Compilation, Review, and Audit Services

Professional compilation, review, and audit services to businesses of all sizes. We can compile your financial records into meaningful GAAP-compliant financial statements, offer review scope services, and can deliver complete audit attestation.

Management Advisory Services

Our experienced staff is committed to assisting you through every phase of the business life cycle, applying our experience and insight to provide you with meaningful and practical strategies and solutions to address the issues facing your business. From incorporation through business succession planning, we provide the comprehensive advice, insight, and technical expertise you need to help your business achieve success at any stage.

Tax Planning and Return Preparation

Our experienced staff believes that providing effective tax services to individual clients involves more than simple tax return preparation. At Carter, Hayes + Associates, P.C., we offer a broad spectrum of comprehensive and thorough year-round tax assistance for individuals and businesses, from managing tax compliance to business and estate tax planning to the preparation of personal business and nonprofit returns to effective representation before taxation authorities. We take an active approach to all aspects of taxation – our seasoned staff monitors compliance to avoid surprises at tax time, and stays current with changes in tax law to identify the tax planning implications, allowing us to proactively apply updated strategies to minimize our clients’ tax liability and maximize their financial growth.

Bookkeeping/Outsourced Accounting

We provide outsourced accounting services, including payroll processing, bank statement reconciliation, receivables and payables tracking and analysis, and meaningful financial reporting. We also provide on-site or off-site accounting staff for day to day bookkeeping. In addition, we can serve as a cost-effective alternative to an in-house controller and chief financial officer.

Governmental Yellow Book Audits and Connecticut Single Audits of Nonprofits

We have extensive experience performing governmental Yellow Book and Connecticut single audits of nonprofit organizations Our experienced staff ensure that you don't spend your time educating inexperienced staff in the nuances of government auditing.

Buying & Selling a Business

We are experienced with buying and selling businesses and can help you perform all requisite financial analysis and due diligence. We will help guide you through alternative financing, financial disclosure, non-compete agreements and a myriad of other tax and business considerations.

Fraud Prevention & Internal Controls

Nobody likes to think about being robbed, but it can happen. Our firm has the knowledge to protect your assets from employee theft and can help you to implement internal controls and systems to detect and deter fraudulent activity.