Professional Services

Whether your chosen profession is architecture, healthcare, engineering, design, real estate or the law, Hungerford Nichols has a range of services created specifically for the owners and managers of professional service firms. We have a long and deep history of serving businesses like yours. We take the time to get know you and your business to offer solutions that fit your unique situation – whether you need expertise to help minimize your tax burden, design a retirement plan, or handle your bookkeeping and tax returns.

We provide a full range of services including:

Business Assurance

  • Financial statement audits, reviews and compilations
  • Financial reporting and accounting for closely held businesses

Business Advisory Services

  • Business valuation
  • Debt covenant analysis
  • Loan proposal solicitations and reviews
  • Stock transfer and change of ownership
  • Transaction negotiations
  • Turnaround assistance


  • General ledger bookkeeping and analysis
  • Preparation and analysis of financial statements
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Software evaluation and implementation

Tax Services

  • Federal tax – business and individual
  • State and local tax
  • Multi-state income tax
  • Tax planning and preparation for closely held businesses
  • Sales and use tax compliance and consulting
  • Credit and incentive eligibility reviews
  • Nexus reviews

Business Planning

  • Strategic business planning
  • Forecasts and projections
  • Management transition and succession planning
  • Compensation and incentive planning
  • Financial planning

For more information on our Professional Services, please contact Rick Chrisman, CPA, MST, Shareholder or Brett Karhoff, CPA, MST, Shareholder at 616-949-3200.