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Why Choose Burkland for Startup Tax Services?


Ensure Tax Compliance

Tax compliance is critical for your startup to avoid legal penalties, ensure financial accuracy, and maintain investor confidence. Our team of experts makes it easy.

  • Corporate Tax
  • Income Tax
  • Payroll Tax
  • Sales & Indirect Tax


Capture the Tax Credit You Deserve

If you've invested in any research and development within the USA, there’s a strong possibility your startup qualifies for payroll tax credit.

  • R&D Tax Credit Research
  • Supporting Documentation
  • Payroll Credit Oversight


Develop a Winning Tax Strategy

Our startup tax experts help you develop a clear, long-term plan that ensures tax efficiency as you scale.

  • Strategic Tax Planning
  • Tax Incentives and Credits
  • International Taxation
  • Risk Management


Focus on Your Core Business

As a startup founder, you've got a lot of things on your plate. Preparing and managing taxes doesn't need to be one of them.

  • Tax Preparation
  • Managing Tax Credits
  • Audit Support

Tax Calculators for Startups

Tax Preparation Cost Calculator

How much should tax preparation cost my startup business in 2024?

Burkland’s startup tax preparation cost calculator is a free tool that provides you with an immediate tax preparation cost estimate for your startup.

R&D Tax Credit Calculator

How much could my startup save with the R&D Tax Credit?

Burkland tax clients received over $10M in tax credits in the past year. Calculate your startup's potential tax savings with our free R&D tax credit calculator.

Tax Services for Startups

Startup Tax Services

Burkland provides estimated income tax calculations for startups. We prepare:

  • Corporate Income Tax Preparation (Federal and State)
  • Franchise Tax and Annual Report Preparation
  • Federal and State Estimated Tax Calculation
  • General consulting, including research, planning, and taxability determinations
  • Business Property Tax
  • Transfer Pricing

Burkland makes sure our startup clients benefit from available tax regulations and codes. We also provide tax preparation suggestions with future tax implications in mind. Refer to our calendar of 2024 Tax Deadlines for Startups. Then use our Startup Tax Preparation Cost Calculator to see a tax preparation cost estimate for your startup.

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R&D Tax Credit Analysis

The Research and Development Tax Credit is a government-sponsored tax incentive that rewards companies for conducting R&D in the USA. The credit incentivizes innovation throughout the economy and to keep technical jobs here in the USA. The credit can be claimed against the income tax liability or payroll tax if a company qualifies. Burkland’s tax preparation services help determine if startups qualify for the credit. Use our Startup Tax Credit Calculator see how much your startup may be able to save with the R&D Tax Credit.

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Sales & Use Tax Compliance

Burkland assesses and prepares startups for all federal, state, and local tax matters. This includes:

  • Sales and use tax nexus review and risk assessment
  • Outline filing requirements and documentation
  • Compliance, indirect tax filings
  • Voluntary and amnesty disclosure registration

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Startup Tax Planning & Consulting

Burkland’s tax services include a full analysis of financial situations. We develop a plan for startups from a tax perspective to ensure tax efficiency. If a startup is facing tax-related problems, Burkland can help to solve them. We research tax topics to address tax-related issues within corresponding governing laws. We also provide IRS and State tax audit representation.

Burkland’s tax group is ready to help your startup through:

  • Audit Representation
  • Due Diligence
  • M&A
  • Tax Authority Representation / Liaison with Government

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