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West Virginia Cannabis Accounting

Puff Puff Accounting, serving West Virginia, 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

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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.

West Virginia 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 methods to tackle your accountancy on your own as well as DIY it. Choices like QuickBooks have made this feasible, yet I alert you, if you are doing among these 2 things, you most likely require to let another person care for it.

  1. If you are privately asking yourself if you’re also doing this right at all, that’s a warning.
  2. If you’re refraining it at all because well you do not know what to do as well as it’s frustrating, that’s a big warning and it’s time to allow a specialist take control of.
What are common ways accountants bill their clients?
Some CPAs bill per hour, they charge you some dollars per hr relying on just how much time they put in. It’s likewise typical to charge taken care of costs for individual tasks. Your Certified Public Accountant could do your income tax return for one cost as well as prepare an additional price quote for the following task. Another preferred rate framework is the yearly set rate arrangement. Your CPA could claim, “I’m going to provide this variety of services to you, and also I’m mosting likely to offer you unrestricted call as well as unlimited meetings, and also I’m mosting likely to do that all for $X quantity of dollars annually.” That buck quantity would most likely be billed monthly.

We generally suggest relationships which are not hourly. Dealt with charge payment urges communication in between the customer and also the CPA. The even more the CPA finds out about the client’s business and their life as well as what’s taking place, the much better guidance they can give. When customers are uncomfortable with grabbing the phone, terrified they’re going to get a large costs, they are much less likely to pick the phone speak to their Certified Public Accountant when they have something on their mind.

What should I expect from my CPA?
What you ought to expect from your CPA depends a great deal on your business purposes. If you’re a really small company and also you’re not planning to expand much in the near future, perhaps all you require is someone to prepare your tax return. Nevertheless, maybe you have an expanding company. You require a person that can talk to you on staff member matters, monitoring concerns, accounting system established and design. These are some things to think about when picturing the degree of dedication you require from your CPA.

I generally instructor my customers to put together a want list of points they desire from us. Of course, the more commitment a customer needs from us, the larger the engagement will be, which will increase expenses. Beginning with the maximum as well as working down, though, is always the best bet. We can train you on which products on your wish list will be one of the most impactful to your service and also which ones might be lesser.

So list out those certain purposes you wish to complete with your Certified Public Accountant. “This is what I want out of that connection.” Do not hesitate to make that a pretty lengthy checklist. What you want to do is pretend cash is no item. Listing whatever that you want to leave this partnership. From that position, you can begin to prioritize that checklist and also state, “these six points are crucial in this partnership that I’m going to have.”.

Do I need a bookkeeper or an accountant for my business?
So how do you know who you need to hire? Should it be an accountant, an accounting professional, or a Certified Public Accountant? What’s the distinction? One of the most vital point is simply that you understand that these records are being maintained which you feel confident in the person keeping them.

A bookkeeper preserves your bookkeeping records. They get in all transactions, as well as they balance your funds. Accounting professionals concentrate on finances, taxes, spending plans, organisation operations, pay-roll, as well as money management. But recognize this, there are different kinds of accountants that concentrate on different locations of company. In other words, if you damage your leg, do not go to the dermatologist.

You want to ensure that you discover the appropriate individual for your small business. Smoke Puff Accounting has accountants as well as accounting professionals on staff. By doing this. When it comes to monthly transaction processing, our bookkeepers can do it for a lower charge. When we’re speaking about money management and tax obligation planning, you have a Certified Public Accountant all set to action in.

What are the 5 types of accountants?
What is step top of coming to be lucrative in your company? You’re going to need an accounting professional. Now you don’t have to hire us. You can work with in residence. If you participate in home, that should you get? There are a lot of alternatives as well as several spending plans out there that you require to be knowledgeable about. You don’t want to get the incorrect individual for the incorrect job description.

The very first individual you’re mosting likely to employ is your bookkeeper. This is the information entry professional. Relying on where you live, you’re mosting likely to pay a various amount for he or she. If you reside in Idaho, for example, you may 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 and even $45,000 a year for the exact same setting. Know that he or she offers a particular duty. They’re not mosting likely to be solid at developing reports for you or working analytics or accounting processes. Their job is to obtain information into the system. And if you’re a brand-new entrepreneur, likely, you’ve been doing this on your own. It’s wise to offload a few of the hefty grunt work of audit, which will enable you to start assessing the reports. A bookkeeper is a good hire for anybody all set to broaden their service, but not prepared to invest in the high top rate accounting professionals right now.

The next level up individuals is the accounting professional. Currently, a great deal of individuals think bookkeepers and also accountants coincide. They’re not. It’s really, extremely different. You’re mosting likely to pay a greater amount for someone that’s an accountant. Your accountant has been placing data right into the system all month long. Your accountant usually is aiding to supervise that process. After that, at the end of the month, your accounting professional will do some of the more heavy lifting jobs which need reconciling your test equilibrium and making month-end journal entries. They will additionally do several of the amassing work that’s mosting likely to require to take place in your financials.

In some cases, an accounting professional will certainly help produce economic declarations. They are at that month’s end setting. For an accounting professional, depending once again on where you live, you can expect to pay anywhere from maybe $30k approximately $60k/year.

The next degree up is the controller. The controller fills the process of looking after the whole accounting system. They get to orchestrate what’s occurring and when. They make sure the data is getting into the system promptly, which the month and also general passions are taking place promptly. The controller is in charge of the final product that’s appearing of the audit system. That is the annual report, the income declaration, as well as the cash flow declaration. Those type of papers hinge on the shoulders of your controller. This is an extra costly placement to load, as well as it should be. He or she requires to have a lot of experience, ought to a minimum of a bachelor’s level in audit, if not entering into their master’s degree. I would certainly expect to pay anywhere from $45k to $85k/year for he or she.

Currently we’re mosting likely to speak about the King or queen on top of the mountain. This is your CFO. CFO means “primary financial officer.” They hold a C collection position in your company. He or she’s expensive. You wish to be careful when you hire a CFO because not all CFOs are produced equivalent. Whatever as much as this factor has been task-related, concentrating on just journal access and also debiting as well as crediting. When you enter a CFO duty, this requires calculated thinking. Not all accountants have that capability. If they’re unable to see the big picture and produce strategies that are service growth related, they aren’t gotten approved for the task. They must translate the work that the rest of the group is doing into goals for your company. Your CFO needs to make certain that you’re striking the targets you require to hit with the correct amount of money behind each objective. For a CFO, you can expect to pay anywhere from $75k to $250k/year. That is normally what I’ve seen nationwide for someone of this caliber.

Last but not least is the CPA. The Certified Public Accountant means “state-licensed accountant.” If you’ve begun your company, you know that you require a tax obligation individual, right? That’s the Certified Public Accountant. His work is to do two things. One is to prepare your tax strategy. That is to take everything you’re doing throughout the year and also prepare it to make sure that you are not spending more than you need to on taxes. That’s the major objective. Nonetheless, a Certified Public Accountant usually loads the function of an auditor where they come in as an independent celebration. They make certain that your publications are precise and clean and also 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 a hr for a certified CPA.

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