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David T. Cole, CPA is your proactive financial partner providing accounting, tax, bookkeeping, and payroll services throughout North Louisiana.

David T. Cole, CPA is more than just your "accountant" or "tax preparer." We serve as a trusted advisor for small businesses and individuals. Our clients benefit from our innovative and proactive approach, personalized attention, and top-notch services.

Small businesses and individuals need to make decisions more than once a year. Looking at the historic results of your business is fine, but planning for the future is how your business continues to advance and develop. We can offer proactive advice and guidance along the way to help you make informed business and financial choices.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

"The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."

Tax Advising, Planning, and Preparation

Don’t wait until it’s too late!

If you are like most taxpayers, you don’t like to pay taxes. Why would you defer tax planning and considerations until after December? Let us develop a personalized plan with tax savings techniques catered especially for you.

David T. Cole, CPA focuses on tax planning and tax preparation for LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, and Individuals. We understand how a tax burden adversely impacts your short-term cash flow and long-term financial objectives. Our goal is to minimize your tax liability while adhering to strict tax regulations and ethical standards. To make tax time more convenient for you, we offer all our clients a secure portal on our web site where tax documents can be reviewed, downloaded, and uploaded electronically.

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Estate and Trust Planning and Preparation

Without vigilant planning, your beneficiaries may be left with a huge tax bill. Let us advise you throughout the planning process to enable a smooth transfer of assets while minimizing tax liabilities.

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QuickBooks Consulting and Training

Let us show you how to save time and money.

Our business philosophy is to educate and enhance our clients’ understanding of the financial process. An improved comprehension of your accounting software can help you make sound business decisions. When setup and maintained properly, accurate books and records can also help reduce your tax return preparation time and fees – mutually beneficial for the client and accountant.

David T. Cole, CPA has been a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2008 and excels in consulting and training. We will help you identify the appropriate QuickBooks products for your business and setup QuickBooks the right way, saving you time and money. Since, we are a Certified ProAdvisor, we can also offer our clients discounts on software and supplies.

Have you heard of the Louisiana Economic Development’s Small and Emerging Business Development Program (SEBD)? If not, contact the office to learn how the program provides the managerial and technical assistance training needed to grow and sustain a small business.

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Bookkeeping Services

Tired of endless data entry? Wearing too many hats? Let us do the balancing for you.

David T. Cole, CPA can help you keep those troublesome books up-to-date. Letting a professional enter your banking and credit card transactions allows for accurate and current records all of the time. Plus, you have the added bonus of your CPA’s attention and expertise on a monthly or quarterly basis rather than once a year.

We offer substantial tax return preparation discounts for clients who utilize our monthly bookkeeping services. It is much more cost efficient and practical to contract your CPA to reconcile your financials accounts than hire a full-time bookkeeper.

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Managed Payroll Processing and Compliance

Guess where most tax penalties for small businesses arise?

If payroll is giving you headaches, let us help! We offer in-house payroll services that are sure to save you time and reduce stress. We handle your payroll needs from start to finish. Services include check processing and printing, direct deposit, tax compliance, W-2 processing, and quarterly and annual payroll taxes and reporting.

We can accept and deliver your payroll information electronically through your client portal, so you never have to leave your office or sign a check.

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Accounting Services - Analysis, Budgeting, and Reporting

Without properly prepared financial statements, how do you know the financial health of your business? That’s where your CPA steps in; we provide financial statement preparation and analysis. We also can help you understand cash flow and other profitability and performance measures.

David T. Cole, CPA understands the importance of your time and wants to assist by giving you more time to focus on your business and personal matters, whether it be through additional training or direct processing. Our clients understand the value in the services and advice we deliver. An important objective of the firm is to help clients develop and preserve their goals by building a close relationship with their Trusted Advisor.

We offer the following accounting services:

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(318) 232-2422 201 E. Reynolds Drive Ruston, LA 71270