New Business Spotlight - Haugh & Associates LLC CPA

CPA offers personalized services

May 30, 2010

Haugh & Associates LLC Certified Public Accountants

Owner: Damian Haugh, CPA, MBA

Address: 22124 Whitestone Court, Smithsburg, MD 21783 Opening date: July 2009

Products and services: "We provide a variety of accounting, tax and financial management services to meet the needs of our clients. We are a small firm that focuses on providing expert, personalized, quality service. Primarily focusing on small businesses and individuals gives us the flexibility to provide specialized attention you're not used to getting at larger firms. We are not your typical CPA firm for we are never too busy to talk to our clients and friends.

"We offer a wide range of services that can be highly tailored to the individual client, including tax planning and preparation; review and compilation engagements; business and management consulting; outsourced CFO services; bookkeeping and payroll; financial statement preparation and analysis; cash flow management; budgeting preparation and analysis; accounting software selection, setup and training; bank financing advisory and assistance; new business advisory and entity selection services; and personal financial counseling and budgeting services."


Market area: Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I have been in the accounting field for more than 14 years working with clients in all different areas and decided to open my own company."

Previous business experience: Haugh has more than 14 years of professional experience in accounting and tax. He has provided quality services in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, health care, retail, construction, nonprofit, real estate and various other small businesses. He has provided expert advice to clients regarding various financial situations and helped clients with complicated tax rules and regulations.

He has practical working experience in manufacturing, health care and public accounting. He has held the position of chief financial officer for a military defense manufacturer for more than nine years. He also has served as treasurer for Smithsburg Youth Athletics.

Number of employees: Two

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; evenings and weekends by appointment

Phone number: 301-791-1272

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