CW Associates, CPAs, provides accounting, auditing, and other assurance services to for-profit and nonprofit organizations. The firm consists of more than 30 qualified staff and other professional support committed to deliver great accounting, auditing, and other assurance services.
The approach of CW Associates is tailored in order to guarantee that the firm is a catalyst for a prepared and available service throughout the year. They could also accomplish their job in an efficient and opportune manner. The firm promises to continue providing excellent services in the future with the same knowledgeable staff.
The staff of CW Associates performs their accounting and auditing activities on their laptop computers with professional computer software. They also subscribe to and use several publications of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Commerce Clearing House (CCH), and the Practitioners Publishing Corporation, including the electronic versions that are always available to the staff on their laptop computers.
Those publications mentioned above contain programs and checklists designed specifically for use by practicing certified public accountants (CPAs) on accounting and auditing activities in general and specialized industries. CW Associates approach is to use those programs and checklists on each of its activities, and to make them part of the documentation that supports their work.
CW Associates is positive that they are providing the best and latest professional care and attention to their clients because those publications are updated regularly and used by thousands of practicing CPAs across the country.
CW Associates is also a dynamic member of the Private Companies Practice Section of the AICPA, along with the AICPA Government Audit Quality Center and the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center.
The mentioned memberships provide CW Associates with technical support on commercial, government and nonprofit activities. They also require the firm to make public results of their peer review. Since its inception, CW Associates and its predecessor firm received unmodified peer review reports without letters of comments in each of their peer reviews.
The firm also provides tax planning and compliance services for businesses and their owners, and nonprofit entities. Their tax professionals work significantly with individuals and business owners, C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships, general and limited partnerships, nonprofit entities with for-profit subsidiaries, and trusts and estates.
CW Associates is experienced with companies doing business in more than one state and have access to tax professionals in others states. The firm often analyzes tax planning opportunities and transactions in progress for tax planning purposes. They have extensive experience in tax issues for nonprofit organizations.
Their tax professionals also have worked extensively in resolving audit issues with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state office of the Department of Taxation in Hawaii general excise tax and other local tax issues unique to the country.
CW Associates method is to add the expertise of a qualified local CPA firm to their client’s available resources. They ask for frequent contact to encourage questions from their clients in order to resolve issues as they arise during the year, rather than waiting until after the end of the year. The firm’s focus is on assisting their clients comply with regulatory requirements and improving financial and operational performance.
CW Associates were conducting peer reviews in order to help enhance the quality of the CPA profession even before peer reviews were required of CPAs providing audit services in Hawaii. Their peer reviews are certified by the AICPA to conduct such peer review services.
CW Associates has been providing great accounting and tax expertise to its clients in Hawaii since 1989. Even if it’s a local firm, its services are similar to what big firms could offer. The firm was ranked as the 9th largest CPA firm in Hawaii in the 2014 Pacific Business News “Book of Lists” since it has a professional staff of 30 accountants, including six partners.
Each of their partner and professional staff is licensed certified public accountants (CPAs) with master’s degrees in business administration or accounting that has experience with an international accounting firm. Their hands-on approach and low partner-to-staff ratio assure you that you will have direct contact with experienced certified public accountants (CPAs).
CW Associates, CPAs is indeed one of the leading firms in and throughout Hawaii. They assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve by combining the firm’s expertise, experience and the team mentality of their staff. Their dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason their client base returns every year.
CW Associates has been serving Hawaii for several years now, but because of its continuous success, it might also have possible expansion in Tokyo, Japan in the upcoming years.