John Randall Shores, CPA, PA
Certified Public Accountant
Pensacola, Florida
850-444-9979

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

ACCOUNTING COMPUTER SERVICES

Computerized accounting services are tailored to fit each client's specific needs.  We provide complete general ledger and payroll computerized accounting services including preparation of quarterly and annual payroll reports and additional services as required by each client. For clients with no computer we provide complete financial statements and general ledger maintenance.

For new businesses, we train our clients in preparing their particular documents for input to our computer and provide our clients with a variety of print-outs and spreadsheets to assist in organizing and managing their business. 

For clients who maintain their own general ledger we provide adjustments and reconciliation services on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis depending on the client's needs.

We provide services both to clients who have no in-house computer and to clients with their own computer systems. We support Peachtree and Quickbooks accounting software. We provide a number of pre-designed Excel spreadsheet templates to assist clients in a variety of accounting and tax areas.

See other sections of this website for examples of information we provide to our clients.

TAX PREPARATION SERVICES


Tax planning and preparation services are available to a wide variety of clients.

For Individuals we prepare Form 1040s with all required attachments. We have experience in preparing individual returns for overseas workers who are claiming the Foreign Income Exclusion. We have extensive experience preparing complex returns and solving complex tax issues.
We prepare all state individual and corporate income tax returns.

We provide e-filing services at no additional cost to the client. E-filing can expedite your refund by several weeks.

For Businesses we prepare all types of business tax returns including:

Coporations including Sub-S Corporations (Form 1120S), Limited Liability Companies (LLC) (Various Forms), Taxable (C) Corporations (Form 1120), and Partnerships (Form 1065). Please note Limited Liability Companies can be reported on a variety of different forms (1040, 1065, 1120, & 1120S) depending on the number of members in the LLC and any other elections the LLC may file. 

For Estates and Trust we prepare the following returns:

Form 1041 - U. S. Fiduciary Tax Return for Estates and Trusts and related State return if applicable.
Form 706 - U. S. Estate Tax Return and the related state return if applicable.

We prepare a variety of other information and governmental forms as required by our clients.


ESTABLISHING YOUR BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND CHOOSING AND ENTITY

We will advise new businesses with the choosing of their entity as it relates to tax and management issues. Legal council should be consulted regarding any legal issues relating to the business entity you choose.  See Website Tab Choosing and Entity.

We offer a modest flat fee (filing fees paid separately) for tax advise on the creation of a new LLC (for LLC only) and the completion of the Florida Dept of State necessary filing documents. Also this fee covers the necessary filings with the IRS for obtaining an EIN# and a Sub-S corporate election if required and a discussion of the various tax consequences of the choice of different entities. 

FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION

We offer a free initial consultation to prospective business and individual clients. We will review your work and answer questions that you may have regarding past and current accounting and tax issues . At this initial consultation we will provide a variety of hand-outs that can assist most new businesses in getting started. This consultation will be confidential and no contact will be made with your existing accountant.

At the end of this consulation we will provide an estimate of our fees for services needed, without further obligation by the prospective client.

SETTING UP YOUR LLC

We will advise new businesses with the choosing of their entity as it relates to tax and management issues. Legal council should be consulted regarding any legal issues relating to the business entity you choose.  See Website Tab Choosing an Entity.

We offer a modest flat fee service (filing fees paid separately) for tax advise on the creation of a new LLC (for LLC only) and the completion of the necessary Florida Dept of State filing documents. Also this fee covers the necessary filings with the IRS for obtaining an EIN# and a Sub-S corporate election if required and a discussion of the various tax consequences of the different entities available is included in this fee. 
 
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