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James Hamanaka, CPA, MST | Elance
 
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James Hamanaka, CPA, MST

Tax and Accounting Expert
   United States
  |   Wellston, OH
  |  11:49 pm Local Time

Overview

Our team at Atlas Accounting Associates provides for an interactive virtual accounting experience that uses today's technology to aid the accounting process. We offer professional, single-source accounting for those who want cost-effective services.

Have you been going on your gut to make business decisions? We will tailor your accounting system to your company's needs, providing you with meaningful financial statements from solid information to help you make the best decisions possible. Our goal is to enable you to spend your valuable...

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Service Description

Some areas of practice are:
Bookkeeping
Payroll
Financial Analysis
Budgets
Forecasts
Appraisals
Policy Development
External and Internal Auditing
Tax Preparation
Tax Research
Tax Planning
IRS Representation
Investigatory Accounting
Buying and Selling a Business
Cash Flow Analysis
Cost Analysis
Trust, Estate and Gift Taxes

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Employment

AAA Atlas Accounting Associates
Self-employed CPA
2009 - Present
My work has included preparing financial statements and semi-complex tax returns (current and past due) for small businesses in various industries. I work closely with clients on day-to-day issues...
Plot Books Publishing Company
Self-employed Writer
2002 - 2009
I authored and illustrated a 70,000 word novel entitled, "$wamped," which takes a humorous look at the accounting and finance scandals that plagued the industries at the onset of the millennium. I...
Klayman & Korman, LLP
Senior Accountant
1996 - 2002
I prepared all major types of tax returns. They included occasional tax research. On the financial side, I was responsible for compilations of financial statements for small to mid-sized clients in...
Morrison & Morrison, Ltd.
Senior Accountant
1994 - 1995
As Staff my duties included: audits and compilations of small businesses, client write-ups, payroll accounting and tax, special projects, business and individual taxes and tax assembly.

Education

Depaul University
Master of Science in Taxation
1990 - 1996
Loyola University of Chicago
Bachelor of Business Administration
1988 - 1990

Keywords

tax prep
tax research
tax planning
bookkeeping
accounting
payroll
QuickBooks
Excel
valuation
audit
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