BOSS™ - BACK OFFICE SUPPORT SYSTEM
Comprehensive Back Office Support Without the Back Office Staff
BOSS® (Back Office Support System) The all-inclusive solution that offers businesses relief from the day-to-day accounting hassles while providing 24/7 access to financial data.
TAX PLANNING AND RETURN PREPARATION
Minimize Liabilities and Maximize Opportunities
Our tax planning service provides you with a dedicated expert who will work with you year-round to design a custom plan with tax-saving strategies that are tailored to your unique situation.
Let Us Set Up—or Clean Up—Your QuickBooks
We offer a variety of QuickBooks consulting services customized to fit your specific needs, including basic installation services, employee training, and QuickBooks tune-ups.
FRAUD INVESTIGATION & ACCOUNTING FORENSICS
Expert Support When You Need it Most
If your business has been the victim of internal fraud, we provide assistance with investigating and addressing the source. We know how devastating internal fraud can be for a company and its employees, and we take special care when dealing with these situations.
Discover Your True Value
Providing business valuations and financial information required to make sound decisions.
Accurate Assessment of Your Business Equipment
Our appraisals are based on a combination of personal assessment of your inventory and extensive research into the current economic situation and trends. The end result is an accurate and defensible report that will help ensure the viability of the decisions that you need to make.
"As a lifelong Alaskan who has been involved in the financial services industry for over 36 years, I have had the pleasure of not only being a client of Rulien + Associates, but have referred a number of clients to them for assistance on tax, financing, bonding, business succession and estate planning needs. Rulien + Associates was founded on two primary principals, integrity and providing the highest levels of customer service..." Read more >>
—Robert L. Shake, Business Development Officer
“It has been my good fortune to have enlisted the services of Rulien + Associates for the past several years. They have provided me with expert guidance and timely help in tax preparation, estate and tax planning, family trusts, property sales, and retirement preparation. I am indebted to them for their assistance and for the sense of security I now enjoy.”
—John D. Erkmann, MD
“Making the switch to Rulien + Associates, LLC was the best and easiest business decision I have made. They are at the top of their game and always working to help me reach my business goals. They treat clients like family and are always just a phone call away to offer guidance. They take care of all my business needs from financial statements, payroll, bookkeeping, and year-end taxes. Regardless of the size of your business, they treat all clients with respect and outstanding service.”
“We switched to Rulien + Associates five years ago and have never looked back. They manage all of our accounting related needs for our four restaurants. They’ve always been great about explaining complex topics in ways that we can understand and a result, we are much more accounting savvy. Their billing is extremely fair and we get great value for our money because our accountant is fast and thorough. We enjoy and look forward to our meetings with them and trust their advice! We recommend Rulien to anyone looking for experienced and capable accountants.”
Multigenerational family vacations have experienced an uptick in popularity, especially with older generations being more active and families living farther apart. Family getaways certainly bring people together physically, but also emotionally. Dedicated family time is simply good for the soul…even more so when multiple generations take part. With this in mind, we bring you a few ideas and tips to consider when planning your next multigenerational vacation.
For many of us, our smartphone is a vital travel tool. We rely on it for navigating unfamiliar places, taking photos, and identifying recreational activities. Michael Zhao, an editor for TheWirecutter.com, offers the following tips on what to pack in addition to your smartphone—so you won’t be stranded when traveling this summer...or any other time of the year.
You may be completely proficient at decoding emojis on social media and in text messages, but for many of us, figuring out what other people’s facial expressions mean can be quite a challenge. Here’s a quick rundown of how to interpret different facial stances based on research from people-communicating.com: