Sue Yen Leo, CPA, Alhambra California certified public accountants (CPA) specializing in debt and financing, merger and acquisition, IRS, estate planning, tax preparation, and other financial services

Sue Yen Leo, CPA, Alhambra California certified public accountants (CPA) specializing in debt and financing, merger and acquisition, IRS, estate planning, tax preparation, and other financial services
Sue Yen Leo, CPA, Alhambra California certified public accountants (CPA) specializing in debt and financing, merger and acquisition, IRS, estate planning, tax preparation, and other financial services Sue Yen Leo, CPA, Alhambra California certified public accountants (CPA) specializing in debt and financing, merger and acquisition, IRS, estate planning, tax preparation, and other financial services Sue Yen Leo, CPA, Alhambra California certified public accountants (CPA) specializing in debt and financing, merger and acquisition, IRS, estate planning, tax preparation, and other financial services
1101 West Valley Boulevard, Alhambra, California 91803 | Telephone:(626) 289-4657 | E-mail:
Sue Yen Leo, CPA, Alhambra California certified public accountants (CPA) specializing in debt and financing, merger and acquisition, IRS, estate planning, tax preparation, and other financial services Sue Yen Leo, CPA, Alhambra California certified public accountants (CPA) specializing in debt and financing, merger and acquisition, IRS, estate planning, tax preparation, and other financial services Sue Yen Leo, CPA, Alhambra California certified public accountants (CPA) specializing in debt and financing, merger and acquisition, IRS, estate planning, tax preparation, and other financial services
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Services

Sue Yen Leo offers a wide range of services to our individual and business clients. We're large enough to provide you with complete financial services, yet small enough that our clients benefit by receiving personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison. Below we have listed the services that we offer to our clients along with brief descriptions.

As the list below is by no means all-inclusive, please feel free to inquire about a service you do not see listed.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We can assist you in the merger or acquisition process by assessing such critical elements as tax considerations; product/service compatibility; competitive tactics and position; financial impact; and cash flow considerations.

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Accounting Services

Providing financial information to our clients in a timely and accurate manner is a commitment that we feel that can not be compromised. Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis. Our firm provides a full range of cost effective accounting services including the following:

  • General ledger & financial statement preparation
  • Bookkeeping (Monthly/Quarterly/Annual)
  • Accounting system setup for new businesses
  • Computerized payroll services
  • Business tax return preparation (Sales & Use/Business Property)
  • Personal financial statements

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Audits, Reviews and Compilations

We view our role in the financial reporting process as an opportunity to provide constructive solutions for maximizing your company's profitability and efficiency. We provide financial reporting on all three levels of assurance:

  • Audit - an intensive examination with the highest level of assurance
  • Review - some analytical procedures conducted with limited assurance
  • Compilation - based upon client information provided and used primarily for internal use

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Bookkeeping/Write-Up

Meaningful, well-organized financial records ensure that your business operations will run more efficiently on a daily basis and are the foundation of a successful business. Our qualified staff can assist you with the day-to-day tasks associated with bookkeeping.

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Financial Statements

We can assist you in the preparation of your financial statements in accordance with professional standards, but express no opinion or any other form of assurance on the underlying information included in them. The financial statements produced can be a useful tool for management for making financial decisions.

Financial Forecasts & Projections

Forecasting is a necessity when trying to effectively manage and lead a business to profitability. From simple projections to complex financial modeling, our experienced staff can assist you in achieving your company's financial goals.

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Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis

A business can be profitable and still run into trouble due to cash flow issues. We can forecast and evaluate your company's financial condition, estimate financing requirements, and track cash-flow sources and uses.

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Tax Planning & Preparation

Tax Services

We prefer to take a proactive vs. reactive approach to tax services. By keeping current on new tax laws and legislation, we are in a position to identify key tax planning opportunities that minimize both your current and future tax liabilities. We provide our individual and business clients with the taxation expertise and knowledge that they deserve throughout the year. Tax services offered include but are not limited to:

  • Tax planning & return preparation
    -Individuals
    -Corporations
    -Partnerships
    -LLCs/LLPs
    -Estates, trusts & gift
    -Not-for-profit organizations
  • Tax effects of buying/selling a business

Tax planning is an essential element of the tax preparation process. By making tax planning part of your overall business strategy, you can use our experience and access to the most current new developments in the tax laws to minimize both your current and future tax liabilities.

Tax Preparation

Our significant investment in computerized tax preparation and research software enables us to accurately and efficiently prepare returns for various types of entities including individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, estates, and not-for-profit organizations.

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IRS Representation

During our years of experience dealing with many taxing authorities, we have achieved a level of competence that can ensure our clients they are being properly represented before the various federal and state tax agencies.

