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Tennessee Cannabis Accounting

Puff Puff Accounting, serving Tennessee, 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.

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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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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.

Tennessee 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 handle your bookkeeping yourself and Do It Yourself it. Alternatives like QuickBooks have actually made this possible, however I advise you, if you are doing among these 2 things, you most likely require to allow somebody else look after it.

  1. If you are privately wondering if you’re also doing this right in any way, that’s a warning.
  2. If you’re not doing it in all because well you do not understand what to do and also it’s overwhelming, that’s a big warning as well as it’s time to let an expert take over.
What are common ways accountants bill their clients?
Some Certified public accountants bill hourly, they bill you some dollars per hour relying on how much time they place in. It’s likewise common to charge fixed costs for specific tasks. Your Certified Public Accountant could do your income tax return for one rate and prepare another quote for the following task. Another popular cost structure is the annual fixed rate arrangement. Your Certified Public Accountant might say, “I’m going to provide this series of solutions to you, as well as I’m mosting likely to give you limitless phone calls and unrestricted conferences, and also I’m mosting likely to do that all for $X amount of dollars per year.” That dollar amount would certainly more than likely be billed monthly. We normally recommend partnerships which are not hourly. Taken care of charge billing motivates interaction between the customer and also the Certified Public Accountant. The more the Certified Public Accountant learns about the customer’s service and their life and what’s taking place, the far better advice they can offer. When clients are awkward with grabbing the phone, afraid they’re going to get a big expense, they are much less likely to choose the phone speak with their CPA when they have something on their mind.
What should I expect from my CPA?
What you ought to anticipate from your CPA depends a great deal on your company purposes. If you’re a really local business and also you’re not preparing to expand a lot in the future, possibly all you require is a person to prepare your income tax return. Nevertheless, maybe you have an expanding organisation. You need a person who can consult with you on staff member matters, administration issues, accounting system set up and layout. These are some points to consider when picturing the degree of commitment you require from your CPA. I normally coach my clients to put together a wish list of points they want from us. Certainly, the even more commitment a client requires from us, the bigger the engagement will certainly be, which will certainly boost expenses. Starting from the maximum as well as working down, though, is constantly the best bet. We can trainer you on which things on your shopping list will certainly be the most impactful to your organisation and also which ones could be less important. So list out those particular purposes you wish to accomplish with your Certified Public Accountant. “This is what I want out of that partnership.” Don’t be afraid to make that a quite long list. What you intend to do is pretend cash is no item. List whatever that you wish to leave this relationship. From that placement, you can start to prioritize that listing as well as claim, “these six points are crucial in this partnership that I’m mosting likely to have.”.
Do I need a bookkeeper or an accountant for my business?
So just 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 essential point is simply that you recognize that these records are being kept and that you feel confident in the person maintaining them. An accountant preserves your accountancy records. They enter all transactions, and they balance your funds. Accounting professionals concentrate on finances, taxes, spending plans, company operations, payroll, and finance. But understand this, there are different sorts of accounting professionals who specialize in numerous locations of company. In other words, if you break your leg, do not go to the skin specialist. You want to make certain that you locate the ideal person for your small business. Smoke Smoke Accounting has accountants and accounting professionals on team. By doing this. When it comes to month-to-month deal processing, our bookkeepers can do it for a lesser fee. When we’re talking about finance and also tax obligation preparation, you have a CPA all set to action in.
What are the 5 types of accountants?
What is action top of coming to be profitable in your business? You’re mosting likely to require an accountant. Currently you do not need to hire us. You can employ in house. If you participate in residence, that should you get? There are a lot of options and also various budgets around that you need to be familiar with. You do not want to get the incorrect individual for the incorrect work summary. The first individual you’re mosting likely to hire is your accountant. This is the information entrance specialist. Depending on where you live, you’re mosting likely to pay a different amount for he or she. If you live in Idaho, for 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 even $45,000 a year for the exact same setting. Know that this person serves a particular role. They’re not going to be strong at developing reports for you or doing business analytics or accounting procedures. Their work is to get data right into the system. And also if you’re a brand-new business owner, likely, you have actually been doing this yourself. It’s smart to offload a few of the heavy dirty work of accounting, which will permit you to start evaluating the reports. An accountant is a good hire for anyone all set to expand their service, but not prepared to invest in the high top tier accountants right now. The next degree up guys is the accountant. Currently, a lot of people believe bookkeepers and also accounting professionals coincide. They’re not. It’s extremely, very different. You’re mosting likely to pay a higher quantity for someone that’s an accountant. Your accountant has actually been placing data right into the system all month long. Your accounting professional usually is helping to supervise that process. After that, at the end of the month, your accountant will do some of the even more heavy training tasks which need resolving your trial equilibrium and making month-end journal access. They will certainly likewise do a few of the amassing work that’s going to need to occur in your financials. In many cases, an accounting professional will aid create monetary declarations. They are at that month’s end position. For an accounting professional, depending again on where you live, you can anticipate to pay anywhere from possibly $30k up to $60k/year. The next level up is the controller. The controller loads the procedure of managing the whole accounting system. They get to manage what’s taking place and when. They see to it the data is getting into the system promptly, and that the month and general passions are taking place promptly. The controller is accountable for the end product that’s appearing of the bookkeeping system. That is the balance sheet, the income statement, as well as the capital statement. Those type of records rest on the shoulders of your controller. This is a much more pricey setting to load, as well as it needs to be. This person needs to have a great deal of experience, must at least a bachelor’s degree in bookkeeping, otherwise getting involved in their master’s degree. I would anticipate to pay anywhere from $45k to $85k/year for this person. Now we’re going to speak about the King or queen on top of the mountain. This is your CFO. CFO stands for “primary financial officer.” They hold a C suite placement in your company. This person’s expensive. You want to take care when you work with a CFO since not all CFOs are produced equivalent. Every little thing as much as this factor has actually been task-related, focusing on just journal access and debiting and also crediting. When you step into a CFO duty, this calls for strategic thinking. Not all accountants have that ability. If they’re not able to see the big picture and also create plans that are organisation advancement relevant, they aren’t qualified for the job. They need to translate the work that the remainder of the team is doing into goals for your business. Your CFO needs to make certain that you’re hitting the targets you require to hit with the correct amount of cash behind each goal. For a CFO, you can expect to pay anywhere from $75k to $250k/year. That is generally what I’ve seen nationwide for somebody of this caliber. Finally is the CPA. The CPA means “state-licensed accountant.” If you’ve started your company, you recognize that you require a tax guy, right? That’s the Certified Public Accountant. His task is to do two points. One is to prepare your tax method. That is to take every little thing you’re doing throughout the year as well as prepare it to ensure that you are not investing greater than you need to on tax obligations. That’s the major objective. Nonetheless, a CPA typically fills up the role of an auditor where they can be found in as an independent celebration. They ensure that your publications are accurate and tidy and reflective of what’s taking place in the real world. In regards to cost, you’re going to invest anywhere in between $125 a hr to upwards of $450 an hour for a qualified Certified Public Accountant.

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