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Oregon Cannabis Accounting

Puff Puff Accounting, serving Oregon, 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.

Oregon 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 and DIY it. Options like QuickBooks have made this possible, however I caution you, if you are doing among these 2 points, you most likely require to allow somebody else care for it.

  1. If you are privately asking yourself if you’re also doing this right whatsoever, that’s a red flag.
  2. If you’re not doing it in any way because well you do not know what to do as well as it’s frustrating, that’s a massive red flag and it’s time to let an expert take control of.
What are common ways accountants bill their clients?
Some CPAs costs per hour, they charge you some bucks per hour relying on how much time they place in. It’s also usual to charge taken care of fees for private jobs. Your Certified Public Accountant may do your income tax return for one price and also prepare an additional quote for the following project. An additional preferred price structure is the yearly fixed rate arrangement. Your CPA may claim, “I’m mosting likely to offer this variety of services to you, as well as I’m mosting likely to provide you endless call and limitless meetings, and also I’m going to do that all for $X amount of dollars per year.” That dollar quantity would certainly more than likely be billed monthly.

We usually suggest relationships which are not per hour. Repaired charge billing urges interaction in between the client and also the Certified Public Accountant. The even more the Certified Public Accountant learns about the customer’s organisation as well as their life as well as what’s going on, the much better guidance they can give. When clients are unpleasant with getting the phone, terrified they’re going to get a big costs, they are less most likely to select the phone speak with 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 lot on your service goals. If you’re a really small company as well as you’re not planning to expand a lot in the near future, perhaps all you require is someone to prepare your tax return. Nevertheless, possibly you have an expanding business. You require somebody who can seek advice from you on employee issues, monitoring issues, accounting system established and also design. These are some points to consider when visualizing the level of dedication you require from your Certified Public Accountant.

I normally coach my customers to assemble a want list of points they desire from us. Of course, the even more dedication a customer requires from us, the larger the involvement will certainly be, which will increase prices. Starting from the optimum and functioning down, however, is always the very best wager. We can trainer you on which items on your shopping list will certainly be the most impactful to your business and also which ones may be less important.

So listing out those particular objectives you intend to achieve with your Certified Public Accountant. “This is what I desire out of that connection.” Don’t be afraid to make that a quite long listing. What you want to do is pretend cash is no things. Listing everything that you wish to leave this relationship. From that position, you can start to focus on that checklist and also state, “these 6 things 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 work with? Should it be an accountant, an accountant, or a CPA? What’s the distinction? One of the most vital thing is just that you recognize that these documents are being kept and that you feel great in the individual maintaining them.

An accountant maintains your audit records. They enter all transactions, and they stabilize your funds. Accountants specialize in financial resources, tax obligations, budgets, service procedures, payroll, as well as money management. However understand this, there are various sorts of accountants who concentrate on numerous areas of company. In other words, if you damage your leg, do not go to the skin doctor.

You want to make sure that you find the ideal individual for your small business. Smoke Smoke Bookkeeping has bookkeepers as well as accountants on staff. In this manner. When it concerns regular monthly transaction handling, our bookkeepers can do it for a lesser charge. When we’re speaking about money management and tax obligation planning, you have a CPA ready to step in.

What are the 5 types of accountants?
What is action top of ending up being successful in your business? You’re going to need an accounting professional. Currently you don’t have to employ us. You can work with in house. If you participate in home, who should you get? There are a lot of alternatives and also various spending plans out there that you require to be aware of. You do not intend to get the wrong individual for the incorrect work summary.

The first individual you’re going to employ is your bookkeeper. This is the information entrance professional. Depending on where you live, you’re going to pay a various quantity for this person. If you reside in Idaho, for example, you might be on the lower end around 18 to $20,000 a year. Yet if you’re in New York City or The Golden State, you could be upwards of 40,000 or perhaps $45,000 a year for the exact same placement. Know that this person offers a specific function. They’re not going to be solid at developing records for you or doing business analytics or accounting processes. Their task is to get information right into the system. And if you’re a brand-new entrepreneur, likely, you’ve been doing this yourself. It’s wise to offload a few of the hefty dirty work of audit, which will allow you to start assessing the records. An accountant is an excellent hire for anybody all set to increase their company, yet not prepared to buy the high top rate accounting professionals right now.

The following degree up individuals is the accountant. Now, a lot of individuals assume bookkeepers as well as accounting professionals coincide. They’re not. It’s very, extremely various. You’re mosting likely to pay a higher quantity for somebody that’s an accountant. Your accountant has been putting data into the system all month long. Your accountant commonly is helping to look after that procedure. Then, at the end of the month, your accounting professional will do a few of the even more hefty training jobs which require integrating your test balance and making month-end journal entrances. They will likewise do a few of the accrual work that’s going to need to happen in your financials.

Sometimes, an accountant will help develop monetary statements. They are at that month’s end placement. For an accountant, depending again on where you live, you can anticipate to pay anywhere from maybe $30k approximately $60k/year.

The next degree up is the controller. The controller fills the process of managing the whole bookkeeping system. They reach manage what’s happening and when. They see to it the data is getting into the system promptly, and that the month and also general passions are occurring on time. The controller is in charge of the end product that’s coming out of the audit system. That is the balance sheet, the revenue declaration, and also the cash flow statement. Those type of documents rest on the shoulders of your controller. This is a more expensive setting to fill up, and also it needs to be. This person requires to have a lot of experience, ought to at the very 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.

Currently we’re mosting likely to talk about the King or queen on top of the mountain. This is your CFO. CFO represents “chief financial officer.” They hold a C suite position in your firm. This person’s pricey. You want to take care when you work with a CFO since not all CFOs are developed equivalent. Whatever as much as this point has actually been task-related, focusing on just journal entries and debiting as well as crediting. When you enter a CFO duty, this requires strategic thinking. Not all accountants have that ability. If they’re not able to see the big picture and also develop strategies that are business growth related, they aren’t qualified for the job. They must equate the job that the rest of the team is doing into goals for your business. Your CFO requires to make certain that you’re striking the targets you need 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 generally what I’ve seen across the country for someone of this caliber.

Lastly is the CPA. The CPA represents “certified public accountant.” If you’ve begun your business, you recognize that you need a tax obligation guy, right? That’s the CPA. His work is to do two points. One is to prepare your tax approach. That is to take whatever you’re doing throughout the year as well as prepare it to ensure that you are not investing more than you need to on taxes. That’s the main goal. Nevertheless, a Certified Public Accountant commonly fills up the duty of an auditor where they come in as an independent celebration. They make sure that your publications are precise as well as tidy and also reflective of what’s taking place in the real world. In regards to price, you’re mosting likely to spend anywhere in between $125 a hr to upwards of $450 a hr for a certified CPA.

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