Barry\\\\\\\\\'s Accounting Services, Corp.
1852 Flatbush Avenue - 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11210
(718) 677-4006
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clembarry@aol.com
 
 
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Our Business Operation Policy and History

What all clients (current/present and new) must know before they decide to do business with us. This is in accordance with our Attorneys/Lawyers advice. You may disagree; but you know what to expect from us. Lets get to the specifics and keep it real:-

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Our Business Operation Policy

**We accommodate Regular and New Clients throughout the year(Year-Round). However, after April 15, clients must make an appointment because the office isnt open everyday(Click on "Business Hours.."). Assignments are completed quickly and accurately, regardless of their complexities and changes in the tax laws. Written testimonials we have obtained during our annual customers/clients survey are overwhelming  inpressive.

**Filing Quarterly and Tax Extension Forms:-Time management is very important to us. Unfortunately, we dont have the time to file quarterly estimate tax forms(Form 1040-ES); and tax extensions froms for clients. Clients living in the USA can file tax extension Form 4868. If they live overseas they can file Form 2350; and business owners can file Form 7004 on the IRS websites:-www.IRS.gov. In addition, clients who live in the USA must file a State Extension Form with the State where they live/domicile. 

**Sending Tax Documents To Us:- For Clients Safety(Identity Theft), we DONT accept Tax Documents On-Line or Via E-mail. Clients can continue to FAX their documents to us; or they can pay their choice of courier (Post-Office, Fed-X, DHL, UPS, etc) and send us their Tax Documents. Clients will get credit for Regular Mail Expense (NOT for EXPRESS or OVERNIGHT MAIL EXPENSE). Upon completion of Clients Tax Returns, we will pay the Post-Office for Regular Mail and return ALL Clients documents and a copy of the tax return that we prepared for them.We recommend that clients notify us the same day that they mail us their documents so that we can track their arrival. We respect clients who are organized and who are cooperating with us to get the job done. We will honor our commitments under the law, and we expect every Client to honor their responsibility.

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**A)Tax Refund (or Balance due the IRS or State):- We will focus on every Tax Break and help you keep more of your money. If the IRS or State deposit less Tax Refund into your bank account than you had expected, dont panic.The IRS and State know Computers and  Software technolog are not always 100% perfect. Sometimes there are glitches in the software. Hence, the IRS or State will mail you a letter explaining and outlining the reason(s) for the shortage; and the IRS or State will ask you if you Agree or Disagree. When you receive the letter, please send it to me so that we can compare the information we have on file against what the IRS or State is saying in their letter (That is called Checks and Balances). We need the letter before we can proceed to argue/settle the dispute/disparity. Every Tax-Accountant MUST follow Federal and State procedures to settle taxpayers disputes with the taxing authorities.(IRS Circular 230 Rules) - IRS (800) 829-1040 from 7am EST.

**B) Focus Group:-We have recently added a small group of Customer Centric individuals from each industry that we serve. They give us monthly update and feedback. They track economic trends and changes in business dynamics in their industry. They have indepth knowledge about our market segments and they are Straight-forward and Factually deep.They have a strong track record transforming their company and their industry.

**C) Taxation and Accounting Software Vs Professionalism:-  Professionals need great Software Programs. However, the Best Software Program is limited in Scope and Industry-Specific Information. Hence, Software Programs are NOT Subject Matter Experts. Professtionals who are speciaized in an Industry are Subject Matter Experts. They can take a wholistic approach and navagate through Clients information, evaluate each client needs, and craft and execute the best strategy that will benefit the client in accordance with the rapidly changing tax laws. The bottom line is you can buy a software program or hire an individual. Freedom of choice. 

**D) Research Companies we use:- Thompson Reuters(Thompson RIA); Prentice-Hall (PH);  Warren, Gorham & Lamont(WG&L); Commerce Clearing House (CCH); Parker Tax Pro Library(PTP); and The National Association of Tax Practitioners(NATP). They are the best/legendary and they are also used by IRS auditors. Hence, you are in capable hands with us.

