OUR SERVICES

Accounting

Accurate, timely financial information. Meaningful, well-organized financial records can help you run your business more efficiently on a daily basis. Lettinga & Associates will prepare: • Financial Statements that quantitatively describe the financial health of your company. • Income Statements that show the flow of money through your company, for sales, expenses, and net profit for specified periods. • Balance Sheets that provide a comprehensive summary of your company's financial condition at a specific point in time, including assets, liabilities and net worth. Lettinga & Associates can help you manage and analyze the financial information you need to make informed, critical business decisions. If you wish to maintain your own system, we can train you on in-house software (QuickBooksPro, Quicken, Peachtree, others) and review your records at agreed-upon intervals.

Tax Planning and Preparation

Taxation expertise and knowledge all year long, not just at tax time. Tax planning should be a key part of your overall business strategy. Lettinga & Associates keeps current on tax laws and legislation. We are able to identify key tax planning opportunities and recommend tax-saving strategies that can reduce your tax liabilities -- now and in the future. Lettinga & Associates accurately and efficiently prepares tax returns for various types of entities including individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates, and not-for-profit organizations, and serves as your advocate and legal representative in all tax matters.

Cafeteria Plans

Win/Win for employers and employees. Would you like to enhance your employee benefit package and lower your payroll taxes? You can do both, with a cafeteria plan. Whether you have 2 employees or 200, you can take advantage of this flexible savings account. • Through pre-tax payroll deductions, employees can pay for insurance premiums, unreimbursed medical expenses and child/dependent care. • Your employees save on Social Security, City, State and Federal income tax. • You save because the lower adjusted gross also lowers the matching taxes. Call Lettinga & Associates today and find out how you can save money for your employees and your business.

Payroll Processing

Outsourcing lets you be your business's leader, not its administrator. How would you rather spend your time? Administering payroll or growing your business. You can focus on what you do best by letting us do what we do best - payroll processing. Whether you have 2 employees or 250, we can save you time and money. • Print customized payroll checks with all the year to date information you require • Perform direct deposits, split into any number of accounts • Compute all payroll taxes, even multi-state • Prepare and verify signature-ready quarterly tax reports • Provide standard or customized reports in easy-to-read formats • Accept payroll information by phone, fax, or any other way you choose • Provide human resource information such as vacation and sick accruals, 401(k) and cafeteria statements • Accommodate "emergency" changes/requests with ease Let our friendly and flexible staff take care of all your payroll needs.

Financial Planning

Lettinga & Associates doesn't sell insurance. But we may recommend it. We don't sell stocks, bonds or zero coupons. But we may recommend them. We take your financial planning seriously, and treat every individual's unique situation intelligently, with innovation and integrity. Whether it's planning for retirement, or your kids' education, every advisor has been there, done that. Give us a call, and let's get to know each other. Only then can you confidently tell us your hopes and dreams. Then it's our job to get you started on the best path to achieve them.

Business Valuations

Lettinga & Associates offers business valuation services to assist clients in valuing the equity holdings in their business. Situations which may require valuation services include:
  • Divorce
  • Succession Planning
  • Gift and Estate Taxes
  • Buy-Sell agreements

Employee Benefits

Help your business attract and keep key employees with a 401(k) Plan. Is your business having a hard time attracting and keeping key employees? If the answer is "YES!" you're not alone. In today's economy, competition for the best workers is fierce. The decision of your top employees to stay, or potential "stars" to join your company, may come down to the advantages of your benefits package. A 401(k) retirement plan is often a requirement for workers with highly-prized skills.  
  • Long-term investment growth and tax advantages of a 401(k) are tremendous.
  • Today's work force recognizes it as one of, if not the best, retirement plan available.
  • Suitable for businesses with 1 or more employees.
  • 401(k) Administration
  • New Comparability Plans
Call Lettinga & Associates today and find out how a 401(k) plan can work for your company.

Budget Counseling

Lettinga & Associates offers budget counseling. We understand that sometimes finances can get out hand. We can work with youth get back on track.

Business Succession

If you don't show up, who will? Unfortunately, we cannot control all aspects of life. One never knows what will happen next. In the event of an untimely death, who will take care of your business? If you have nothing in writing, it may be the bank. • Lettinga and Associates can help you set up a Transfer of Ownership. • The Transfer of Ownership will be customized to your needs. • A will is not sufficient in this case, the Transfer of Ownership is specifically for your business.