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Edwards, Ellis & Associates, P.C.’s mission is to be your most trusted business advisor and to create value through the accounting, tax, and professional consulting services we provide. We are here to provide insightful advice to empower you to make informed financial decisions.

Taxes and the Small Business Retirement Plan

The tax year is drawing to a close, which means it’s time for proactive business owners to think about moving liquid assets to tax-favored applications. What does that have to do with retirement? Funding retirement plans in 2021 may lower the amount of tax you will have to pay on April 15, 2022, but there …

IRS Gives Guidance on Startup Costs

Business owners have to start writing checks even before they start selling their products or services. How are those expenses treated for tax purposes? When starting a business, owners should treat all eligible costs incurred before opening as capital expenditures that are part of their basis in the business. Generally, the business can recover the …

What To Know About Business Financial Ratios

How do you measure how robust your business is? One of the key ways is by looking at financial ratios, which can be grouped into four categories. Liquidity — Your business’s ability to remain liquid so you can meet your short-term liabilities. How much of a cash cushion do you have each accounting period? How much …

A Fresh Look at Retirement Withdrawal Rules

With a series of recent changes, and some possible future modifications, many are confused about the withdrawal rules on retirement accounts. To start with, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act, which became law on Dec. 20, 2019, made major changes to the required minimum distribution rules. If you reached the age …

Long-Term Care Insurance: Right for You?

Someday, you may need assistance with such routine daily activities as bathing, dressing or getting in and out of bed. An LTC insurance policy is there to help with the costs of such care should you have a chronic medical condition, a disability or a disorder like Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly 70% of 65-year-olds will need …

Taxes and the Small Business Retirement Plan

The tax year is drawing to a close, which means it’s time for proactive business owners to think about moving liquid assets to tax-favored applications. What does that have to do with retirement? Funding retirement plans in 2021 may lower the amount of tax you will have to pay on April 15, 2022, but there …

IRS Gives Guidance on Startup Costs

Business owners have to start writing checks even before they start selling their products or services. How are those expenses treated for tax purposes? When starting a business, owners should treat all eligible costs incurred before opening as capital expenditures that are part of their basis in the business. Generally, the business can recover the …

What To Know About Business Financial Ratios

How do you measure how robust your business is? One of the key ways is by looking at financial ratios, which can be grouped into four categories. Liquidity — Your business’s ability to remain liquid so you can meet your short-term liabilities. How much of a cash cushion do you have each accounting period? How much …

A Fresh Look at Retirement Withdrawal Rules

With a series of recent changes, and some possible future modifications, many are confused about the withdrawal rules on retirement accounts. To start with, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act, which became law on Dec. 20, 2019, made major changes to the required minimum distribution rules. If you reached the age …

Long-Term Care Insurance: Right for You?

Someday, you may need assistance with such routine daily activities as bathing, dressing or getting in and out of bed. An LTC insurance policy is there to help with the costs of such care should you have a chronic medical condition, a disability or a disorder like Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly 70% of 65-year-olds will need …

Taxes and the Small Business Retirement Plan

The tax year is drawing to a close, which means it’s time for proactive business owners to think about moving liquid assets to tax-favored applications. What does that have to do with retirement? Funding retirement plans in 2021 may lower the amount of tax you will have to pay on April 15, 2022, but there …

IRS Gives Guidance on Startup Costs

Business owners have to start writing checks even before they start selling their products or services. How are those expenses treated for tax purposes? When starting a business, owners should treat all eligible costs incurred before opening as capital expenditures that are part of their basis in the business. Generally, the business can recover the …

What To Know About Business Financial Ratios

How do you measure how robust your business is? One of the key ways is by looking at financial ratios, which can be grouped into four categories. Liquidity — Your business’s ability to remain liquid so you can meet your short-term liabilities. How much of a cash cushion do you have each accounting period? How much …

A Fresh Look at Retirement Withdrawal Rules

With a series of recent changes, and some possible future modifications, many are confused about the withdrawal rules on retirement accounts. To start with, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act, which became law on Dec. 20, 2019, made major changes to the required minimum distribution rules. If you reached the age …

Long-Term Care Insurance: Right for You?

