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Ohio Cannabis Accounting

Puff Puff Accounting, serving Ohio, 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.

Ohio 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 ways to handle your bookkeeping on your own and Do It Yourself it. Choices like QuickBooks have actually made this possible, however I caution you, if you are doing one of these 2 points, you probably require to let somebody else take care of 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 in any way because well you do not understand what to do and also it’s frustrating, that’s a substantial warning and it’s time to allow a professional take over.
What are common ways accountants bill their clients?
Some CPAs expense per hour, they charge you some bucks per hour depending on just how much time they put in. It’s likewise typical to bill taken care of charges for specific projects. Your Certified Public Accountant might do your tax return for one price and prepare one more estimate for the following project. An additional popular cost structure is the annual set cost agreement. Your CPA may state, “I’m going to give this range of services to you, and I’m going to provide you unrestricted telephone call as well as limitless meetings, and I’m going to do that all for $X quantity of dollars per year.” That buck amount would certainly probably be billed monthly.

We typically recommend relationships which are not per hour. Fixed fee payment encourages interaction between the customer as well as the CPA. The even more the CPA understands about the customer’s organisation and their life and also what’s taking place, the far better guidance they can offer. When customers are unpleasant with picking up the phone, scared they’re going to get a huge expense, they are much less most likely to pick the phone talk to their CPA when they have something on their mind.

What should I expect from my CPA?
What you need to anticipate from your CPA depends a whole lot on your business purposes. If you’re a really small business as well as you’re not planning to expand a lot in the near future, possibly all you require is someone to prepare your tax return. Nevertheless, possibly you have a growing service. You need a person that can consult with you on employee issues, monitoring concerns, accounting system established and style. These are some points to take into consideration when picturing the level of commitment you require from your CPA.

I commonly train my clients to assemble a want list of things they want from us. Of course, the more commitment a customer needs from us, the bigger the engagement will be, which will increase prices. Starting from the optimum and also working down, however, is always the best bet. We can train you on which things on your wish list will certainly be one of the most impactful to your business as well as which ones could be lesser.

So list out those certain objectives you want to complete with your CPA. “This is what I desire out of that connection.” Don’t hesitate to make that a quite lengthy listing. What you want to do is pretend cash is no object. List every little thing that you wish to leave this relationship. From that position, you can start to focus on that listing and say, “these six 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 need to work with? Should it be a bookkeeper, an accounting professional, or a Certified Public Accountant? What’s the distinction? One of the most vital thing is just that you know that these records are being kept and that you feel great in the person keeping them.

An accountant maintains your audit records. They go into all transactions, as well as they balance your funds. Accounting professionals concentrate on financial resources, taxes, budgets, service operations, pay-roll, and also money management. But recognize this, there are various types of accounting professionals that focus on numerous locations of organisation. Simply put, if you break your leg, do not most likely to the skin doctor.

You want to see to it that you locate the best person for your small business. Puff Puff Audit has accountants as well as accountants on team. This way. When it comes to regular monthly transaction processing, our accountants can do it for a lesser fee. When we’re talking about finance and also tax obligation planning, you have a CPA all set to action in.

What are the 5 types of accountants?
What is action top of coming to be rewarding in your company? You’re mosting likely to need an accounting professional. Now you do not have to employ us. You can employ in residence. If you take part in home, that should you obtain? There are a lot of choices and several spending plans out there that you need to be aware of. You do not wish to get the incorrect person for the wrong job description.

The first individual you’re going to hire is your accountant. This is the information access professional. Depending upon where you live, you’re going to pay a various amount for he or she. If you stay in Idaho, for example, you might 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 very same position. Know that this person serves a specific duty. They’re not going to be strong at developing records for you or operating analytics or accounting procedures. Their job is to obtain data right into the system. As well as if you’re a brand-new business owner, likely, you’ve been doing this on your own. It’s smart to unload some of the heavy dirty work of audit, which will certainly enable you to start evaluating the reports. A bookkeeper is an excellent hire for anyone prepared to increase their service, but not prepared to invest in the high top tier accountants right now.

The next degree up people is the accounting professional. Now, a great deal of individuals believe accountants as well as accounting professionals are the same. They’re not. It’s very, really different. You’re mosting likely to pay a greater amount for someone that’s an accounting professional. Your accountant has actually been putting information right into the system all month long. Your accountant commonly is aiding to look after that process. After that, at the end of the month, your accounting professional will do several of the even more hefty training jobs which require resolving your test balance and making month-end journal entries. They will certainly also do several of the accrual job that’s going to require to take place in your financials.

In many cases, an accounting professional will certainly assist produce financial statements. They go to that month’s end position. For an accountant, depending once 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 procedure of supervising the entire accountancy system. They get to manage what’s taking place as well as when. They make sure the data is getting involved in the system promptly, and that the month and basic passions are taking place promptly. The controller is responsible for the final product that’s appearing of the accounting system. That is the annual report, the earnings statement, as well as the capital declaration. Those sort of files rest on the shoulders of your controller. This is a more expensive position to fill, as well as it must be. He or she needs to have a great deal of experience, should at the very least a bachelor’s degree in accounting, otherwise entering into their master’s level. I would expect 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 mountain. This is your CFO. CFO represents “chief financial officer.” They hold a C suite setting in your business. He or she’s expensive. You intend to take care when you employ a CFO because not all CFOs are produced equivalent. Every little thing approximately this factor has been task-related, concentrating on just journal access and also debiting and also crediting. When you enter a CFO role, this needs tactical reasoning. Not all accountants have that ability. If they’re not able to see the big picture and develop plans that are service growth associated, they aren’t qualified for the task. They should convert the work that the remainder of the team is doing into objectives for your business. Your CFO requires to make sure that you’re hitting the targets you require to hit with the correct 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’ve seen nationwide for somebody of this quality.

Lastly is the CPA. The Certified Public Accountant represents “certified public accountant.” If you’ve begun your company, you recognize that you require a tax guy, right? That’s the CPA. His job is to do 2 things. One is to prepare your tax technique. That is to take every little thing you’re doing throughout the year as well as prepare it to ensure that you are not spending more than you require to on taxes. That’s the main goal. However, a Certified Public Accountant often fills up the function of an auditor where they are available in as an independent celebration. They make sure that your publications are exact and tidy as well as reflective of what’s happening in the real world. In regards to price, you’re mosting likely to invest anywhere in between $125 a hr to upwards of $450 an hour for a qualified Certified Public Accountant.

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