Chartered Professional Accounting and Advisory Services
We help people and businesses make better financial decisions. From tax preparation and financial planning to on site training for your small business, our accounting team offers you the expertise you need to succeed.
Accounting Services in the Alberni Valley
As an accountant in Port Alberni, Brandon Charlesworth and the Robbins & Company team are keenly aware of the challenges of running a business in these areas. Robbins & Company full-service accounting practice is located in Downtown Port Alberni.
In addition to offering accounting services to local Port Alberni, Ucluelet and Tofino businesses, Brandon Charlesworth provides accounting services to individuals, including tax filing, family trusts and estates, financial planning, and more.
Tax planning is the process by which your financial affairs are arranged in such a way as to minimize your taxes. There are three basic ways to reduce taxes: reduce your income, increase your deductions, and take advantage of tax credits. Robbins & Company provides assistance with Corporate Tax, Personal Tax, Tax Planning, Family Trusts, Tax Compliance and Corporate Reorganizations.
All resident corporations have to file a corporation income tax (T2) return every tax year even if there is no tax payable – which is where Robbins & Company, CPA comes in.
All residents of Canada have to file a personal tax return (T1) even if there is no tax payable. Tax time can be stressful for many people. Let Robbins & Company help alleviate that stress
Tax planning is an important part of a financial plan. Minimizing tax payable through sound, forward thinking, allows you to keep more money in your pocket for the things that matter most.
Estate planning is an essential part of your overall wealth planning and management. This includes Trust and Estate taxation, date of death taxation, Estate planning, and business succession planning
Family trusts can be an effective tax planning tool allowing you to share (income split) the growth of your company amongst family members without giving up control. They are commonly used in corporate re-organizations and estate freezes
Ensuring that your GST and tax returns are filed on time. Robbins & Company knows the rules – do you?
Robbins & Company will ensure that your corporate structure is efficient and effective from both a tax and liability standpoint in an ever-changing regulatory climate. Some reasons to consider corporate re-organization include business growth, retirement planning, creditor proofing, asset protection, mergers, and amalgamations.
Businesses often require financial statements to provide assurance to other stakeholders, investors or shareholders. Robbins & Company can professionally prepare financial statements for your business, and determine what kind of financial statements provide the level of assurance that meet your requirements. Robbins & Company provides both compilation and review engagements.
Also known as a “Notice to Reader”, a compilation is the least expensive and most efficient type of engagement. The objective of the compilation agreement is to compile financial information into financial statement format based on financial information provided by the client.
Real Estate & Law Office Trust Reporting
Many professionals such as lawyers and real estate brokers hold client funds in trust. As a security measure for these clients, the respective governing bodies require that these accounts be reviewed by an accountant to ensure compliance. The team at Robbins & Company can prepare these compliance reports for your office.
The objective of a Review Engagement is to review financial statements to ascertain whether the statements are plausible. Where an audit is not required or has been waived by the shareholders, financial statements may be prepared on a review basis.
The objective of an audit engagement is to ascertain the financial statements contain no errors or misstatements. Providing the highest level of assurance, an audit engagement ensures complete accuracy in the reporting period.
Looking for professional accounting or bookkeeping services in Port Alberni, Tofino or Ucluelet? The bookkeeping team at Robbins & Company wants you to spend your time on your passion. Our professional bookkeepers can help you succeed by taking care of the rest. Why choose the bookkeeping team at Robbins & Company for your bookkeeping needs?
Check out our BOOKKEEPING page for more information.
Full Cycle Bookkeeping Services
Drop off your shoebox of receipts and let our team of professional bookkeepers look after the rest. Your transactions be entered and your accounts reconciled, you’ll also feel relieved knowing that timely information will be provided so that you can make the decisions that will allow you to grow your business.
Good and Services Tax (GST) and Provincial Sales Tax (PST) Filings
There are business record keeping tasks that can’t wait, and filing government returns is one of them. Whether you file monthly, quarterly or annually, our bookkeeping team can ensure that your government remittances are prepared correctly and remitted on time.
Consulting Training and Support
Don’t need full-time bookkeeping services? Our bookkeeping team is fully trained in Simply Accounting (SAGE), Quickbooks Desktop, and Quickbooks Online, and we’re happy to share this knowledge with you. Whether you need help with the initial setup of your bookkeeping process, or monthly guidance for your staff to make sure that transactions are being recorded correctly, you can count on the team at Robbins & Company, CPA to ensure that your business record keeping can happen in an efficient and timely manner.
Worksafe BC – WCB Filings
Staying current with Worksafe BC will ensure that you have coverage for your workers in the event of a workplace injury or illness. Let our bookkeeping team make these filings for you.
Our bookkeeping team will calculate your employees payroll and prepare the monthly government remittance. We will even direct deposit your employees payroll for them. If your employees have questions about source deductions, employment insurance, vacation pay, or a leave of absence, our professional bookkeepers are available to give you the answers you need.
Whatever stage you are at with your business planning, or in meeting your personal financial goals, Robbins & Company provides sound financial advice. His qualifications and experience provide valuable insight to show you how today’s decisions can affect your financial future, helping you to set and meet your financial goals. From training to budgeting to decisions about your company’s structure or direction, consulting with Robbins & Company means you can make those decisions with confidence.
Personal Financial Plans
Financial planning involves determining a person’s financial needs and goals for the future and how to achieve them.
Proformas and Projections
A pro-forma is a projected or estimated financial statement that attempts to present a reasonably accurate idea of what a firm’s financial situation would be if the present trends continue or certain assumptions hold true.
The decision to incorporate is one that many proprietors and partners struggle with. Let Robbins & Company discuss the benefits of incorporation with you and help you decide if it is right for your situation.
At Robbins & Company, we understand that not everyone is an accountant. We also appreciate how important this aspect is to your business. Let Robbins & Company train you or your staff.
The function of accounting is traditionally based on historical data. We want to use your past to help you create your future. Let Robbins & Company use our knowledge to help move your business forward
The dreaded “B” word. Budgeting is not about what you can’t buy, it’s about how you can buy it. Every business needs a roadmap and a budget is a valuable tool in helping you get your business to where you want it to be