**E) Our Responsibility:- We are responsible for preparing and e-filing your tax return to the IRS & State(s). You will be given ONE copy of the Federal and State(s) tax return, in accordance with IRS circular 230 rules. All your documents and records will be return to you for safekeeping in case the IRS or State decides to perform a routine check on your tax return, although our clients seldon get audited. If you receive a letter from the IRS or State DONT throw it away. Please let us know by E-Mail; or you can leave Your Name, Phone Number, and a Brief Message on the Business Voice Mail. We will contact you and have you Fax or Mail the letter to us.

**F) Business Tax Returns:-According to the IRS & States tax laws, those tax returns are due on or before March 15 (IRC Section 6072). That is a Grace Period of 2.5 months after the end of December. Therefore, Business Owners should send us their business information by March 01 because those tax returns take time to prepare and we may need additional information or have to do research to complete them. That is a reasonable request. Other Accountants are making similar request. Business owners are keeping business Income & Expenses on computer software and they update this data every month (Jan. to Dec.) to operate an Efficient and Profitable business. Business Owners will be held liable for paying late filing fees to the IRS & State(s) if we received their information/documents after March 01.

2) What clients must do:- Clients must keep copies of their tax return for 10-years. It is the SOLE responsibility of every client to make copies of their tax return and give them to 3rd parties (Banks, Mortgage company, etc) if client is required to do so. Dont ask us to e-mail or fax your tax return to ANYBODY. We must abide by strict State & City consumers laws and the Federal/IRS circular 230 rules.
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Identity Theft:-We need a copy of your Drivers License or a copy of your State ID. If you are filing jointly with your spouse, we need a copy of your Spouse Drivers License or State ID. The IRS and States need the information on this document to be entered on your tax returns to help combat Identity Theft. We will return this document to you. Call the IRS (800) 829-1040 from 7am EST.

4) Our Website & Webpages:- We provide services for clients in several industries. On this website, each industry has its own webpage where we discuss in detail those issues that are unique to each industry. Clients should select the industry that they are interested in or concerned about and click on the link to get access to the webpage and the "Industry-Specific" information.
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Competitors:- We DONT waste valuable time talking about competitors. They are irrelevant!! They are NOT a Competitive Threat to us, and they are not paying us to promote them; so we dont know if they are alive. We are Mission-driven. We are Pre-occupied with Promoting our services in the USA and Overseas and Obtaining and Retaining clients. We get things done quickly and we deliver exceptional results everytime. Our Clients have all kinds of money and they thank God we had their backs.That is how we earn MONEY. Those are the things we care about. 

6) Telephone & Voicemail:- We expect ALL callers/clients to speak to us when we answer the phone, or leave a message on the business voicemail. Some callers/clients have adopted a habit of hanging up when we answer the phone; and they expect us to return their calls. Our business policy with regards to this situation is: "Calls  will not be returned to callers who hang up when we answer the phone; or didnt leave their name, telephone number, and the reason they are calling on our voice mail."
7) Data Safety(E-Commerce):- Clients Data is encrypted and stored in a Cyber Cabinet (Remote Access). It is not stored in our office computers. Remote Access helps us respond to clients request regardless of clients time zones. From that central location, we promote the business everywhere our target audience is:-Websites, Social Media Channels, Email Campaigns, and Digital Ads. We then track each promotion and retain those medium that get big response and feedback/insights from our target audience. Remote Access is also part of our Business Continuity Plan. It will enable us to quickly recover from computer theft and/or computers destroyed in the office during the occurance of a natural disaster. 
8) What clients must do if they have reasonable questions or have a problem with the work that we have done for them:- Please exercise your rights and call my office (718) 677- 4006 to speak to me, Clem Barry. However, response may be quicker if clients send me an e-mail at Clembarry@aol.com outlining their concerns/questions. I take customers concerns VERY SERIOUSLY.
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What clients should know about our Pricing Policy:-

a) For Tax Preparation, our fee is NOT based on the SIZE of the income of the Individual or Business. It is a flat fee for the work that we must do to bring clients their desired result and tax reporting requirement.The fee is and investment they make and it is tax deductible. Each client is charged on a Case-by-Case basis (Project-by-Project basis) - it is a similar method that is used by Contractors, Attorneys, Doctors and Dentists.

b) For Complex projects such as Tax Preparation for the Sale of Real-Estate or Business Advisory Services, each client is charged a Fee that is based on the result that we provide for the client (Performance-based compensation). It is a similar method used by Brokers and Business Advisory FirmsClients have always gotten what they paid for and, in MANY cases, we have exceeded their expectations.

