Services for Businesses

Hicok, Fern & Company has worked with businesses of all sizes to accomplish their goals and strategic plans. Committed to the economic growth of Washington County and the surrounding area, we offer comprehensive services paired with expert knowledge of the accounting needs of companies to help their business thrive. Learn more about how Hicok, Fern & Company can meet your business’s accounting needs below.

Business Tax Planning and Preparation

Business Tax Planning and Preparation Hicok, Fern & Company provides complete and diversified tax services including federal, state, and local tax return preparation. We understand the challenges that businesses face. At Hicok, Fern & Company, we are...

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Business Consulting

Business Consulting Regardless of your position in the life cycle of your business, Hicok, Fern & Company can help you quickly identify and confront critical issues facing your business as well as develop innovative solutions to address these issues and accomplish...

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AICPA Peer Review

AICPA Peer Review In order to maintain membership with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, firms must undergo a peer review every three years. This review process, often referred to as the AICPA’s practice monitoring program, is conducted to assess...

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Business Continuity and succession of ownership planning

Business Continuity & Succession of Ownership Planning Having a plan established for succession of ownership is an essential step to ensuring that your business’ future is secure.  For business owners, the legacy of your business depends on having the best...

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Internal Control and Systems Evaluations

Internal Control & Systems Evaluations Internal controls are the policies and practices established to protect an organization’s assets, ensure accurate financial reporting, and facilitate that goals and objectives are effectively accomplished.  To protect...

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Fixed Assets System Implementation

Fixed Assets System Implementation Fixed assets often require additional attention because of the complicated tracking and documentation that they require. Fixed assets are constantly changing; therefore, it is essential to establish systems to monitor the...

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Cost Allocation Plans

Cost Allocation Plans Cost allocation is an important step in financial reporting and understanding business profitability. Whereas budgeting determines how much money you spend, cost allocation indicates how you spend money, by assigning costs to cost objects. Hicok,...

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Compilation and Review

Compilation & Review Compilation Hicok, Fern & Company can generate formal financial reports prepared from accounting records. These statements may include a balance sheet, statement of retained earnings, statement of income and a statement of cash flows....

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Audits

Audits Financial statements summarize the financial status and results of operations of a business entity. Hicok, Fern & Company provides formal financial reports prepared from accounting records. Those statements may include a balance sheet, statement of retained...

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Business Valuations

Business Valuations Determining a company’s value is a highly complex process. We consider the nature of the company, its history and economic outlook, financial condition, earnings capacity, dividends, prior stock sales and values, locations, quality of management,...

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CFO Consulting

CFO Consulting Regardless of your position in the life cycle of your business, or the speed at which you find your business moves, Hicok, Fern & Company can help you identify and confront critical issues and pinpoint problems — fast — to develop innovative...

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Client Accounting

Client Accounting Hicok, Fern & Company realizes many businesses would rather concentrate on business than handle meticulous accounting work. That is why we offer a complete line of accounting services to ease this burden for our clients. Whether you are looking...

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