Entrepreneurs and Their Businesses

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Hands-on Experience

Whether you are just starting a new business, acquiring another business, or improving the one you have — you can look to RINA for hands-on experience and expertise.

We have been serving entrepreneurs for over 70 years and understand their needs.  Typically, the owner or principals’ emotional investment and passion for their work drive the business. RINA plays an active role in elevating clients’ attention above their day-to-day operations so that they can stay focused on long-term strategies for financial stability, profitability and sustainable growth. Along with the traditional accounting services, our talented team has developed an impressive array of proactive solutions to assist our clients in achieving their financial goals, through their professional and personal milestones.

We can assist you with:


  • Tax minimization strategies
  • Tax projections
  • Tax credits (research and development, manufacturers, accelerated depreciation)
  • Entity selection
  • Multi-State and International


  • Identifying controls to prevent fraud
  • Analyzing your financial statements (income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement)
  • Inventory management
  • Budgeting and forecasting

Operations & Strategies

  • Streamlining operations
  • Bank financing
  • Cash management
  • Managing growth
  • Benchmarking your business (compared to the competition)
  • Exit strategies and succession planning
  • Compensation planning
  • Improving cash flow and profitability
  • Strategic planning and meeting facilitation
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
    • Revenue improvement
    • Cost reduction
    • Process improvement
    • Customer satisfaction

RINA provides quarterly seminars on a wide range of topics to assist entrepreneurs in creating winning business strategies and other topics to help entrepreneurs become more successful.

  • Buy/Sell Agreements — Are all the Right Pieces in Place for a Successful Transition?
  • Successful Business Transitions & Estate Planning in the New Tax Environment
  • Growing Your Business in the Current Economy
  • Are There Black Holes in Your Protection Program?
  • The ABCs of ESOPs
  • New Developments in Health Care Reform
  • Family Dynamics Got You Down?  Keys to Successfully Transferring Wealth to Your Heirs
  • Cash Out Move On — Get Top Dollar and More Selling Your Business

Many of the accounting, tax and consulting services that RINA provides are all tailored to meet the special needs of each of our clients.  We are strategic thinkers and pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit.


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