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Payroll Services

As a business grows, it must hire more employees, which can result in increased payroll administration. We can assist you in implementing the controls necessary to ensure a reliable, efficient, and effective payroll system. Our firm can also help you develop a payroll system and prepare all necessary payroll tax returns in a timely manner.

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Sales Tax Services

Many of our clients are responsible for collecting and submitting sales taxes in many different vicinities. We can assist your company in the compilation of information and preparation of sales tax returns in an efficient and timely manner.

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Estate & Trust Tax Preparation

Effective estate and gift planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.

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Consulting Services

We gauge our worth by the personal and business successes of our clients. We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. In addition to acting as a sounding board for management, we provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business. The following is just a few of the areas in which we provide consulting services:

  • Accounting software selection and implementation
  • Type of entity selection
  • Business valuations
  • Buying/selling a business
  • Computer systems
  • Financial & retirement decisions
  • Estate, trust & gift planning

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Tax Court Petition

Sue Yen Leo Pelletier is also licensed attorney to practice in tax court. We represent clients that disagree with the IRS audit assessment.

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Business Succession Planning

Effective coordination of the transition of your business to your successors is critical to ensure its continued success once you decide to remove yourself from the company's day to day operations. With a solid background in tax and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation and can assist you in developing a strategically sound plan.

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Buying & Selling a Business

Structuring the purchase or sale of a business properly is a critical step in the process of buying or selling a business. Our competent staff has experience to guide you through the acquisition/disposition process by addressing such issues as cash flow analysis and tax considerations.

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Estate Planning

Effective estate planning facilitates the orderly transfer of assets to your beneficiaries, provides security for your surviving spouse, and can reduce or eliminate the tax due on the transfer of your business and other assets. For business owners, providing for business continuity and succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the complex process of getting your financial affairs in order.

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Financial Planning

A properly structured financial plan enables you to face any financial challenge that may present itself at each stage of your life. Through the financial planning process, we can help you assess your financial needs and develop strategies that will enable you to achieve your goals and strengthen your financial security.

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Retirement Planning

Successful implementation and periodic review of your financial plan will ensure financial independence during your working years and through your retirement years.

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Business Consulting

We gauge our worth by the personal and business successes of our clients. We can help your business identify areas negatively affecting profitability and growth and develop solutions that are practical and technically sound. In addition to acting as a sounding board for management, we provide comprehensive, flexible strategies that address the issues affecting your business.

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Pension & Profit Sharing Plans

Qualified retirement plans (e.g. defined-contribution or defined benefit plans, Keoghs, SEPs…) can provide significant tax advantages for closely held businesses and self-employed individuals. Our qualified staff can assist you in evaluating the type of pension plan that will best serve the retirement needs of you and your employees.

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Investment Review

As you develop your investment strategy, we will act as your sounding board. We can help you and your investment advisor build an investment portfolio that takes into consideration the impact of taxes and produces a favorable after-tax return.

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Debt & Financing Services

Debt management and the evaluation of financing options are issues that an experienced professional deals with every day. Let us use our experience to assist you in securing financing for your personal or business needs or consolidating your current debt to a more manageable level.

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Business Entity Set Up and Selection

Choosing the form of entity of your business (e.g. "S" corporation, sole proprietor, limited liability company…) is a crucial decision that can have longstanding tax implications, positive or negative. We can assist you in evaluating the pros and cons of each entity type to help you determine the most advantageous form of business for your company. We also set up business entities for you.

We provide traditional assurance services to the manufacturing and service industries as well as comprehensive tax and financial services to individuals, corporations, and partnerships. We also specialize in non-traditional services such as providing estate and trust planning and administration.

With Sue Yen Leo's comprehensive package of tax, business and personal management services you'll never have to go anywhere else for solutions to your financial concerns. Whether your needs extend to estate planning, corporate and individual tax preparation, portfolio tracking or long-range planning—or if you desire professional support with property management, insurance and other general business issues—we can assist you.

Every client is unique. However, we approach each situation with the same dedication to creative, effective problem-solving. We're large enough to provide you with complete financial services, yet small enough to ensure that you receive truly personal attention.

To us, each financial document is another tool to achieve effective communication with our clients. We listen closely to your concerns and your needs, and then respond in a timely manner. In addition, we believe in taking the initiative in making recommendations that help to ensure your financial well-being and peace of mind. Our clients speak for our record of performance. They encompass discerning individuals and families, as well as a broad spectrum of the business community.

We customize our services to meet your particular needs. Because everyday administrative details can clutter or even complicate your world, we offer a full complement of personal and business management services, from bill and mail handling to insurance and legal referrals. Think of it as 24-hour anxiety resolution. We're prepared to act as your representative in all aspects of your financial life.

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