Professional Services

You do your thing. We uncomplicate the rest.

We walk in your shoes (Nice fit)

You look mighty familiar. Highly trained in your profession, committed to the excellence of your individual practice and firm and fiercely dedicated to the clients you serve. Just like us. As one professional services business to another, we can relate to your challenges—the better to understand your opportunities. Our complete accounting support allows you to focus on your clients, extending your practice, and doing what you do best. Let us help you set up strategies to help you thrive throughout your entire Business Lifecycle.

You can always expect us to…

  • Help maximize tax savings
  • Identify opportunities to strengthen your financial health
  • Provide a “reality-check” on your business office
  • Offer tax solutions specific to your unique circumstances
  • Provide the resources and technical skill of national firms, plus the personal attention and shareholder involvement of a smaller, local firm
  • Understand your end goals and work from there to find the most effective solutions
  • Collaborate with your entire financial team, including book-keepers, attorneys, and bankers
  • Connect you with the resources to help you address business challenges
  • Stay up to date on new legislation, rules and regulations (so you don’t have to)

 We can help you with…

  • Assurance services (audit and attest)
  • Tax consulting and compliance
  • Choosing a tax structure
  • Benchmarking your business’ performance against your peers
  • Choosing a legal entity
  • Revenue recognition
  • R&D tax credits
  • Multi-state income and franchise taxes
  • State nexus and apportionment
  • Merger & acquisition due diligence
  • Cash basis tax filing
  • Year-end tax planning
  • Quarterly earnings estimates
  • Compensation allocation
  • Stock options and other equity compensation
  • Partner buy-ins and buy-outs
  • Retirement plan consulting
  • Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) audits
  • International structuring

Professional Services Leadership

Let’s get you connected.

Perkins people are devoted to helping the business leaders in our community develop relationships to help them grow and learn from each other. (This means you.) It’s one of the reasons we continue to earn recognition as one of Oregon’s Most Admired professional services firms. It’s also why we’re heavily involved in organizations focused on our region’s growth, such as:

Check out our Community page for a complete list of professional and nonprofit organizations we support.

Our 1:6 ratio means more 1:1.

Our ratio of executive team shareholders to staff is unusually low for a full-service regional firm: 1:6 or lower, depending on the service or industry practice group. It means you get the direct, involved attention of our top talent from day one. They proactively offer you strategy, feedback and ideas all along the way.


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