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Arkansas Cannabis Accounting

Puff Puff Accounting, serving Arkansas, is a cannabis industry focused CPA firm. We put all the pieces together so that you can focus on making money with your cannabis business.

You need CPA who understands the cannabis industry.

Puff Puff Accounting has provided tax planning, auditing and accounting services for cannabis businesses through the United States. You won't just see as at tax season. We advise many of our clients throughout the year. when you work with Puff Puff Accounting, you're not just meeting with a team of experienced accountants, you're gaining a lifelong advisor.

Our Services

Audit Response & Tax Resolution

Tax audits often happen years after the return in question was filed. That can make for a messy situation.

Corporate Entity & Structure Planning

Of all the choices you make when starting a business, one of the most important is the type of legal structure you select for your company.

Technical Accounting Services

Whether it’s preparing compliant financial statements or preparing for an audit, accounting responsibilities can be complex.

Tax Planning & Preparation

Tax preparation is a service that helps you file your tax returns. Make sure your tax reporting complies with federal and state tax laws.

Payroll Services

Payroll service will collect wage and hour information from the employer and use that information to calculate gross wages.

Bookkeeping Services

Recording receipts from customers. Verifying and recording invoices received from suppliers. Paying suppliers. Processing employees’ pay.

We Are Experts In Cannabis Tax Law

A lot of our new business comes from referrals from existing clients. That really says lot about how our clients are satisfied with the level of work that we perform for them.

Our clients tell their friends how well their accountant takes care of them. They say "My account is my friend now. I trust her." That level of trust is what we strive to achieve with all our clients.

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Tax Peace Of Mind

We do our best to maximize our client's return and get deductions for them that keeps them out of trouble.
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We're Affordable

When we work with small cannabis businesses, basically we become their affordable in house CFO.
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Year Long Tax Planning

The value that a client receives from a full service firm like Puff Puff Accounting is that they get full advisory and planning all year long.

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Testimonnials

“Hiring Edwin was one of the first and one of the best decisions I ever made when I first launched my company. He’s gone up to bat for me several times and is always on top of the latest changes in tax law. I couldn’t recommend Edwin more.”
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“Our very first visit with this team put us at such ease and assurance that sharing all of our financial details was in very capable, professional and personable hands. We have been very pleased with the level of service we are receiving year in and year out.”
Adrian F

“They use the most current technology to securely access and review my confidential documents in a user-friendly platform. They are professional and have integrity that is hard to find. I would highly recommend J Chester to anyone.”
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CPA Relationship Built On Trust

Finding a good CPA is almost like trying to find a good boyfriend or girlfriend. It's kind of like dating in a sense because it really starts with trust. This is a person who is going to know a tremendous amount of information about you. They're going to know your social security numbers. They're going to know how much you make and how you make your money.. They're going to really know your life and at a very personal level that most other professionals will never know and so it's really important you find somebody you can trust.

This trust is especially important for entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry. We build our client relationships on a solid foundation of trust. Spend an hour talking with us about your cannabis business and you'll know exactly what that means. We want to be your CPA and your trusted friend. We want to be the first person you call when there's a financial propblem in your company.

Our Mission

Talent is what sets exceptional organizations apart from the pack. At Puff Puff Accounting, we are committed to high standards of professionalism, integrity, and capability. When you hire a us as your CPA, you can rest assured that you're hiring a professional with a financial proficiency, strategic vision and commitment that will help your cannabis business compete and succeed.

Our mission is to be equipped to manage the pressures and pace of the cannabis industry with a deep understanding of cannabis laws. We will help you run an exceptional business while working within strict cannabis laws and regulations.

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Our Vision

CPAs work with a variety of businesses in every industry imaginable on a regular basis. It's not uncommon for a CPA to start the day working with a car dealership and by lunchtime a manufacturer and then in the afternoon to be solving a complicated issue related to a trust.

Our vision is to specialize in the cannabis industry in order to offer a level of expertise that cannot be matched by a traditional CPA firm.

Arkansas Cannabis Tax Services

The cannabis industry is unique. Don’t risk your livelihood my hiring a CPA who doesn’t have experience with cannabis laws and regulations. We will be your guide through a sea of stumbling blocks.

We specialize in cannabis tax law and regulations.

