High Technology

From startup through liquidity, we understand the challenges the technology sector is facing. Whether it’s volatile profit margins, raising capital, intellectual property concerns, or market and product development issues, we know entrepreneurs have a lot on their plate. At Smith & Gesteland, LLP, we can assist you with business planning, managing your growth, and hiring the right people to carry out your passion to develop your ideas, solutions and creative thoughts.

Our High-Tech Services Group can help you manage your business so you can focus on your technology. Working together, we can astound one another.

For additional information, send us an email to Kevin Kelbel.

Financial Management

  • Financial projections
  • Ownership and equity structures
  • Business valuations

Tax Planning and Consulting

  • Multistate taxation assistance
  • Sales and use tax
  • Business income tax
  • Research and development tax credit assistance
  • Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV) tax credit assistance
  • Shareholder income and estate tax
  • Maximizing utilization of net operating losses

Federal Grant and Contract Management

  • SBIR/STTR assistance
  • WEDC compliance audits (Schedule of Expenditures)
  • HHS/NIH grant compliance audits
  • Indirect cost rate negations
  • Grant management, including accounting and compliance administration

Business Improvement Planning

  • Strategic planning
  • Leadership development
  • Management training

Human Resources

  • Benefits consultation and evaluation
  • Accounting personnel selection and training
  • Compensation counseling
  • Recruiting assistance

Other Services

  • Intellectual property accounting and management
  • Risk management
  • Mergers and acquisitions advisory services
  • Financing
  • Accounting systems