Business Start-Up

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Congratulations, you have begun an exciting adventure now that you have decided to start your own business. So, how do you get started? At Shanes Accounting Solutions we can help guide you through the many decisions that need to be made in order for you to have long term success. These are some of the services that we provide for new business start-ups:

  • Entity Selection and Setup
  • Obtaining Tax Identification Numbers
  • Setup of your accounting processes
  • Recommendations for payroll

We can be your resource for the many questions that surface as you progress through the start-up phase of your new adventure. To setup your FREE initial consultation contact us at 804-553-9882.

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Tax Preparation

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Below is our Tax Season Schedule. Please plan accordingly:

The actual filing deadline for 2021 individual returns is Tuesday, April 18th, 2022.


Our office will stop processing returns on Friday, April 15th, 2022.

We will not be working the weekend of April 16th and 17th, 2022.

In addition, we will have limited hours and staff on April 17th – 19th.

The office will be closed Thursday April 20th and Friday April 21st.

We will return to our normal hours on Monday April 24th.

If you need to leave something for us please use the mail slot in the backdoor.

At Shanes Accounting Solutions we try to take a proactive vs. reactive approach to tax services. We continue our education throughout the year to enable us to keep current on new tax laws and legislation. Our goal is to help you 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 preparation services are offered for but are not limited to:

  • Individuals
  • Corporations
  • Partnerships
  • Multi-State Issues
  • LLCs/LLPs
  • Estates, trusts & gift
  • Not-for-profit organizations

We can also represent you in tax matters with IRS and the State. For more information and to setup your FREE initial consultation, contact us at 804-553-9882.

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Your benefits

At Shanes Accounting Solutions it is important to us to see our clients grow and prosper. We want to help you identify the issues that are affecting your profitability and growth and help you develop solutions that make sense for your given situation. In addition we pride ourselves on being available to you as a sounding board to address the issues affecting your business. The following are just a few of the areas in which we provide consulting services:

  • Accounting software selection and implementation
  • Buying/selling a business
  • IRS Notices
  • Turning a property into a rental
  • Business Expansion

From time to time every business owner needs someone to listen to their concerns and help them find solutions. Shanes Accounting Solutions would like to fill that need. For a FREE initial consultation, contact us at 804-553-9882.

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Proper financial statements start with good bookkeeping. Without it business owners can feel lost in a mountain of paperwork. The steps involved with basic bookkeeping can often feel overwhelming but with proper training and guidance those concerns can be overcome. We want you to feel confident that your accounting system accurately reflects your current situation so you can concentrate on running your business instead of trying to stay on top of your books. Our services can be helpful in the following areas:

  • Accounts Payable Entries
  • Accounts Receivable and proper invoicing procedures
  • Journal Entries and General Ledger
  • QuickBooks Assistance
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Fixed Asset Classification

If you no longer feel like you have control of your books or simply need some guidance and organization then Shanes Accounting Solutions can fulfill that need. Our services can be tailored to meet your business’ specific needs. For more information and to setup your FREE initial consultation, contact us at 804-553-9882.

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Small Business Accounting


Running a small business requires hard work, dedication and hours upon hours of the owner’s time. If your company is growing or just getting started the accounting function can be overwhelming. The staff at Shanes Accounting Solutions can help ease this burden. We can assist in the development of an initial accounting system and then help you maintain it with services tailored to meet your business’ unique needs. Services that we can provide to the small business owner include:

  • Monthly/quarterly/annual processing of financial information
  • Amortization and Depreciation Schedules
  • Start-up assistance
  • Training on accounting systems such as QuickBooks
  • Guidance with financial policies and procedures
  • Evaluation and design assistance with internal controls
  • Assistance with budget preparation and forecasts

For more information and to setup your FREE initial consultation, contact us at 804-553-9882.

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