Cannabis Tax Planning And Preparations

Cannabis entrepreneurs carry a heavy tax burden. These taxes can make it difficult for cannabis businesses to generate a profit. Proper tax planning and knowledge of cannabis tax law is critical. Let us reduce your tax liability and increase your profits.

Tax Compliance

Cannabis tax law is complicated. Don't risk your business by being unaware of your tax liability.
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Yearly Tax Filing

Proper tax planning can massively reduce your tax liability at the end of the year.

Tax Resolution

Get representation by someone who knows the complexities of cannabis tax law. Don't risk hiring a traditional CPA.

Revenue Reconsiliation

A revenue reconciliation confirms whether your financial accounting matches your VAT statements. We recommend that you perform a revenue reconciliation at the end of each tax period, so that any incorrect bookings can be identified in a timely manner.

Financial Statements And Audit Support

There are four main financial statements. They are: (1) balance sheets; (2) income statements; (3) cash flow statements; and (4) statements of shareholders’ equity. Balance sheets show what a company owns and what it owes at a fixed point in time.

Business Combinations

A business combination is a transaction in which the acquirer obtains control of another business (the acquiree). Business combinations are a common way for companies to grow in size, rather than growing through organic (internal) activities.

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Frequently Asked

When is it time to hire a CPA for my cannabis business?

There are definitely methods to tackle your accounting on your own and also DIY it. Options like QuickBooks have actually made this feasible, however I caution you, if you are doing one of these 2 things, you most likely need to allow somebody else deal with it.

  1. If you are covertly questioning if you’re also doing this right in all, that’s a warning.
  2. If you’re refraining from doing it whatsoever because well you don’t understand what to do and also it’s overwhelming, that’s a big red flag and it’s time to allow an expert take over.
What are common ways accountants bill their clients?
Some Certified public accountants costs hourly, they bill you some dollars per hour relying on just how much time they place in. It’s likewise usual to bill taken care of costs for individual jobs. Your Certified Public Accountant may do your tax return for one cost as well as prepare an additional price quote for the next job. One more prominent rate structure is the annual fixed cost agreement. Your Certified Public Accountant could say, “I’m going to give this series of solutions to you, and I’m going to give you unrestricted telephone call and also limitless meetings, and I’m mosting likely to do that all for $X quantity of dollars per year.” That dollar amount would certainly more than likely be billed monthly.

We generally recommend connections which are not hourly. Repaired charge payment urges interaction between the client as well as the CPA. The more the CPA knows about the client’s company as well as their life and what’s going on, the much better guidance they can give. When customers are uncomfortable with grabbing the phone, terrified they’re going to get a big costs, they are much less likely to select the phone talk to their Certified Public Accountant when they have something on their mind.

What should I expect from my CPA?
What you should get out of your CPA depends a great deal on your company purposes. If you’re a really local business as well as you’re not intending to expand a lot in the future, maybe all you require is somebody to prepare your tax return. However, possibly you have a growing company. You need a person who can seek advice from you on worker matters, administration issues, accounting system set up and layout. These are some points to consider when envisioning the degree of commitment you need from your CPA.

I usually train my customers to put together a want list of points they want from us. Obviously, the even more dedication a customer requires from us, the bigger the interaction will be, which will increase expenses. Beginning with the optimum as well as working down, though, is constantly the most effective wager. We can train you on which things on your shopping list will certainly be one of the most impactful to your organisation and which ones may be less important.

So list out those specific objectives you wish to achieve with your Certified Public Accountant. “This is what I want out of that connection.” Do not be afraid to make that a rather long listing. What you wish to do is pretend cash is no things. List whatever that you wish to get out of this partnership. From that setting, you can start to prioritize that checklist as well as say, “these 6 things are crucial in this partnership that I’m mosting likely to have.”.

Do I need a bookkeeper or an accountant for my business?
So just how do you know who you require to hire? Should it be an accountant, an accountant, or a Certified Public Accountant? What’s the difference? One of the most important point is simply that you know that these documents are being kept which you feel confident in the person keeping them.

An accountant preserves your accounting records. They go into all purchases, as well as they balance your funds. Accountants focus on funds, tax obligations, spending plans, company procedures, pay-roll, and money management. But recognize this, there are various kinds of accountants who specialize in numerous areas of business. Simply put, if you break your leg, don’t go to the skin doctor.

