Services

Hicok, Fern & Company offers a variety of services to individuals and businesses. Our clients benefit from personalized, quality service. Below, we have listed the services we offer to our clients along with a brief description from local accounting professionals.

Our firm gets that number crunching can make you want to pull your hair out. With six hands-on partners, and over a dozen of additional CPAs and expert employees, you are guaranteed personal service from qualified, experienced, mindful professionals. The partners at Hicok, Fern, & Company have established a culture of one-on-one contact because they want their clients to know they’re being taken care of.

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...

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...

Financial Planning

Financial Planning Hicok, Fern & Company is a great partner for anyone who seeks peace of mind about their financial future.  We are able to prepare detailed personal financial statements for banking needs or other purposes.  We can help you prepare for life’s...

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...

Business continunity and succession of ownership planning

Business Continunity & 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...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

Financial Statements

We offer the highest quality auditing and assurance services to businesses of all sizes.

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...

Estate & Trust Planning

Estate & Trust Planning Effective estate and gift planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For...

Individual Tax Planning & Preparation

Tax Preparation Tax Preparation for Individuals Tax law is constantly evolving and can overwhelm taxpayers with uncertainty. Hicok, Fern & Company provides complete and diversified tax services including federal, state, and local tax return preparation. We...