Cook Martin Poulson is excited to share video resources to help you learn more about our team and our financial services. Get to know our firm, hear from our clients, learn about retirement benefit plans, how your small business can take advantage of tax deductions and more in the videos below:
Who is Cook Martin Poulson? Hear Kirk Eck explain our firm and why we enjoy helping local businesses with their accounting needs.
Meet Shane Roberts, Partner at CMP! Listen to his background and why he enjoys working with our clients.
John Adams shares a brief overview of CMP and the financial services we offer to local Utah businesses.
Hear Bret Wursten explain why he chose to work with CMP and his experience with our team.
Meet Troy Martin, Sharehoolder at CMP! Listen to his background and why loves working with CMP.
Thinking about starting a new business? Jared Ripplinger shares the 4 types of business entities, how they work, and what industries work best for each.
Does your business own or lease any cars? See how you can take advantage of automobile deductions on this year’s taxes.
Do you work out of your home? If so, you could be taking advantage of some key tax deductions. Learn what those deductions are and how you can use them on this year’s tax return.
Cody Webb shares his knowledge on Quickbooks Online – from typical users to how to access to how it can save business owners time and money.
John Kane discusses the challenges with reasonable compensation in an S Corp and how you can determine a reasonable wage for yourself.
Trying to pick a CPA or tax preparer for your small business? John Kane goes over various things to keep in mind when choosing a preparer for your organization.
Are you worried about showing a loss on your tax return? John Kane goes over what it can mean for your business if you have to show a loss this upcoming tax season.
Can you deduct your telephone expense on your tax return as a small business owner? John Kane answers this question in the video!
David Cash talks about 401K plans and third party administration services related to 401K plans. If you need help with your business’ 401K, listen to how David and the CMP team can assist.
David Cash takes you step-by-step through the processing of filling out a census request.
Edwin Van Stam shares just want an employee benefit plan audit quality center is and why it was established. Watch the video to learn more.
What is the 80-120 rule when it comes to employee benefit plans? Edwin Van Stam explains the rule and when you would need to file a Form 5500.
Edwin Van Stam explains what an engagement letter is and why it’s important when conducting an audit.
Do you need to furnish documentation for your upcoming audit? Edwin Van Stam goes over any and all documentation needed.
Cook Martin Poulson provides employee benefit plan audits to small businesses in Utah. We are committed to providing the highest quality audits. Edwin Van Stam shares more about these audits and why they’re necessary.
Should you ask questions of your auditor? Yes, and our own Edwin Van Stam goes over key things you should review with your auditor to make sure they have all the necessary information.
Edwin Van Stam goes over the requirements necessary for waiving plan audits and how it works for businesses who have small plans.
Choosing an auditor for employee benefit plan is very important. Edwin Van Stam explains why and what the audit will cover.
Edwin Van Stam explains what an employee benefit plan audit covers and why they are necessary.
How can retirement plan audits provide value? Edwin Van Stam explains how CMP can help help your business year-round and provide foundational building blocks for your organization.
Want to know how we’ve helped other clients with their employee benefit plans? We’re happy to oblige and Edwin Van Stam shares what we can provide.
Edwin Van Stam explains when an audit of your retirement plan financial statements is necessary and what types of audits you may be eligible for.
Edwin Van Stam explains what a large benefit plan is (100 or more participants) and how you can tell if you have that many participants.
Edwin Van Stam reviews what happens at the end of audit and what information you’ll receive.
The answer is yes! And Edwin Van Stam shares several reasons why it’s important to work with a benefits auditor who is familiar with the process and what to look for.
Paul Merill of Casper’s Ice Cream describes his accounting experiences before and after he started working with our team.
Steve Hatch from Hatch Family Chocolates, Ty Measom from Camp Chef, Chad Bangerter from Throttle 215 MX Park and more share why they chose to hire CMP to help with their accounting needs.
Jared Ripplinger shares interesting facts and important information about the R&D Tax Credit. He also explains what qualifies for the tax credit – so watch the video to see if your business can take advantage.
John Kane goes over the mandates of Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act. He explains what businesses are responsible for, how much coverage is required, and what can happen if you don’t comply with the law.
Kirk Eck reviews various subsidies, or tax credits, available to businesses under the Affordable Care Act. He also shares important dates to keep in mind if you want to take advantage of these subsidies.
Troy Martin shares insight into the individual mandate of Obamacare – what does it mean for you, what is covered, and how much is the individual penalty.
Kirk Eck goes over different types of employee reimbursement plans and the effects they have on both the employee and the employer.
Troy Martin explains what a cost segregation study is and how small businesses can leverage them for tax purposes. Check out the video to learn more and see if you can apply this to your business’ real estate.
Jared Ripplinger goes over gift tax laws, what constitutes as a gift, and how you can take advantage in your upcoming tax return.
Jon Kane talks about proper worker classification for business owners and why it’s important to get this right.
Do your children work for your business? If so, Troy Martin explains how you can pay your children in the most effective way for tax purposes.