You wish to make certain that you discover the best individual for your local business. Puff Smoke Accounting has accountants as well as accounting professionals on personnel. By doing this. When it pertains to monthly deal processing, our bookkeepers can do it for a lesser fee. When we’re speaking about money management and also tax obligation planning, you have a Certified Public Accountant prepared to step in.

What are the 5 types of accountants?
What is step number one of ending up being profitable in your company? You’re going to require an accounting professional. Now you don’t need to employ us. You can work with in residence. If you take part in home, that should you get? There are a great deal of alternatives as well as many different spending plans available that you require to be knowledgeable about. You don’t wish to obtain the incorrect individual for the wrong job summary.

The very first person you’re going to employ is your accountant. This is the data access specialist. Relying on where you live, you’re mosting likely to pay a various amount for he or she. If you reside in Idaho, for example, you could be on the reduced end around 18 to $20,000 a year. Yet if you’re in New York City or California, you could be upwards of 40,000 and even $45,000 a year for the very same position. Know that this person serves a specific function. They’re not mosting likely to be solid at producing reports for you or operating analytics or accounting procedures. Their task is to obtain data into the system. And if you’re a brand-new entrepreneur, likely, you have actually been doing this on your own. It’s clever to offload several of the heavy dirty work of accounting, which will certainly permit you to start assessing the records. A bookkeeper is an excellent hire for anybody prepared to broaden their business, yet not prepared to purchase the high top tier accountants just yet.

The following degree up guys is the accounting professional. Currently, a lot of people believe bookkeepers and accounting professionals coincide. They’re not. It’s really, really different. You’re mosting likely to pay a higher amount for somebody that’s an accounting professional. Your accountant has actually been putting data right into the system all month long. Your accountant typically is helping to manage that procedure. Then, at the end of the month, your accounting professional will do some of the even more heavy training tasks which call for reconciling your test equilibrium as well as making month-end journal entrances. They will also do several of the accrual job that’s going to need to take place in your financials.

In some cases, an accounting professional will certainly help create financial declarations. They are at that month’s end placement. For an accountant, depending once more on where you live, you can anticipate to pay anywhere from possibly $30k approximately $60k/year.

The next level up is the controller. The controller fills the procedure of overseeing the whole bookkeeping system. They get to manage what’s occurring as well as when. They ensure the information is getting involved in the system in a timely manner, which the month and also basic interests are happening on time. The controller is in charge of the final product that’s coming out of the accounting system. That is the balance sheet, the earnings statement, and the capital declaration. Those type of records hinge on the shoulders of your controller. This is an extra costly position to load, and also it should be. This person needs to have a great deal of experience, should at least a bachelor’s level in accounting, if not entering their master’s level. I would anticipate to pay anywhere from $45k to $85k/year for this person.

Currently we’re going to discuss the King or queen on top of the hill. This is your CFO. CFO stands for “chief financial officer.” They hold a C suite position in your company. This person’s pricey. You wish to beware when you employ a CFO because not all CFOs are developed equal. Everything up to this factor has been task-related, focusing on simply journal entries as well as debiting and also crediting. When you enter a CFO duty, this needs tactical reasoning. Not all accountants have that ability. If they’re unable to see the big picture and produce strategies that are service growth relevant, they aren’t received the job. They ought to equate the work that the rest of the team is doing into objectives for your firm. Your CFO requires to make sure that you’re hitting the targets you require to hit with the right amount of money behind each goal. For a CFO, you can anticipate to pay anywhere from $75k to $250k/year. That is normally what I have actually seen nationwide for somebody of this quality.

Lastly is the Certified Public Accountant. The Certified Public Accountant stands for “certified public accountant.” If you’ve started your company, you recognize that you need a tax obligation person, right? That’s the Certified Public Accountant. His work is to do two points. One is to prepare your tax obligation technique. That is to take every little thing you’re doing throughout the year and also prepare it to make sure that you are not investing more than you require to on taxes. That’s the main objective. However, a Certified Public Accountant usually fills the role of an auditor where they come in as an independent event. They see to it that your books are precise and tidy as well as reflective of what’s happening in the real world. In regards to price, you’re going to invest anywhere between $125 a hr to upwards of $450 an hour for a qualified CPA.

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