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Green Tech & Clean Tech

AAF’s best-value tax, assurance and advisory solutions help Green Tech and Clean Tech clients increase their competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Green Tech & Clean Tech

Audit, Tax & Consulting for Green Tech, Clean Tech

Sustainability is now a key driver of innovation. The booming Green Tech and Clean Tech sectors are stimulated by growing concerns over climate change, stricter government regulations, pressures from environmentally-conscious investors and public interest groups, and shifting consumer expectations.

The ability to respond to market forces ahead of the competition requires a strong financial backbone. AAF provides the business and financial knowledge your business needs to respond to rapid innovation, and fast and agile competition.

AAF’s best-value tax, assurance and advisory solutions help Green Tech and Clean Tech clients increase their competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Tax Planning & Compliance

Here are a few areas we examine that optimize tax and financial results:

  • Organization structure to maximize tax benefits for stakeholders
  • State and Local Tax (SALT) exposure
  • Cost capitalization issues
  • Compensation Strategies: Wages, distributions, or a combination of the two
  • Income leveling: Lower tax brackets through leveling
  • Qualification for domestic production activities deduction (DPAD)
  • Proposed and executed federal and state tax code changes, and strategies to take advantage of changes
  • Federal and state renewable energy tax credits and accelerated depreciation schedules
  • Integration with owners’ and/or executives’ personal tax situations

AAF’s tax department also includes a trust & estate tax attorney, who solves complex owner-related legal issues impacting your business and its owners.

Audit/Assurance Solutions

AAF provides efficient and cost-effective audits, reviews, compilations and preparation of financial statements, and delivers valuable information about the financial position, performance and changes in financial position of an enterprise.

  • Cost capitalization guidance
  • Management assertion testing
  • Internal audits
  • Pension and employee benefit plan reviews and audits (ERISA)
  • Internal controls review and design
  • Due diligence on acquisitions and divestitures
  • Customized assurances services

Profit Enhancement Solutions

  • Assistance with planning for new projects
  • Business process improvements
  • Financial forecasts and projections for existing and proposed projects
  • Technology risk assessments
  • Service Organization Control (SOC) Reports®
  • SOX 404 preparation
  • IT security and privacy assessments
  • Governance, risk and compliance
  • Data analytics and fraud detection
  • ERP & financial package selection and implementation
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Equity compensation
  • VC funding and management
  • Benchmarking analysis

Our industry specialists have demonstrated success in delivering business advisory, assurance and tax services to Green Tech and Clean Tech companies with revenues from $500K to over $200M. Our clients consider us a best-value CPA firm because we provide that ideal combination of expertise, service and price.