At Steward Ingram & Cooper PLLC, we offer comprehensive accounting services to help minimize your tax payments, plan for the future, and meet your financial goals. We don’t just take over your accounting and tax needs, we work with you to ensure you receive personalized service and customized guidance as we empower you to make informed decisions related to your personal and business finances.

Our Business Accounting Services

Whether you are operating a sole proprietorship or a corporation in Durham, business taxes and bookkeeping tasks are complex and time-consuming. From financial statements to estimated and annual tax preparation, we’ll be by your side, saving you time while ensuring accuracy, compliance, and timely reporting. Our complete services include:

Accounting and Bookkeeping

In addition to businesses, we also work with individuals, especially those with complex finances, as well as nonprofit organizations.

Business Tax Preparation and Planning

Tax laws update annually and those changes in the code can drastically affect how you file and how much you pay. That’s why you need a tax planning professional who can keep your business compliant with the updates while keeping your tax burden as low as possible.

Our planning services also provide you with the information you need to minimize your payments ethically and legally, from understanding trusts to estate planning for your personal finances, to looking at how to leverage your business entity for maximum benefit.

Financial Statements

In addition to preparing financial statements, we can also compile statements for review or provide comprehensive audits.

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Who We Serve

At our CPA firm in Durham, we have an experienced team, including CPAs, certified bookkeepers, and certified personal financial specialists. This allows us to better serve all types of clients.

Personal Tax Preparation and Financial Planning

Investments, rental property, retirement accounts, and financial gifts can make your taxes complicated. We will take a complicated tax return to save you time, ensure accuracy, and make sure you’re not paying more than is absolutely necessary. We offer both state and federal tax preparation.

Business Accounting Services

We provide tax preparation and planning services throughout the year for all types of business entities, including sole proprietorships, LLCs, and corporations. In addition to your annual return and estimated taxes, we also offer payroll, bookkeeping, financial planning, and other accounting services. We also have CPAs that specialize in international taxes, whether you travel or work in a foreign country, own foreign assets or investments, operate a business overseas, or engage in any other foreign source activity, we are available to assist you.

Some of the industries we work with include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Restaurants
  • Preschools and child care centers
  • Law firms
  • Health care, including doctors, dentists, and home health
  • Construction and engineering companies
  • Home repair and maintenance, including HVAC and plumbing companies

Nonprofit Accounting Services

While nonprofit organizations don’t need to pay taxes, it’s important to submit a thorough, accurate Form 990 each year for your charity. We can complete and file this form as well as provide bookkeeping services that will allow you to spend more time focusing on your mission and less time looking at a spread sheet.

Consult with Our CPA Firm in Durham

When you need trustworthy advice and assistance from an experienced accountant, Steward Ingram & Cooper PLLC can help. We are there when you need timely communication and are dedicated to acting on your behalf to help you meet your goals. With office locations in Durham and Raleigh, we serve a wide community of clients.