INDUSTRIES

It’s not only what we do. It’s how we do it. It’s about delivering exceptional results. Without exception.

And then using that experience to work smarter for you.

Numbers are a commodity. Original thinking isn't.

​At Vasquez & Company, your success starts with collaboration. It starts with knowing you, your strategies and goals. And your challenges.

It starts with our firm’s partners, nearly all of whom are seasoned alumni of the 'Big Four' international accounting firms. We have a higher partner-client ratio than most firms of our size. That matters because you get hands-on support, diverse expertise and a strategic perspective. And that’s where original thinking starts.

Non-Profit Organizations

Assurance, tax and business consulting to the nonprofit industry, has been and continues to be a key focus area for our firm and its professionals.

Our clients appreciate our specialized knowledge because it makes for a uniquely purposeful and meaningful relationship as we concentrate on providing key advice and direction to management and the board of directors.  Traditional accounting or auditing firms serving only corporate clients may not have the insight to make these meaningful recommendations.

Organized Labor

Vasquez & Company LLP stands in solidarity with organized labor by providing specialized industry-specific audit and accounting services to organized labor unions and many of their related political action committees.  Over sixty percent of our audit practice is dedicated to the government and nonprofit sectors. Serving organized labor is a natural extension of our industry focus

Our business objective is to provide valuable assistance to management and the general union membership with accurate and timely information that satisfies accepted audit procedures and reporting requirements.  We provide a variety of advisory and consulting services, including:

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LM-1 Labor Organization Information Report
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LM-2 Labor Organization Annual Report
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IRS Form 990, California Forms 199 and RRF-1
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Agreed-upon Procedures
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Fair share dues computations in accordance with Beck/Hudson regulations
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Internal control reviews and evaluations
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Cost allocation studies for shared expenses
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Operational and systems reviews

Community Health Centers

As your community health center grows, so do the requirements for finance and compliance based consulting, reporting, and government mandated filings.

Good intentions are not enough for a community health center to succeed in the long term.  Healthcare organizations must closely manage risk, and monitor costs, revenues and grant program requirements.  It takes insight and an experienced accounting partner to evaluate your organization’s efficiency and fiscal fitness for future operations.  Vasquez has the industry experts who will embrace your vision and ease concerns in these essential areas.

As auditors to some of the largest, nonprofit healthcare organizations including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), we do not simply process forms and send you an invoice; rather, we come to understand your organization so as to provide you with the best information and assistance available to run your operations more effectively. We offer services like:

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Financial Statement Audits
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Single Audits under the Uniform Guidance (including the 340B supplement)
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Overhead Rate Audits under OMB Circular A-122
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Tax Reporting and Business Consulting
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Grant Reporting and Compliance
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Expense Reduction Studies

Organizations use the information we derive to evaluate reimbursement levels, budgeting for future operations and how your organization compares to other similar community health centers.  We understand how crucial your mission is to our nation’s healthcare system, and as FQHC experts, we provide you with the best information and assistance available to keep your operations running more effectively.

Government

Vasquez brings an unbiased, fresh perspective to the systems, operations and practices of our government clients.  Our experience allows us to assess risk and compare existing policies and procedures to those used by other efficient, reputable agencies.

Members of our Government Practice Group serve on the Government Finance Officers Association Special Review Committee for its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting program and the Audit and Transparency and Accountability Committees of the California Special Districts Association placing Vasquez on the front line for developments in this industry.

Our government experience includes audit and advisory services to:

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Local Municipalities
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Successor Agencies to Redevelopment
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Agencies
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Water Districts
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Transportation Authorities
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Joint Powers Authorities
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Airports

Our services to
governments include:

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Financial Statement Audits
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Compliance Audits
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Federal Acquisition Regulation
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Compliance (FAR)
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Single Audits in accordance with the Uniform Guidance
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Information Technology Audits
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Agreed-upon Procedures
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Consent Reviews
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Management Consulting Services

Education

Serving education clients at the highest level possible in concert with taxpayer and student interests.

Our approach to serving our clients is straightforward, transparent and objective driven. Through our audit and advisory services, we provide our clients with sophisticated and thorough technical analysis and advise to help enhance agency and program effectiveness.

Our services include:

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Financial Statement Audits
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State Compliance Audits
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Single Audits in accordance with the Uniform Guidance
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Financial & Performance Audits
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Associated Student Body and other Component Unit Audits
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Information Technology Audits
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Agreed-upon Procedures
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Management Consulting Services

Private & Public Companies

Privately-Held and Publicly-Traded Companies of all sizes can count on Vasquez to provide a wide range of assurance and consulting services.

PRIVATELY-HELD COMPANIES

Vasquez supplies a rich knowledge of federal and multi-state tax laws and regulations, and expertise in corporate, partnership, individual, real estate and transactional tax issues. Let us help you maintain compliance and maximize stakeholder tax advantage and profit.


Services include:

ASSURANCE:

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Financial Audits
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Employee Benefit and Retirement Plans
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Agreed-upon Procedures
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Contract Compliance
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Reviews and Compilation

TAX SERVICES:

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Tax Planning and Consulting
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Tax Return Preparation
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Multi-State Income Tax Review
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Federal and State Tax Audit Representation and Resolution
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Federal Export Incentives
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Federal and State Manufacturing Incentives
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Federal and State R&D Credits
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Federal and State Employment-Based Credits
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Cost Segregation
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Sales and Use Tax Reviews and Audits
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Payroll, Property and Business License Tax Filing
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IRS, FTB, SBE and EDD Collection and Procedures

CONSULTING:

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Outsourced Accounting
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Profit and Loss Analysis
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Budgeting and Forecasting
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Actual to Budget Analysis
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Expense Reduction Analysis
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Industry Benchmarking

Highly specialized tax consulting:

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SFAS 109 – Accounting for Income Tax Matters
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Structured Finance Transactions
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Implementation and Application – FASB Interpretation Number 48 Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes
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Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities under SFAS 133 and related pronouncements

PUBLICLY-TRADED COMPANIES

As the financial and accounting arenas are in constant flux, increased involvement of senior management is essential for stability and foresight, making the selection of your independent audit or advisory firm more critical than ever.  Vasquez has the expertise to handle your domestic and international accounting needs.

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Year-end audits
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Quarterly reviews
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Form 10K and 10Q
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SOX 404 Consulting
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Cost segregation
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R&D tax credits
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Enterprise Zone Tax Credits
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Overhead expense reduction studies