Our Services

Lighthouse Tax Service Center LLC offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. Because our firm is relatively small, our clients benefit by getting personalized quality service that is beyond comparison. Below we have listed the services that we offer to our clients along with a brief description. As the list below is by no means all-inclusive, please feel free to inquire about a service if you do not see it listed.
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Notary Public Tax Planning
Tax Preparation Bookkeeping/Write-Up
ITIN Applications-Tax Identification Number Payroll Services
Sales Tax Services Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
IRS Representation Audits, Reviews and Compilations
Business Entity Selection Business Succession Planning
Financial Planning Retirement Planning
Tax Services Other Services
Accounting Services

Notary Public
Bring us your important documents to notarize.
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Tax Planning
Tax planning is an essential element of the tax preparation process. By making tax planning part of your overall business strategy, you can use our experience and access to the most current new developments in the tax laws to minimize both your current and future tax liabilities.
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Tax Preparation
Our significant investment in computerized tax preparation and research software enables us to accurately and efficiently prepare returns for various types of entities including individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates, and not-for-profit organizations.
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Bookkeeping/Write-Up
Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis and are the foundation of a successful business. Our qualified staff can assist you with the day-to-day tasks associated with bookkeeping.
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ITIN Applications-Tax Identification Number
Let us prepare your W-7 to submit for your Taxpayer Identification Number
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Payroll Services
As a business grows, it must hire more employees, which can result in increased payroll administration. We can assist you in implementing the controls necessary to ensure a reliable, efficient, and effective payroll system. Our firm can also help you develop a payroll system and prepare all necessary payroll tax returns in a timely manner.
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Sales Tax Services
Many of our clients are responsible for collecting and submitting sales taxes in many different vicinities. We can assist your company in the compilation of information and preparation of sales tax returns in an efficient and timely manner.
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Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Let us provide you with accurate accounting for your day to day business needs while you run the business.
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IRS Representation
During our years of experience dealing with many taxing authorities, we have achieved a level of competence that can ensure our clients they are being properly represented before the various federal and state tax agencies.
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Audits, Reviews and Compilations
We view our role in the financial reporting process as an opportunity to provide constructive solutions for maximizing your company’s profitability and efficiency. We provide financial reporting on all three levels of assurance:*Audit- an intensive examination with the highest level of assurance 

*Review – some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance

*Compilation – based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use.

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Business Entity Selection
Choosing the form of entity of your business (e.g. “S” corporation, sole proprietor, limited liability company…) is a crucial decision that can have longstanding tax implications, positive or negative. We can assist you in evaluating the pros and cons of each entity type to help you determine the most advantageous form of business for your company.
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Business Succession Planning
Effective coordination of the transition of your business to your successors is critical to ensure its continued success once you decide to remove yourself from the company’s day to day operations. With a solid background in tax and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation and can assist you in developing a strategically sound plan.
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Financial Planning
A properly structured financial plan enables you to face any financial challenge that may present itself at each stage of your life. Through the financial planning process, we can help you assess your financial needs and develop strategies that will enable you to achieve your goals and strengthen your financial security.
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Retirement Planning
Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial plan will ensure financial independence during your working years and through your retirement years.
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Tax Services
We prefer to take a proactive vs. reactive approach to tax services. By keeping current on new tax laws and legislation, we are in a position to identify key tax planning opportunities that minimize both your current and future tax liabilities. We provide our individual and business clients with the taxation expertise and knowledge that they deserve throughout the year. Tax services offered include but are not limited to:*Tax planning & return preparation 

– Individuals

– Corporations

– Partnerships

– LLCs/LLPs

– Estates, trusts & gift

– Not-for-profit organizations

*Taxing authority representation

*Divorce and support issues

*Tax effects of buying/selling a business

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Other Services
Due to our diverse client base, we encounter a wide array of financial and tax issues. As a result, we have gained valuable experience over the years in numerous specialized areas, many of which are listed below. We feel our ability to provide such a variety of services reflects our versatility and competency, as well as our dedication to quality client service.*Mergers & acquisitions 

*Asset protection

*Investment review

*Bankruptcies

*Litigation support

*Cash flow forecasting

*Employee benefit plans

*Expert witness services

*Internet commerce

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Accounting Services
Providing financial information to our clients in a timely and accurate manner is a commitment that we feel cannot be compromised. Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis. Our firm provides a full range of cost effective accounting services including the following:*General ledger & financial statement preparation 

*Bookkeeping (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual)

*Accounting system setup for new businesses

*Computerized payroll services

*Business tax return preparation (Sales & Use/Business Property)

*Personal financial statements

*Litigation support

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