting principles and techniques relevant to Fayette, Allegheny, Westmoreland, and Washington County government and non-profit organizations.

With over 30 years of experience in governmental and nonprofit accounting, our governmental services group has the resources and expertise to provide services to school districts, counties, cities, townships, boroughs, and authorities. Our director of governmental services has served on the PICPA Committee on Local Government Auditing and Accounting for over twenty years and has served as speaker and facilitator at the annual Local Government and School District Conferences.

Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis

A business can be profitable and still run into trouble due to cash flow issues. We can forecast and evaluate your company's financial condition, estimate financing requirements, and track cash-flow sources and uses.

Financial Forecasts & Projections

Forecasting is a necessity when trying to effectively manage and lead a business to profitability. From simple projections to complex financial modeling, our experienced staff can assist you in achieving your company's financial goals.

Forensic Accounting

We use accounting and auditing skills to provide an analysis of financial records in conjunction with dispute resolutions, as well as fraud and theft investigation. Our damage measurement methods can determine the extent of financial loss and illegal accounting practices.

Visit our set of Financial Calculators for quick answers on topics such as your IRA, investments, your child's college tuition, and your mortgage or credit card calculations.

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Consulting Services

Business Entity Selection

Choosing the form of entity of your PA business (e.g., "S" corporation, sole proprietor, limited liability company (LLC), etc.) 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 business entity type to help you determine the most advantageous form of business for your company.

Business Succession Planning

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.

Estate Planning

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.

Financial Planning

A properly structured financial plan enables you to face any financial challenge that may present itself at each stage of your life. Through the financial planning process, we can help you assess your financial needs and develop strategies that will enable you to achieve your goals and strengthen your financial security.

Retirement Planning

Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial plan will ensure financial independence during your working years and through your retirement years.

Accounting Software Selection & Implementation

With the number of computerized accounting software packages available for small businesses and individuals growing every day, selecting one that is right for you has become increasingly difficult. As accounting professionals, we are exposed to most programs through trade journals and actual use. Our experienced staff can help you choose and implement the system that best fits your needs.

Business Consulting

We gauge our worth by the personal and business successes of our clients. We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. In addition to acting as a sounding board for management, we provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business.

Buying & Selling a Business

Structuring the purchase or sale of a business properly, in PA or elsewhere, is a critical step in the process of buying or selling a business. Our competent staff has experience to guide you through the acquisition/disposition process by addressing such issues as cash flow analysis and tax considerations.

Debt & Financing Services

Debt management and the evaluation of financing options are issues that an experienced professional deals with every day. Let us use our experience to assist you in securing financing for your personal or business needs or consolidating your current debt to a more manageable level.

Fraud Prevention & Detection

We use accounting and auditing skills to provide an analysis of financial records in conjunction with fraud and theft investigation. Our damage measurement methods can determine the extent of financial loss and illegal accounting practices.

Management Advisory Services

Even the most qualified managers can benefit from competent, objective feedback. We can help your company's management team develop long-term objectives and specific strategies to facilitate your business' future growth and success.

Check out our Newsletter for the latest article on Financial Planning.

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Call 724-437-2000 or contact us about your tax and accounting needs.

 

McClure & Wolf, LLP

Certified Public Accountants

538 Morgantown Street
Uniontown, PA 15401-5412

Phone: 724.437.2000

FAX: 724.438.8566

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