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CPA with offices in Boise and Bellevue, Idaho

Neel Ratliff and company is a growing Idaho based accounting firm. Now with offices in Bellevue and in Boise, we are even better situated to serve our clients in HaileyKetchum and Sun Valleythe Treasure Valley, and throughout southern Idaho.

Principals Jeff Neel (CPA, CMA) and Mark Ratliff (CPA) pride themselves on offering the highest level of professional accounting services, while still maintaining that small town attention to detail and personalized customer service. The firm’s philosophy is to deliver quality CPA service at a great value and to execute this model through a team environment.

Neel Ratliff and company provide a wide range of CPA tax planning, and consulting services for businesses and individuals in the Wood River Valley and Boise area. From start-up companies to well established companies looking for a change, our Boise CPA and business consulting services are customized to address your specific needs and budget.

Our tax planning and preparation, and business consulting services can ensure that you and your business are on a long term path for growth and success. There have been many changes in the tax laws this year that make planning more important than ever. Ordinary income tax rates, capital gain rates, dividend taxation, estate tax, and Medicare taxes are some of the planning considerations which may affect your situation.

Our Bellevue and Boise CPA Services include:

1. CPA Tax Services:

Keeping up to the changes in the state and federal tax laws and the technology surrounding them makes efficient tax planning and preparation for individuals or businesses more challenging every year. At Neel Ratliff and company we will apply our expertise and experience in guiding you through the tax planning and preparation strategies that are the best fit to your unique circumstances.

  • CPA Tax Planning
  • CPA Tax Preparation
  • Audit Representation

2. Business Consulting:

What is the best way to set up your business? How do you grow to the next level? Are you ready to hire employees? These are some of the questions that the experts at Neel Ratliff and company and help you address.

  • Entity Selection: Property entity selection can be one of the most important decisions you make for the long-term growth and survival of your business.
  • Business Plan: Whether you need a business plan to start your business, grow your business, or for a 3rd party, we can help.
  • Succession Planning: Insure a smooth transition between you and future owners through succession planning.
  • Business Valuation: Whether selling or buying, we can help you determine the value of your business.
  • Quickbooks Training: Quickbooks can be a valuable tool for small businesses – learn to get the most out of your software.

3. Financial Statement Analysis:

Financial statements are the records of the financial activities of individuals, businesses, and non-profit groups. They are an important tool for monitoring, analyzing, and modifying the operations of a small business.

Although Professional standards dictate what is required and how the statements should be prepared, they generally include a:

We also over Financial Compilation and Review Services

Our commitment to quality CPA service has helped us build long-term relationships with our clients. We trust you will find the information on our website useful and we look forward to setting up an appointment to learn about your situation. As always, our initial consultation is free of charge. Set up a free consultation in Boise or Bellevue today!

 

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