Balance Consulting


Balance Consulting

Infobox_Company
company_name =
company_
type = Private
foundation = 1989
location = Ann Arbor, Michigan
key_people = Janet Fry, President; Denise Johnson, General Counsel & Tax Compliance Manager
num_employees = 37
industry = Professional services
homepage = [http://www.balanceconsult.com] www.balanceconsult.com

Balance Consulting LLC is a company that provides training and advisory services [ "Year-end planning: IRS set to expand audits of payments to nonresident aliens." Managing Accounts Payable 05-10 (Oct 2005): 2. General OneFile. Gale. Ann Arbor District Library (AADL). 5 Mar. 2008 [http://www.ioma.com/issues/MAP/2005_10/] ] for tax information reporting, accounts payable, [ "What G/L pros need to know to get 1099s completed for 2002." Managing the General Ledger, Dec 2002 p5.] and sales and use tax to businesses. ["Are you up on the new-for 2006 rules for year-end?(FORM 1099)(Conference news)." Managing Accounts Payable 06-12 (Dec 2006): 1. General ONEFILE. Gale. Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) 5 Mar. 2008] [Schaeller, Mary S. "Accounts Payable: A Guide to Running an Efficient Department", pages 246-247. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004.] The company was founded in 1989 by Ilan Gittlen who had developed software for businesses reporting Form 1099 tax information. Since Mr. Gittlen's death in 2006, his wife, Janet Fry, has served as President.

Business Areas

Core business areas are tax compliance training, consulting, and outsourcing services. These areas focus on the reporting issues problematic to both public and private organizations including payee identification, exempt payments, non-U.S. payees, electronic filing, IRS penalties, state reporting, and best practices.

Training is delivered through seminars, webinars, audio conferences, and on-site reviews.

Consulting services include compliance assessments, technology solutions, and subscription services.

Outsourcing services include IRS TIN Matching; Form 1099 statement printing and mailing; and electronic filing through the IRS FIRE system.

Internal Revenue Service Committees

Balance Consulting professionals have served on the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) [Information Reporting Program Advisory Public Meeting [http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-utl/2006_irpac_public_meeting.pdf] ] and the IRS Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC), [IRS Selects New Members and a Chairman for ETAAC [http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=163969,00.html] ] a public forum for electronic tax administration issues and the electronic interactions between tax professionals and the IRS.

Clients

Clients include many of the Fortune 500 companies [In 2006, clients included 78% of all Fortune 100 companies and 70% of all Fortune 500 companies.] including:
* Gannett Company
* Coors Brewing Company
* Limited Brands
* Raytheon
* Petsmart
* GlaxoSmithKline
* Lego Group
* Stanford University

oftware Subsidiary

Balance Consulting has a wholly owned subsidiary, Manchester Incorporated, [Manchester website (http://manchester1099.com)] established in 1995, which develops software for processing tax information returns and provides outsourcing services for Forms 1099 and 1042-S. [ [http://www.lifeandhealthinsurancenews.com/cms/NULH/Weekly%20Issues/Issues/2005/22/Features/L22accountingsoftware?searchfor=Accounting%20software National Underwriter Life & Health ] ]

Notes

External links

* [http://www.balanceconsult.com Company website]


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