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New Jersey Cannabis Accounting

Puff Puff Accounting, serving New Jersey, 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.

New Jersey 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 absolutely means to handle your audit on your own as well as Do It Yourself it. Alternatives like QuickBooks have actually made this possible, yet I alert you, if you are doing among these 2 things, you probably need to allow somebody else care for it.

  1. If you are covertly wondering if you’re also doing this right in any way, that’s a red flag.
  2. If you’re refraining from doing it whatsoever because well you do not understand what to do and it’s frustrating, that’s a big warning as well as it’s time to allow a specialist take over.
What are common ways accountants bill their clients?
Some CPAs costs per hour, they charge you some dollars per hour relying on just how much time they place in. It’s also typical to charge dealt with costs for specific projects. Your Certified Public Accountant could do your tax return for one price and also prepare another quote for the next task. One more popular price framework is the yearly set cost contract. Your Certified Public Accountant could say, “I’m mosting likely to offer this variety of solutions to you, as well as I’m mosting likely to give you unlimited telephone call and also endless meetings, and also I’m mosting likely to do that all for $X quantity of dollars per year.” That buck quantity would certainly probably be billed monthly.

We generally recommend relationships which are not hourly. Repaired charge payment motivates interaction between the client as well as the Certified Public Accountant. The more the Certified Public Accountant knows about the customer’s organisation and their life and also what’s going on, the better advice they can give. When clients are uncomfortable with getting the phone, terrified they’re going to get a large expense, they are much less most 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 anticipate from your Certified Public Accountant depends a lot on your service objectives. If you’re a really small business as well as you’re not planning to expand much in the future, perhaps all you need is a person to prepare your tax return. Nevertheless, perhaps you have an expanding business. You require somebody that can consult with you on employee matters, monitoring problems, accounting system set up and design. These are some points to take into consideration when envisioning the degree of commitment you need from your Certified Public Accountant.

I generally trainer my customers to create a want list of things they desire from us. Obviously, the more commitment a client requires from us, the larger the interaction will be, which will raise costs. Starting from the optimum and also functioning down, however, is constantly the most effective bet. We can coach you on which products on your wish list will certainly be the most impactful to your organisation as well as which ones could be less important.

So listing out those specific goals you wish to accomplish with your CPA. “This is what I desire out of that connection.” Don’t hesitate to make that a pretty long list. What you intend to do is pretend money is no things. Checklist whatever that you want to leave this partnership. From that placement, you can start to prioritize that listing and also state, “these six points are crucial in this relationship that I’m going to have.”.

Do I need a bookkeeper or an accountant for my business?
So exactly how do you know who you need to employ? Should it be a bookkeeper, an accountant, or a CPA? What’s the difference? One of the most important point is just that you recognize that these records are being maintained which you feel confident in the individual maintaining them.

An accountant keeps your audit records. They get in all purchases, and they balance your funds. Accountants concentrate on finances, tax obligations, spending plans, service procedures, payroll, and also finance. But recognize this, there are various kinds of accountants that concentrate on different locations of service. Simply put, if you damage your leg, don’t go to the dermatologist.

You want to make certain that you discover the best individual for your local business. Smoke Smoke Bookkeeping has accountants and also accounting professionals on team. By doing this. When it concerns monthly deal processing, our accountants can do it for a lower charge. When we’re speaking about finance and tax obligation preparation, you have a Certified Public Accountant ready to step in.

What are the 5 types of accountants?
What is action top of becoming successful in your service? You’re going to require an accountant. Now you don’t have to employ us. You can hire in residence. If you participate in house, that should you get? There are a lot of options and also several budget plans available that you need to be knowledgeable about. You don’t wish to get the incorrect person for the wrong job description.

The very first person you’re going to work with is your bookkeeper. This is the data entry specialist. Depending upon where you live, you’re going to pay a various quantity for this person. If you reside in Idaho, for instance, you could be on the reduced end around 18 to $20,000 a year. However if you’re in New York City or The Golden State, you could be upwards of 40,000 and even $45,000 a year for the exact same placement. Know that he or she serves a particular function. They’re not mosting likely to be solid at producing reports for you or doing business analytics or accounting processes. Their work is to obtain information right into the system. And also if you’re a new business owner, likely, you’ve been doing this on your own. It’s clever to unload several of the heavy dirty work of accounting, which will permit you to begin analyzing the records. A bookkeeper is an excellent hire for anyone all set to increase their business, however not prepared to buy the high leading tier accounting professionals just yet.

The next level up men is the accounting professional. Now, a great deal of individuals think bookkeepers and also accounting professionals coincide. They’re not. It’s really, very various. You’re going to pay a greater quantity for someone that’s an accounting professional. Your bookkeeper has been putting information into the system all month long. Your accountant generally is helping to supervise that procedure. Then, at the end of the month, your accounting professional will do some of the even more heavy training tasks which require resolving your test equilibrium and also making month-end journal entrances. They will also do several of the amassing job that’s mosting likely to need to occur in your financials.

In many cases, an accountant will help develop monetary 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 possibly $30k up to $60k/year.

The next degree up is the controller. The controller fills the process of supervising the whole accountancy system. They get to manage what’s occurring as well as when. They make sure the information is getting into the system on time, and that the month and also general rate of interests are happening in a timely manner. The controller is accountable for the end product that’s coming out of the accountancy system. That is the annual report, the revenue statement, as well as the cash flow statement. Those sort of documents hinge on the shoulders of your controller. This is an extra expensive position to fill up, as well as it ought to be. This person needs to have a great deal of experience, need to a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting, if not getting into their master’s level. I would anticipate to pay anywhere from $45k to $85k/year for he or she.

Currently we’re going to talk about the King or queen in addition to the hill. This is your CFO. CFO represents “primary financial officer.” They hold a C suite position in your firm. He or she’s expensive. You want to beware when you work with a CFO due to the fact that not all CFOs are created equal. Whatever as much as this factor has been task-related, concentrating on just journal entrances and debiting and crediting. When you step into a CFO function, this requires strategic reasoning. Not all accountants have that capacity. If they’re unable to see the big picture as well as produce plans that are service development relevant, they aren’t gotten the job. They ought to translate the work that the remainder of the team is doing into objectives for your business. Your CFO requires to ensure that you’re hitting the targets you require to hit with the right amount of money behind each objective. For a CFO, you can expect to pay anywhere from $75k to $250k/year. That is typically what I’ve seen nationwide for someone of this quality.

Finally is the Certified Public Accountant. The CPA represents “cpa.” If you’ve started your company, you understand that you require a tax man, right? That’s the CPA. His task is to do two points. One is to prepare your tax obligation approach. That is to take every little thing you’re doing throughout the year and prepare it to make sure that you are not spending more than you need to on tax obligations. That’s the primary objective. Nonetheless, a CPA typically fills up the duty of an auditor where they are available in as an independent event. They make sure that your books are precise and clean and reflective of what’s happening in the real life. In regards to expense, you’re mosting likely to invest anywhere between $125 an hour to upwards of $450 an hour for a qualified CPA.

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