Often, there are aspects of a business that require a closer look beyond tax return preparation or financial statement audits. In the area of business consulting, we help our clients improve their productivity, increase profitability and anticipate change. To do that, we become immersed in the client’s business, learning everything from short and long-term goals, to marketing strategies, new products being developed, profit margins, management style, and company culture.
Helping You Reach Your Financial Goals
Louis Plung & Company’s Management and Financial Consulting team consists of professionals with decades of experience providing an extensive range of services to a wide array of different businesses. Our advisors provide hands-on, customized business consulting services based on the specific needs of each client.
Our team includes professionals with a unique combination of tax, accounting, transaction, valuation, management, IT, and operational experience. This broad foundation of experience allows us to deliver meaningful advice based on first-hand knowledge of the operational and financial issues impacting our clients.
Our core services consist of the following:
- Finance and accounting department optimization
- Strategic planning and forecasting
- Accounting and ERP system analysis
- Operational performance improvement
- Financial structuring and cash flow management
Support from Beginning to End
Louis Plung & Company’s specialists assist buyers, sellers, and financial institutions through all stages of mergers and acquisitions. Our professionals have the knowledge and expertise necessary to guide you through the transaction process, from preliminary negotiations to the closing date and beyond. Our consulting teams are tailored to your specific objectives, such as identifying optimal tax structuring, providing valuation services, preforming in-depth financial due diligence, and assisting to resolve post-acquisition disputes.
Mergers & Acquisitions services include:
- Quality of Earnings Reports and free cash flow analysis
- Working capital components and potential impact on purchase price analysis
- In-depth assets and liabilities due diligence
- Structuring of the proposed deal and potential tax impact review
- Negotiation support
- Financial statement cut-off analysis
- Earn-out calculations
- Intangible assets valuation
Business Succession Planning
There are many stages in the life cycle of a business. While taking the business from a concept to the actual operations require the owner’s upmost attention and time. One important area that cannot be forgotten is how the owners will eventually exit the business. Louis Plung & Company’s experienced professionals navigate you through the many options both tax and estate issues that should be considered as part of business succession planning available to maximize both income and estate tax efficiencies.
Helping You Reach Your Financial Goals
Louis Plung & Company supports you in reaching your financial goals through appropriate estate planning for your family and the charitable organizations of your choice by managing unique issues that arise within high net worth families and family owned businesses. Through our personalized estate planning process, our professionals develop a flexible plan that seeks tax minimization and asset control retention. Our plan serves you throughout the full cycle of wealth management and transfer.
Estate planning services include:
- Estate review
- Risk tolerance & management
- Asset protection strategies
- Succession planning
- Implementation of family governance structures
- Valuation services
- Distribution plans
- Insurance planning
- Retirement goals & strategies
Helping You Reach Your Entertainment Goals
Pennsylvania along with other states offer various tax credits to films based on the production cost that were incurred in their states.
Pennsylvania offers a 25% Tax Credit to films that spend at least 60% of their total production budget in the Commonwealth. Projects eligible for Film Tax Credits under the Program are: the production of a feature film, a television film, a television talk or game show series, a television commercial, a television pilot or each episode of a television series intended as a programming for a national audience.
Louis Plung works with producers, production companies and investors in completing the necessary forms and applications to qualify for the tax credit. In addition, Louis Plung also performs the necessary attestation services (audit or agreed upon procedures exam), depending on the size of the film production budget, that needs to be filed with the application in order to receive the tax credit.
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