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High Tech & Software

AAF provides valued solutions to high-tech clients, from early-stage companies to multinational software, hardware, and services providers.

High Tech & Software

High Tech & Software CPA & Consulting

Industry leaders in the technology sectors are constantly addressing the need to achieve greater automation, integration, standardization, at a lower cost and with better performance. Financial performance is critical to competitive advantage.

AAFCPAs provides best-value solutions to high-tech clients, from early-stage companies to multinational software, hardware, and services providers. Our trusted advice provides business and financial solutions to best position your business to anticipate rapid innovation, and fast and agile competition.

AAF’s tax, assurance and advisory solutions help technology clients increase their competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Tax Planning & Compliance

We realize there is a lot at stake when it comes to tax.  Here are a few areas we examine that could have a major impact on minimizing your tax burden:

  • 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.
  • Evaluate if you qualify for domestic production activities deduction
  • Continuous research and analysis of opportunities to maximize federal and state tax credits.
  • Integration with owners’ and/or executives’ personal tax situations.
  • R&D tax credit reviews

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 an efficient and cost-effective audit or review, and delivers valuable information about the financial position, performance and changes in financial position of an enterprise.

  • Audits, reviews, compilations and preparation of financial statements
  • Guidance on transitioning to the new standards regarding revenue recognition models, such as:
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Perpetual license models
    • Multiple-element arrangements
  • Cost capitalization guidance
  • Management assertion testing
  • Internal audits
  • Pension and employee benefit plan reviews and audits (ERISA)
  • Financial forecasts and projections
  • Internal controls review and design
  • Due diligence on acquisitions and divestitures
  • Customized assurances services
  • Efficient and non-disruptive to your business

Profit Enhancement Solutions

  • Business process improvements
  • Financial forecasts and projections
  • 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
  • Accounting for international transactions
  • Equity compensation
  • VC funding and management

Our industry specialists have over 30 years of proven experience in delivering business advisory, assurance and tax services to high tech and software 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.  Let us do the same for you.