Berg & Associates Tax and Financial Services
Berg & Associates Tax and Financial Services can help meet the needs of the individual taxpayer as well as the established small business or corporation.
A staff of four, share combined experience of more than 100 years in tax and financial services.
I Want to Start a Small Business
Starting a small business is one of the biggest decisions that you will make in your in lifetime. Iit should not be made without careful consideration of the consequences to you as an individual, and, potentially, to your Family.
Most small businesses fail because of one major issue: A person with technical skills such as a plumber, electrician, beautician, dry wall hanger, carpenter, masseuse, etc, typically makes one huge mistake that results in eventual failure. You may be one of those folks with the excellent technical skill needed, you may be the best technician in the entire community, but if you lack the totally separate set of business management skills that come with being a business owner, you are likely doomed to failure.
The good news is that if you lack those skills, we are available to assist you.
At Berg & Associates, we will work with you to establish a vision for your business, and then having done so, help you establish goals and objectives that will help you meet that vision. We will help you establish a market forecast, determine your target market, survey your competition, establish sales objectives, prepare a break-even analysis, and do our best to prepare you to be successful.
We can help you set up your business, determine the type of business entity you need (C-Corp, S-Corp, Partnership, etc.) and obtain the necessary Federal and State ID numbers and licenses that will get you started on a successful path.
We will help you prepare a business strategy, and a plan that may be used to assist in obtaining funding for your business. We will work with you to determine the capital needed to operate initially. We will help you prepare an annual, by month, finance plan based on your expectations, and then track your actual performance to allow you to make adjustments to the plan if necessary. Doing so will allow you so forecast the critically important information to understand what adjustments must be made to your business for future operations.
Starting, owning, and operating a small business is not an easy task, but when successful, there is no other feeling like it, and we would be proud to assist you in the beginning, and throughout the life of the business.