The United States is part of a vast global marketplace, and the largest American companies must conduct business throughout the world in order to grow and become more profitable. In the 21st century, as a result of this increased globalization, even the smallest of companies cannot afford to miss out on the opportunities nor ignore the associated challenges.
Whatever your company’s size, Michael Silver & Company CPAs can assist with your international business needs. We can deliver inbound services for international businesses looking to enter the US, as well as outbound resources for US businesses that are planning to expand abroad.
Over the past 20 years, we’ve worked with clients, based in over 25 countries, to successfully negotiate and enter the complex and unique US market. We provide accounting and audit, tax, and consulting services to our international clients, taking their unique cultural differences and specific business requirements into consideration. While our office is located in Chicago, we are able to deliver our full range of services across the US.
Getting Started with Michael Silver & Company CPAs
Our International services begin with an initial complimentary consultation, in order to become more familiar with your specific challenges and the unique requirements of your organization. Not only does this provide you with the opportunity to get better acquainted with our expertise and range of services, but it also provides us with the benefits of getting to know you better, so we can help point you in the right direction.
Our broad variety of local contacts and resources are hand-selected, so we can assist our clients in addressing the vast range of challenges attached to the US market. Making these types of recommendations and referrals is just one critical element of how we help get you started. For example, our team of professionals is positioned to provide resources that can assist you with:
Banking and Investments
Strategic Business Planning
Do you have a business plan? Have you answered the question: what is our ‘unique competitive advantage’? Michael Silver & Company CPAs can guide you in ensuring your approach to the U.S. market is realistic.
The need for legal guidance and advice in the U.S. business market is critical. Michael Silver & Company CPAs can provide qualified international law firm referrals.
Establishing the right business structure is paramount and will help minimize your tax liabilities. Michael Silver & Company CPAs can, for example, address questions related to business entity type, who should own the company, and the timing of your fiscal year end. In addition to federal income taxes, payroll related taxes, sales taxes, and state income taxes are also areas where we can provide advice and guidance.
Warehousing and Distribution
After the initial complimentary consultation, we provide you with a written engagement letter outlining the scope of work in detail, along with the associated fees, for your review and approval before our services commence.