Ahearn Jasco + Company has provided the citizens of South Florida with expert financial and tax services for almost 40 years. Their accounting work covers bookkeeping, audits, financial statements and forecasts, forensic accounting, and cash flow/budget analysis. Consulting services range from software selection and implementation to buying and selling a business to retirement and other financial planning. They also specialize in financial issues related to bankruptcies, litigations, mergers, and acquisitions. They are licensed by the Florida Board of Accountancy, are certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors, and hold membership in both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Their website hosts a number of useful client resources such as a tax calendar, newsletters, and links to relevant government agencies.
Pompano Beach, FL(954) 781-8800
Coss Bookkeeping & Accounting was established in 2005 to serve residents of Florida’s Dade and Broward Counties. The firm’s founder has been doing accounting since high school and trained at a college in Texas for his accounting degree. Popular services include personal income taxes, business taxes (particularly for retail and restaurants), IRS ITIN forms, cash and invoice management, payroll, financial reporting, immigration forms, and private mailboxes. Accounting services are available weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly, or annually. They offer free consultations for accounting and tax returns and maintain Saturday hours by appointment only. They also employ bilingual staff who are fluent in English and Spanish. New clients can reach out with questions or comments through a simple contact form on the website’s home page.
Fort Lauderdale, FL(754) 666-1288
CPA Express is an accounting and financial services firm located in Pompano Beach, Florida that has been serving Broward County residents and businesses since 2005. Owner Richard Ovejero began his career at H&R Block in the early 1990’s, then transitioned to several other firms before starting CPA Express. He specializes in personal income tax planning and returns as well as corporate returns for small and medium-sized businesses. Additional services include business analysis and consulting, payroll, bookkeeping, and IRS tax resolution. Bilingual staff is on hand to help Spanish speakers and are certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors. The company motto, “Excellence Accelerated,” is meant to emphasize their commitment to diligence, precision, and a quick turnaround. Initial business consultations are free of charge.
Pompano Beach, FL(954) 957-4310
As its name suggests, CPA Firm South Florida provides professional accounting services to those in the Sunshine State’s lower half. Their goal is high-quality, value-added tax and consulting work combined with a personal level of care and attention. They specialize in tax preparation for entities in the manufacturing, construction, real estate, and professional service industries as well as any small business. Specifically, they handle tax planning and returns, general accounting issues, and IRS audit representation. Their website contains videos showing off the firm, an easy-to-use contact form, and news articles on everything from energy tax credits to tax-related identity theft avoidance. Senior accountant Peter Rudolph earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University and has a basic working proficiency in Spanish.
Pompano Beach, FL(954) 200-3234
Elliot B. Medoff is a CPA based in Pompano Beach who provides professional accounting services to individuals, entrepreneurs, and small businesses throughout South Florida. He eschews the one-size-fits-all approach in favor of tailoring services to meet the client’s needs. He handles a wide range of tax management and accounting work, from preparing and filing returns to general ledgers and bookkeeping to payroll processing and cash flow forecasting. He is especially proficient at initial accounting system set-ups, QuickBooks assistance, audits, debt advice, business succession, and the creation of employee benefit/profit-sharing plans. He is licensed in Florida and New York, has been practicing for over a quarter-century, and holds membership in both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Pompano Beach, FL(954) 968-3033
Fort Lauderdale-based Express Tax & Bookkeeping Services (ETBS) are not CPA’s, but rather QuickBooks ProAdvisors, tax planners, and accounting consultants who educate and assist clients on cash flow, forecasting, preparation, and implementation. They specialize in real estate, e-commerce, restaurants, retailers, gyms and sports complexes, dentists, and healthcare professionals. Services are performed on site and all hourly fees are fixed, affordable, and communicated upfront. Clients are also given a free QuickBooks Online subscription with the purchase of any flat-rate bookkeeping package. The ETBS website features a blog on relevant topics like how to find the right tax advisor and a resource page with helpful links and videos. Initial consultations are free and ETBS monthly members get a 10 percent discount on all services.
Lighthouse Point, FL(954) 788-2870
Jorge Ramirez offers bilingual accounting services throughout the greater Fort Lauderdale area to help Hispanic and international business owners thrive. He graduated from Florida International University and worked at Coopers & Lybrand, LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) for half a decade before starting his own firm. His business services range from cash flow management to succession planning to part-time CFO duties. Other work includes QuickBooks set-up and training, IRS audit representation, personal financial planning, tax preparation, and tax problem resolution. His website features relevant articles on issues like year-end tax planning and breaks for charitable giving as well as a resource center with a 1040 tax calculator, online organizer, refund tracker, IRS and state forms, tax rates and due dates.
Fort Lauderdale, FL(954) 463-0829
Since 2006, Key Strokes has offered commercial bookkeeping services throughout the greater Fort Lauderdale area. This family-owned-and-operated business maintains extensive working relationships with several local CPA’s and specializes in helping clients from the aviation, legal, real estate, retail, construction, medical, restaurant, and wholesale industries. Primary services include accounting analysis, input and reconciliation, month-end financial reports, payables and receivables, payroll, tax reporting, and forensic accounting. They also notarize affidavits, wills, and depositions, administer oaths, and certify safety deposit box contents. Owner Marsha Stepelton has worked in corporate accounting since 1988, assisting CEO’s from multinational companies before starting Key Strokes. She has completed countless hours of continuing education, is a Florida notary public, and holds membership in the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.
Pompano Beach, FL(954) 946-8928
Malcom and Baker has been providing certified public accounting and financial services throughout the Fort Lauderdale area since 2004. Specialties include cash flow and budgeting analysis, forensic accounting, financial reviews and compilations, forecasts and projections, bookkeeping, tax preparation, and business consulting. Co-founder William A. Malcom, CPA received his BBA degree from Florida Atlantic University in 1975 followed by stints as an IRS field auditor and senior tax manager at Ernst & Young. Mark S. Baker, CPA earned an MS degree in Taxation from Florida International University and served as Tax Director of the Florida branch at CCH Computax. Both men are members of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Pompano Beach, FL(954) 979-8898
Mathieu Accounting & Tax Services performs work for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses across Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Coral Springs, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Boca Raton, and other nearby southern Florida communities. Managing principal Eddy Mathieu holds BS degrees in Finance and Accounting from Florida Atlantic University and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. He speaks English and French fluently, is a CPA and IRS-enrolled agent, and has worked in financial services since 1998. Testimonials on his website tout his reliability, trustworthiness, and ability to communicate clearly. Services run the gamut from preparing tax returns to advice for entrepreneurs creating a new business entity to routine bookkeeping and financial statements. All fees are adjusted based on the time and expertise required for the job.
Fort Lauderdale, FL(754) 333-0138
Murray Silverman is a CPA located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida who has provided general accounting and tax services to individuals and small businesses since 1984. He promises reliability, efficiency, timeliness, and overall professionalism at very affordable rates. Routine services offered include preparing financial statements, QuickBooks set-up and guidance, assisting with bank reconciliations, preparing and filing taxes, and general monthly accounting work. He specializes in income, payroll, and corporate taxes in particular. He will pick up and deliver important documentation as a customer courtesy to save clients from traveling to his office. His website is clean and basic, with a short description of services and a straightforward contact form to initiate correspondence.
Fort Lauderdale, FL(954) 491-3292