Skinner + Company is a boutique tax firm centrally located in Tempe. For over 29 years we have provided effective accounting, tax planning and compliance, and trust and estate administration services to closely held businesses and high-net worth individuals and families as the cornerstone for managing their wealth.
Our proactive advisement is our greatest strength and our commitment to our clients' success.
Armed with our intimate knowledge of our clients, we serve as their trusted advisors.
The business world is becoming ever more complex. We interpret the myriad and complex data that you must understand in making decisions. We fulfill this role by lending you our experience and knowledge in such areas as periodic financial statement preparation, cash flow analysis, cash management, budgeting, forecasting and analysis of capital investment alternatives.
The income tax laws are constantly changing and becoming increasingly difficult to comprehend. Your tax liability is among your highest expenditures from year to year, and by properly structuring your affairs, this obligation can be minimized. We present to you in candid terms the tax implications of virtually any decision. We are committed to assisting you in achieving your goals while minimizing your tax expenditures through proper and strategic planning.
Services are available for all types of entities, including corporations, partnerships, individuals, trusts, estates, and non-profit organizations. We also provide representation before the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing authorities.
As the world economy becomes more integrated, even small businesses can find themselves in the international arena with its potential tax pitfalls and opportunities. Whether you're an inbound company doing business in the United States for the first time or are looking to do business abroad, we can help. We also assist individuals arriving in the United States, either permanently or temporarily, comply with their US tax obligations while minimizing tax liabilities through the application of tax treaty and other benefits.
Proper estate planning can be a bonanza to your spouse and other heirs in terms of both tax dollars saved and simplicity of administration. We work closely with your attorney to develop the plan that best suits your needs and achieves your goals. When the time comes, we work closely with your attorney to offer estate administration services, including estate and income tax compliance, probate accounting and if needed, litigation support.
Each business has varying needs with regard to financial statements. We provide accounting services including preparation of compiled financial statements and assisting clients in their preparation for reviews and audited financial statements. We help you in understanding the financial statement. And, we make recommendations on any changes in your business, accounting systems or internal controls which will help improve profitability.