Someday, you may need assistance with such routine daily activities as bathing, dressing or getting in and out of bed. An LTC insurance policy is there to help with the costs of such care should you have a chronic medical condition, a disability or a disorder like Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly 70% of 65-year-olds will need …

Taxes and the Small Business Retirement Plan

The tax year is drawing to a close, which means it’s time for proactive business owners to think about moving liquid assets to tax-favored applications. What does that have to do with retirement? Funding retirement plans in 2021 may lower the amount of tax you will have to pay on April 15, 2022, but there …

IRS Gives Guidance on Startup Costs

Business owners have to start writing checks even before they start selling their products or services. How are those expenses treated for tax purposes? When starting a business, owners should treat all eligible costs incurred before opening as capital expenditures that are part of their basis in the business. Generally, the business can recover the …

What To Know About Business Financial Ratios

How do you measure how robust your business is? One of the key ways is by looking at financial ratios, which can be grouped into four categories. Liquidity — Your business’s ability to remain liquid so you can meet your short-term liabilities. How much of a cash cushion do you have each accounting period? How much …

A Fresh Look at Retirement Withdrawal Rules

With a series of recent changes, and some possible future modifications, many are confused about the withdrawal rules on retirement accounts. To start with, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act, which became law on Dec. 20, 2019, made major changes to the required minimum distribution rules. If you reached the age …

Long-Term Care Insurance: Right for You?

Someday, you may need assistance with such routine daily activities as bathing, dressing or getting in and out of bed. An LTC insurance policy is there to help with the costs of such care should you have a chronic medical condition, a disability or a disorder like Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly 70% of 65-year-olds will need …

Taxes and the Small Business Retirement Plan

The tax year is drawing to a close, which means it’s time for proactive business owners to think about moving liquid assets to tax-favored applications. What does that have to do with retirement? Funding retirement plans in 2021 may lower the amount of tax you will have to pay on April 15, 2022, but there …

IRS Gives Guidance on Startup Costs

Business owners have to start writing checks even before they start selling their products or services. How are those expenses treated for tax purposes? When starting a business, owners should treat all eligible costs incurred before opening as capital expenditures that are part of their basis in the business. Generally, the business can recover the …

What To Know About Business Financial Ratios

How do you measure how robust your business is? One of the key ways is by looking at financial ratios, which can be grouped into four categories. Liquidity — Your business’s ability to remain liquid so you can meet your short-term liabilities. How much of a cash cushion do you have each accounting period? How much …

A Fresh Look at Retirement Withdrawal Rules

With a series of recent changes, and some possible future modifications, many are confused about the withdrawal rules on retirement accounts. To start with, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act, which became law on Dec. 20, 2019, made major changes to the required minimum distribution rules. If you reached the age …

Long-Term Care Insurance: Right for You?

Someday, you may need assistance with such routine daily activities as bathing, dressing or getting in and out of bed. An LTC insurance policy is there to help with the costs of such care should you have a chronic medical condition, a disability or a disorder like Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly 70% of 65-year-olds will need …

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Edwards, Ellis and Associates, PC, is a leading Certified Public Accountant (CPA) firm with offices in Ann Arbor, MI and Troy, MI.

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CPA Business Tax Services

  • Full-service Certified Public Accountant tax services: partnership, corporate, individual, etc.
  • Accounting preparation and bookkeeping
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Budgets and financial projections
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Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017

The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 was a major piece of legislation that included:
  • Massive individual tax changes
  • Massive corporate tax changes
  • Major pass-through income tax changes
  • Major estate and gift tax changes

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Wealth Management

Our affiliated firm, Pinnacle Investment Advisors, LLC, is a Registered Investment Advisor in the state of Michigan which specializes in active wealth management.  Our investment philosophy is based on in-depth market analysis looking at the overall climate of the market.

Privately-owned Company Audits

While privately-owned companies don’t face the same level of regulatory scrutiny as public companies, there are many inherent benefits to independent assurance that financial statements fairly represent financial performance.

QuickBooks™ Consultants

Edwards, Ellis & Associates, P.C. provides the in-depth knowledge QuickBooks™ consulting services for your organization. With our expert knowledge of the QuickBooks software, we can help your entity increase productivity and generate more comprehensive income and expenditure.