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Michigan Cannabis Accounting

Puff Puff Accounting, serving Michigan, 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.


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.

We're Affordable

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

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.

Big Savings

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“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.”
Tylor B

“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.”
Ginger D

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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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Recreational Use States

Medical Legalized States

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.

Michigan 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.

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 certainly methods to tackle your bookkeeping yourself and also DIY it. Options like QuickBooks have made this possible, yet I advise you, if you are doing among these 2 things, you most likely require to allow somebody else deal with it.

  1. If you are privately questioning if you’re even doing this right in all, that’s a red flag.
  2. If you’re refraining from doing it in all because well you don’t know what to do and it’s frustrating, that’s a massive warning and it’s time to let a professional take control of.
What are common ways accountants bill their clients?
Some CPAs expense per hour, they bill you some bucks per hour relying on just how much time they put in. It’s additionally common to bill taken care of fees for private jobs. Your Certified Public Accountant might do your income tax return for one price and prepare another quote for the next task. One more prominent rate framework is the annual set cost agreement. Your CPA could state, “I’m going to offer this series of solutions to you, as well as I’m mosting likely to give you unrestricted call as well as endless meetings, as well as I’m mosting likely to do that all for $X amount of dollars annually.” That dollar quantity would more than likely be billed monthly.

We usually recommend relationships which are not hourly. Fixed charge billing motivates communication between the customer and also the CPA. The even more the CPA finds out about the customer’s organisation and also their life as well as what’s going on, the far better recommendations they can give. When clients are uneasy with grabbing the phone, worried they’re going to get a huge costs, they are less likely to choose the phone speak to their Certified Public Accountant when they have something on their mind.

What should I expect from my CPA?
What you should expect from your Certified Public Accountant depends a whole lot on your company purposes. If you’re a very local business and you’re not preparing to expand a lot in the near future, possibly all you require is someone to prepare your income tax return. Nevertheless, probably you have a growing company. You require somebody who can consult with you on staff member matters, administration issues, accounting system established and style. These are some points to think about when picturing the level of commitment you need from your CPA.

I generally train my clients to create a wish list of points they want from us. Obviously, the even more dedication a customer needs from us, the larger the interaction will certainly be, which will certainly raise costs. Starting from the maximum and also functioning down, however, is always the very best wager. We can instructor you on which things on your shopping list will certainly be one of the most impactful to your company and which ones could be lesser.

So checklist out those specific purposes you want to complete with your Certified Public Accountant. “This is what I desire out of that connection.” Do not be afraid to make that a quite long listing. What you wish to do is pretend money is no item. List whatever that you wish to leave this partnership. From that setting, you can begin to focus on that list as well as say, “these 6 things are crucial in this connection that I’m going 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 a bookkeeper, an accounting professional, or a Certified Public Accountant? What’s the distinction? One of the most vital thing is simply that you recognize that these documents are being kept which you feel great in the individual keeping them.

A bookkeeper maintains your bookkeeping records. They go into all deals, and also they balance your funds. Accountants concentrate on funds, taxes, spending plans, business procedures, pay-roll, and also finance. However know this, there are various sorts of accountants that focus on numerous locations of organisation. Simply put, if you break your leg, do not go to the dermatologist.

You want to make certain that you locate the right person for your small company. Smoke Smoke Accountancy has bookkeepers and accountants on team. By doing this. When it comes to month-to-month transaction handling, our bookkeepers can do it for a lesser cost. When we’re talking about finance as well as tax preparation, you have a CPA ready to action in.

What are the 5 types of accountants?
What is action leading of ending up being lucrative in your service? You’re going to require an accounting professional. Now you do not have to hire us. You can work with in home. If you participate in residence, that should you get? There are a great deal of alternatives and several budgets around that you need to be knowledgeable about. You do not wish to get the wrong person for the wrong job summary.

The very first individual you’re mosting likely to hire is your accountant. This is the data access professional. Relying on where you live, you’re mosting likely to pay a different amount for this person. If you stay in Idaho, as an example, you might be on the lower end around 18 to $20,000 a year. But if you’re in New York City or California, you could be upwards of 40,000 or perhaps $45,000 a year for the same setting. Know that this person offers a particular function. They’re not mosting likely to be strong at producing reports for you or operating analytics or accounting procedures. Their task is to obtain information into the system. As well as if you’re a brand-new entrepreneur, likely, you’ve been doing this yourself. It’s wise to offload a few of the hefty grunt work of accountancy, which will permit you to start assessing the records. An accountant is a good hire for any person prepared to expand their organisation, but not prepared to buy the high top rate accountants right now.

The following degree up guys is the accounting professional. Now, a lot of individuals assume bookkeepers and also accounting professionals coincide. They’re not. It’s really, very different. You’re going to pay a higher quantity for someone that’s an accounting professional. Your accountant has been putting data into the system all month long. Your accountant generally is assisting to oversee that process. After that, at the end of the month, your accounting professional will do some of the more heavy training tasks which need reconciling your trial equilibrium and also making month-end journal entrances. They will certainly additionally do a few of the accrual job that’s mosting likely to need to happen in your financials.

Sometimes, an accounting professional will certainly assist develop economic statements. They go to that month’s end placement. For an accounting professional, depending again on where you live, you can expect to pay anywhere from perhaps $30k as much as $60k/year.

The following degree up is the controller. The controller loads the process of managing the entire audit system. They get to manage what’s occurring as well as when. They make sure the data is getting into the system on time, which the month and also basic rate of interests are happening in a timely manner. The controller is accountable for the final product that’s appearing of the audit system. That is the balance sheet, the income statement, as well as the cash flow declaration. Those kinds of files hinge on the shoulders of your controller. This is a much more costly position to load, and it must be. He or she requires to have a great deal of experience, should at least a bachelor’s degree in bookkeeping, otherwise entering into their master’s degree. I would expect to pay anywhere from $45k to $85k/year for this person.

Now we’re mosting likely to talk about the King or queen in addition to the hill. This is your CFO. CFO represents “chief financial officer.” They hold a C suite placement in your firm. This person’s pricey. You wish to be careful when you employ a CFO because not all CFOs are developed equal. Every little thing approximately this factor has actually been task-related, focusing on just journal access and also debiting and also crediting. When you enter a CFO function, this needs strategic thinking. Not all accountants have that capacity. If they’re unable to see the big picture and also develop strategies that are service development relevant, they aren’t gotten approved for the work. They ought to convert the job that the rest of the team is doing into objectives for your business. Your CFO needs to make sure that you’re striking the targets you need to hit with the right amount of money behind each goal. For a CFO, you can expect to pay anywhere from $75k to $250k/year. That is commonly what I have actually seen nationwide for someone of this caliber.

Lastly is the CPA. The CPA stands for “state-licensed accountant.” If you’ve started your company, you know that you require a tax person, right? That’s the CPA. His work is to do 2 things. One is to prepare your tax obligation technique. That is to take everything you’re doing throughout the year and also prepare it so that you are not investing greater than you require to on tax obligations. That’s the main goal. However, a CPA often fills the duty of an auditor where they are available in as an independent event. They see to it that your books are precise and clean and also reflective of what’s taking place in the real life. In regards to expense, you’re mosting likely to spend anywhere between $125 an hour to upwards of $450 an hour for a certified CPA.

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