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Monthly Services:- We spend most of our time focusing our attention on clients who have monthly engagements/contracts with us. We provide Personal and Business solutions to help them resolve on-going problems; and we give them peace-of-mind. We can set up a monthly engagement with a new client after we hold a discussion with the client and evaluate the clients needs and on-going benefits we will provide every month. Clients like the synergy and they usually sign up immediately. Monthly services can range from one item to a combination of several items:- Personal Financial Planning, U.S. Taxation & Planning, International Taxation & Planning, Business Formation & Operation, Estate Planning, and Real Estate Planning & Operation, etc.  Clients pay the monthly fee with their check and/or credit card. An array/list of services are listed on our website.

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Our Business History

(a) Established:- Started in 1982 handing out flyers and business cards, and making house calls. Started from the ground up on a shoestring budget; hard work; long hours; passion; resilience; continuing education; transparency; accountability; analytical and meteculous planning; treated each client as if (as though) every client is my only client(Empathy); and obtaining great results for clients without getting them in trouble with the IRS and States.
(b) Capitalization:- Self-financed, no debt, strong working capital and contingency reserves. Tight money and operations policy and financial controls. No waste or extravagence. Expenses are cut to the bone without compromising/sacrificing the quality/level of service clients expect. Rigorous financial and operations oversights.
(c) Leadership:- Visionary and Mission-driven("hyper/lazer focus"),Quick & Effective, Consistently relevant and specific, Factually deep, Transparent, Strategic, Realistic, Research-oriented, Detail-oriented, Result-oriented, Reliable, Hands-on; and in-depth knowledge about human behavior, the industries we serve, socio-economic issues, and international/global business operations.
(d) Critics:- We have always listened to and we have benefitted from people who are ambitious, and have practical ALTERNATIVES and cost-effective solutions. Feedback from intelligent people is VERY important to us. However, we will not listen to; or become a pawn to critics who are just blowing smoke. This is a professional business. We DONT get involve in Street Drama, Hatred, and   Conflict of Interest; and we DONT listen to RUBBISH. Those shenanigans  CANT bring us MONEY.
(e) Clients Demographics:- Middle and High income Individuals and Businesses in 13 States in the U.S.A., and 5 Foreign Countries. Our Database shows they are comprised of: White 40%; Black 37%; Hispanic 10%; Indian 7% and Asian 6%. 
(f) Tax Returns & Results:- Over 100,000 tax returns have been prepared in-house over 35 years amid the rapid changes in the tax laws. Clients have received a total of over $300 million in tax refunds. However, clients that didnt get a tax refund were happy they were paying less taxes than they had anticipated/predicted they would pay.
(g) Client Acquisition (How we obtain customers):- Direct mailing from our exclusive database; Family-Law Attorneys, Real Estate Attorneys; Prospects searching on UTube, Google and other search engines; Public Speaking & Writing; Trade & Fashion Shows; Music & Films festivals/awards;  Business Forums; Professional Referral Services; and Business Contracts Renewal from successful Individuals and Established Companies.
(h) Clients Satisfaction:- Testimonials we have received during our annnual clients surveys are overwhelmingly impressive. We have a GREAT working relationship with everybody. We have 99% to 100% client retention and we receive many new clients every year. In fact, some clients who had left and went elsewhere have come back to us. That is the nature of EVERY market-driven industry.
(i) Registration & Rating:- Registered with the IRS. Registered with D&B.  A+ Rating with the BBB. Registered in 50 states(It is certainly quicker to obtain the best clients by attracting prospects in other States). 

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