MAS Associates provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. At MAS Associates, we strive to meet each client's specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment. Our professional services include:
At MAS Associates, we guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimise your tax liabilities, maximise your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimise financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.
From start-ups to established enterprises, businesses rely on accurate and insightful financial information in order to maintain profitability and capitalise on new opportunities. MAS Associates's accounting services steer you closer to these goals with accurate record-keeping and reporting as well as support on financial issues such as initial accounting system setup, cost-containment, tax planning, investments, and employee benefit and profit-sharing plans.
These services include but are not limited to:
At MAS Associates, we focus on building close client relationships that add long-term value. This includes assuring the solidity of financial records, evaluating financial procedures and working to produce strategies that help our clients face the myriad challenges of business planning and execution. Our clients benefit from objective analysis to assist in controlling costs, increasing efficiency, and implementing new technologies and procedures that take advantage of changes in the marketplace, accounting standards, and tax law. Our assurance services will improve information quality or its context, meaning more success for your business.
These services include but are not limited to:
Effective estate and trust planning can ensure financial security for loved ones. For businesses, it can maintain a smooth succession of ownership. MAS Associates's role is to help you navigate the complex and shifting tax laws to facilitate the transfer of assets and minimise the tax liability of your beneficiaries. Everyone should have a well-thought-out plan as to how to distribute the assets left in one's estate so as to avoid complications and to be sure that the individual’s wishes are followed. Having your taxes and estate thoroughly and carefully planned will ensure that your loved ones don't have any complications to deal with during a time of loss.
MAS Associates's goal is to help you reach your financial goals and maintain financial independence through a comfortable retirement. We can guide you through tough decision-making processes such as asset allocation, investment performance monitoring, college education funding, retirement plans, insurance, and tax, estate, and business succession planning. Whether you are developing an investment strategy or evaluating current investments, MAS Associates can ensure that your portfolio will take into account tax implications for an advantageous after-tax return. The road to retirement is a long one and we can help you to take the proper steps to reach your goals.
Professional representation can be vital during an audit or investigation, and our experience enables us to guide clients in their dealings with the tax authorities. If you have been chosen for an audit or investigation, the professional representation you can find with our firm can put many of your worries at bay. We are ready and willing to answer any and all questions HMRC may be asking of you.
Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. MAS Associates can help you with the organisation and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.
Your business has a large impact on your taxes and other liabilities. From the inception of your business through its growth and development, MAS Associates can advise you on incorporating your business and later restructuring if advantageous. With our knowledge and expertise, you will always be receiving the best advice for your business.
Accounting software can provide useful and timely information in the form of financial statements, reports and graphs. However, it can only provide this information if you purchase the right product and then install, setup and use it properly. We don't just help you use the software, we help you use it more efficiently and more effectively.
MAS Associates offers the following solutions to help meet your accounting software needs:
We train you personally! Either one-on-one or several individuals within your organisation at your company's location.
We install and configure accounting software in either single or multi-user mode.
We assist new users with initial setup including: Preferences, Lists, Customers, Vendors, Employees, Banking and Reports. We also help experienced users manage their businesses more effectively by improving their current setup. Many users experience problems and lack the ability to generate and track important information as a result of inadequate setup.
Our support service can assist you with any installation, setup or operation assistance you might need. In addition, our support is not limited just to the software part of it, but we can also provide accounting and payroll assistance.
Our review service helps companies that have the human resources to perform daily accounting and payroll tasks, but need an accounting and payroll expert to review your transactions, accounts and reports. This review ensures that you receive timely, relevant and reliable financial information. We also inform you of any corrections, adjustments or reclassifications necessary to ensure that the financial information you receive reflects the correct financial condition of your business. Reviews may be conducted at any time, but monthly reviews provide you with up-to-date information and feedback about your business.
As technologies rapidly advance, companies increasingly need to update their computer systems. MAS Associates can audit your system competencies and gauge upgrade needs as well as provide support in choosing and implementing new hardware or network systems. As experts in this field, we can put your computer problems at bay as well as improve your computer system's performance taking into consideration any budget you may have.
MAS Associates's payroll services can help you reduce the time spent on administration through developing and implementing a computerised payroll system that will facilitate processing, timely payment and preparation of annual returns.
Choosing and administering benefit plans for your employees is often a complex process. MAS Associates can help you develop, implement, and administer your benefit, retirement, and profit-sharing plans with an eye toward rewarding your employees and reaching your financial and business goals. We can also help maximise tax advantages in implementing these plans. As your business grows, your business and your employees will be rewarded for the hard work that contributed to the success of your business.
Good cash management can improve liquidity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. MAS Associates can help you maintain optimal cash flow levels by tracking sources and uses, forecasting, and budgeting accordingly. To a business, cash flow is something that can make or break the business' ability to survive. We can help you analyse your spending, re-balance your budget and/or debts for an optimal cash flow to support your business' success. This balance plan would be revisited if and when there were any major changes in your business structure to ensure that you are operating at an optimal level. With our help and guidance, you will always be on top of your finances and ready for the future.
No one can predict the future perfectly, but we can all benefit from planning for it. MAS Associates combines expertise and experience with a gained understanding of your business to produce financial projections that can help you manage your business plan and spending. Forecasting for the future is imperative to your company's success. We make it a point to keep current with market trends and updates so that your business can be prepared for what is to come. Depending on your needs, our work can range from top-level reports to detailed financial models.
The range of needs for valuing businesses continues to widen, and MAS Associates can provide in-depth analysis to help you identify and analyse the factors that drive the value of your business or one in which you have an interest. Uses for this service include estate planning and compliance, buying and selling businesses, divorce matters and family partnerships. There are so many factors that contribute to the perceived value of a business. Our expert help can help you evaluate entities that you have an interest in and guide you towards making business decisions that you feel confident with.
Whether your needs are corporate or personal, MAS Associates's professionals can assist you in sorting out the different options available for debt management and financing that will lower your payments and/or reduce the total amount of interest paid. Re-balancing your debts can also result in tax deduction savings. Even if you are able to handle the payments and the amounts of your current debts, our expertise may be able to save you money and/or lower your payments.
MAS Associates were founded in 1989, providing accountancy and management consultancy services to a wide range of clients across varying business sectors. As a family owned business we understand just how much you care about your company. We care too. Our philosophy is to provide you with a personal, friendly, professional service.
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