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South Carolina Cannabis Accounting

Puff Puff Accounting, serving South Carolina, 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.

South Carolina 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 ways to tackle your bookkeeping on your own and also Do It Yourself it. Alternatives like QuickBooks have actually made this feasible, however I advise you, if you are doing among these two points, you possibly need to allow another person deal with it.

  1. If you are privately questioning if you’re also doing this right in all, that’s a warning.
  2. If you’re refraining it whatsoever because well you do not know what to do and also it’s frustrating, that’s a huge red flag as well as it’s time to let a specialist take over.
What are common ways accountants bill their clients?
Some CPAs bill per hour, they charge you some bucks per hour depending on just how much time they put in. It’s likewise common to bill dealt with costs for individual jobs. Your CPA may do your income tax return for one rate and prepare another price quote for the next task. Another popular cost framework is the yearly fixed rate contract. Your CPA could state, “I’m mosting likely to provide this variety of services to you, and I’m mosting likely to provide you unrestricted call as well as endless conferences, and also I’m going to do that all for $X quantity of bucks per year.” That dollar quantity would certainly most likely be billed monthly.

We normally advise relationships which are not per hour. Dealt with cost invoicing motivates interaction between the customer as well as the Certified Public Accountant. The even more the Certified Public Accountant understands about the client’s company and also their life as well as what’s going on, the much better advice they can offer. When customers are awkward with picking up the phone, scared they’re going to get a big costs, they are less likely to select the phone talk to their CPA when they have something on their mind.

What should I expect from my CPA?
What you must anticipate from your CPA depends a great deal on your service purposes. If you’re a very small business and you’re not planning to expand much in the near future, possibly all you require is someone to prepare your income tax return. Nonetheless, probably you have a growing company. You need someone who can speak with you on staff member matters, administration problems, accounting system established as well as design. These are some points to think about when thinking of the degree of dedication you need from your Certified Public Accountant.

I generally instructor my customers to put together a want list of points they desire from us. Obviously, the more dedication a customer needs from us, the larger the interaction will certainly be, which will increase costs. Beginning with the maximum as well as functioning down, though, is constantly the best wager. We can trainer you on which things on your shopping list will certainly be the most impactful to your business and also which ones may be lesser.

So list out those particular purposes you intend to accomplish with your Certified Public Accountant. “This is what I desire out of that partnership.” Don’t be afraid to make that a pretty lengthy checklist. What you want to do is pretend money is no things. Listing everything that you desire to leave this partnership. From that placement, you can begin to focus on that checklist and also say, “these 6 points are crucial in this connection that I’m mosting likely to have.”.

Do I need a bookkeeper or an accountant for my business?
So exactly how do you know who you require to employ? Should it be an accountant, an accounting professional, or a CPA? What’s the difference? The most essential point is just that you know that these records are being kept and that you feel great in the individual maintaining them.

An accountant keeps your accounting records. They go into all deals, as well as they stabilize your funds. Accounting professionals specialize in funds, taxes, spending plans, company operations, payroll, and also finance. Yet understand this, there are various sorts of accountants that specialize in different areas of organisation. To put it simply, if you break your leg, don’t go to the skin specialist.

You wish to ensure that you find the appropriate individual for your local business. Smoke Puff Audit has bookkeepers and accountants on staff. This way. When it comes to month-to-month transaction handling, our accountants can do it for a minimal cost. When we’re discussing finance and tax planning, you have a CPA prepared to step in.

What are the 5 types of accountants?
What is step primary of coming to be lucrative in your company? You’re going to need an accounting professional. Currently you don’t have to hire us. You can employ in house. If you engage in home, who should you get? There are a great deal of alternatives and several budgets out there that you require to be aware of. You don’t wish to get the wrong person for the wrong work description.

The first person you’re mosting likely to work with is your accountant. This is the data entrance specialist. Depending upon where you live, you’re mosting likely to pay a different quantity for he or she. If you live in Idaho, for instance, you could be on the lower end around 18 to $20,000 a year. Yet if you remain in New York or The Golden State, you could be upwards of 40,000 or perhaps $45,000 a year for the same placement. Know that this person offers a details duty. They’re not mosting likely to be strong at producing records for you or working analytics or accounting processes. Their job is to get data right into the system. As well as if you’re a brand-new entrepreneur, likely, you’ve been doing this yourself. It’s smart to unload several of the hefty grunt work of accounting, which will certainly allow you to start assessing the records. A bookkeeper is a great hire for anybody prepared to increase their service, yet not prepared to invest in the high leading rate accounting professionals right now.

The next degree up men is the accounting professional. Currently, a lot of individuals assume accountants and also accounting professionals coincide. They’re not. It’s extremely, extremely various. You’re mosting likely to pay a greater amount for somebody that’s an accounting professional. Your accountant has been putting information into the system all month long. Your accounting professional usually is assisting to supervise that procedure. After that, at the end of the month, your accounting professional will certainly do some of the even more heavy lifting tasks which need resolving your test balance as well as making month-end journal entrances. They will certainly also do a few of the accrual job that’s going to require to take place in your financials.

In some cases, an accounting professional will certainly assist develop monetary declarations. 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 approximately $60k/year.

The next degree up is the controller. The controller fills the process of looking after the entire accounting system. They get to manage what’s occurring and also when. They make sure the information is getting into the system promptly, which the month and also general rate of interests are taking place on time. The controller is responsible for the final product that’s coming out of the audit system. That is the annual report, the earnings declaration, as well as the cash flow statement. Those type of documents hinge on the shoulders of your controller. This is a more pricey placement to fill, and also it should be. This person needs to have a lot of experience, ought to at least a bachelor’s degree in bookkeeping, otherwise getting involved in their master’s degree. I would certainly expect to pay anywhere from $45k to $85k/year for he or she.

Currently we’re going to speak 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 business. This person’s pricey. You want to take care when you work with a CFO because not all CFOs are created equivalent. Whatever as much as this factor has been task-related, concentrating on simply journal access as well as debiting and also crediting. When you step into a CFO role, this calls for critical thinking. Not all accountants have that capacity. If they’re not able to see the big picture and produce plans that are organisation growth relevant, they aren’t gotten the job. They must equate the job that the rest of the group is doing into objectives for your company. Your CFO needs to see to it that you’re striking the targets you require to hit with the right amount of money behind each objective. For a CFO, you can anticipate to pay anywhere from $75k to $250k/year. That is usually what I have actually seen across the country for somebody of this quality.

Finally is the Certified Public Accountant. The Certified Public Accountant represents “state-licensed accountant.” If you’ve started your firm, you know that you need a tax obligation man, right? That’s the CPA. His job is to do 2 points. One is to prepare your tax obligation method. That is to take whatever you’re doing throughout the year as well as prepare it to make sure that you are not investing greater than you need to on tax obligations. That’s the primary objective. Nonetheless, a Certified Public Accountant usually loads the function of an auditor where they come in as an independent celebration. They see to it that your publications are exact and tidy as well as reflective of what’s occurring in the real life. In terms of expense, you’re going to invest anywhere between $125 a hr to upwards of $450 an hour for a certified CPA.

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