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Jaunett Porter, EA

Your Accounting and Tax Specialist

An experienced accountant can help you organize your business's financial information in a way that makes it easier to identify those factors that affect your company's profit-earning potential.

Payroll Service

Our payroll and tax filing services are designed specifically for small businesses to help keep things simple, affordable, and in compliance with regulations. We offer certified payroll services and have multi-state payroll capabilities.

Small Business Accounting

Our bookkeeping service can help you keep organized. We can keep you compliant by reconciling your bank account and preparing accurate financial statements.

Income Tax Services

Today's tax laws are complex and confusing. It's easy to overlook deductions and credits to which you are owed. We stay abreast of all the tax law changes and advise our clients on the best course to take when preparing their taxes.

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We can help you prepare for an audit as well as generate reports that investors and financial institutions need before financing your company. We are detail-oriented and we are committed to making sure that you receive accurate, timely financial summaries. If you have questions about our process or any of the information we provide to you, we will be happy to sit down and address those questions with you.

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Business and Personal Tax Prep Services


  • Personal 1040EZ (Includes Utah State)

  • Personal 1040 (Includes Utah State)

  • Schedule A

  • Schedule C

Business (Average local business)

  • Business 1065 (Includes Utah State)

  • Business 1120 (Includes Utah State)

  • Business 1120S (Includes Utah State)

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I really need to create a balance sheet each month?

    If your business is really small, you can manage it fine without creating a balance sheet each month. But any size business, including a part-time one, needs to create a good profit and loss statement each month. And, if inventories or accounts receivables are important in your business, balance sheets will clearly point out any significant fluctuations that you should be aware of.
  • How can accounting help me make money?

    Quite simply, accounting tells you if you are making money. If you create a profit and loss statement each month, you can ascertain your position quickly. If you are losing money, you can make changes in your operations, such as increasing prices or reducing expenses, to correct the situation long before the year’s end and ensure that your overall year will still be profitable.
  • Can’t I just write checks, make deposits, and file taxes?

    If you don’t do any accounting, then that’s probably all you’re doing—making deposits, writing checks, and paying taxes, but not making any profit! Even in a very small business you need to be in control of your expenses. This doesn’t just mean having the money, it means knowing what portion of your revenue gets spent for what purposes. What percentage of revenue do you spend on marketing each month? What about labor? What about supplies? If you don’t track and control these expenditures, you are not managing your business—you are just blindly hoping there might someday be a profit.
  • Can’t I hire a bookkeeper to do the accounting for me?

    A good bookkeeper or even a good accounting software program can help you organize your accounting quickly. But you still need to understand the basic principles of accounting. This will allow you to use the information supplied by the bookkeeper or software program intelligently, enabling you to make the changes in your business that will keep it on track toward success and profitability.
  • What’s more important, income statements or balance sheets?

    At the risk of sending all accountants into apoplexy, I feel that the income statement is the more important document. The income statement tells you if you are making money and delineates your costs and expenses.
  • How can a balance sheet help me?

    A balance sheet shows you how your assets are being used. For instance, from a balance sheet you should be able to tell whether or not your inventories are too large, whether your receivables are growing, or whether your ratio of debt to equity is getting too high.
  • Do I really have to understand the different depreciation formulas?

    Not at all. Let your accountant figure these out, precisely, at the end of the year. Just plug “ballpark” numbers into your monthly profit and loss statements if you like.

Helpful Links

Government Sites, Tax Forms, and Tax Sites.

Government Sites

Federal Department of Labor
Resource for the current labor laws and workers rights

Internal Revenue Service
An online resource to find the latest in tax law

Securities and Exchange Commission
The site for the overseeing body of the securities world

Small Business Administration
Business resource available for small business research

U.S. Treasury Department
Get the latest government-issued press releases and other national budget/economy details

Tax Forms

Form 8655
Reporting Agent Authorization Form

Employer Immigration Form

Employee Withholding Form

Request for Identification Number

Federal and State Tax Sites

Federal Tax Tools
The IRS site for tracking returns and other tools.

Utah State Tools
Utah State's tax website.

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Jaunett Porter, EA

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Jaunett Porter, EA

Jaunett Porter, EA

Owner / Accountant

Small business is the backbone of the American economy. I have been working in small business accounting since 2000. I know the unique problems that small business owners need to confront. Before working in the small business accounting industry, I was a manager for a local business. I am able to draw in this mix of experience to assist my clients.


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Contact Info

+1 801 392 9574