Brien's Business Umbrella
Outsourced CFO
Timothy Brien, MBA, AFSP

QuickBooks 2018 Certified Online ProAdvisor
Accounting / Payroll / Income Tax

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  1. Accounting / Bookkeeping
    Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor Accountant with over 15 years in the field with 10+ years in the Manufacturing sector as a Controller. I can help you remotely or keep your Accounting books altogether, including A/P, A/R, and Financial Statements (P&L, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows) with one of my service packages to help you manage your books properly. Simply call or email me to invite me to be your accountant and to help set up your QuickBooks Online account. View VALUE Pricing Packages below. DIAMOND Package includes FULL Tax Projection and Planning Module.
    Full-service Payroll provider, offering competitive pricing. Simple Payroll Processing but do have rugged software solution(s) that include HR and Retirement paperwork modules, if necessary. We take away your Payroll PAIN from the beginning of the process to the end, including Set-up, PayDay, Quarterly Taxes, W2 Processing, and Annual Wage Reporting. Includes Direct Deposit and online paystub viewing services for their employees. You can be as involved as you want with my Payroll service or not at all, leaving it to me so you can concentrate on the business; however, each clients receives customized, individual service. Integrates seamlessly with several Accounting software packages.
  3. Income Tax Planning and Return Preparation
    Offering Tax Planning to be proactive! IRS-approved Registered Tax Return Preparer since 2001, professional corporate and personal Income Tax Returns. Included with all packages with an emphasis on saving you money by lowering your tax bill through Tax Planning (included in higher packages or as an add-on) My service is accurate, efficient, and competitively priced. We believe in Doing It Right the First Time with this and all the services we provide.
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WHY Brien's Business Umbrella?
Time is Money. We Save You Both  

ON AVERAGE: We save our clients 125 HOURS each year so they can focus on running their business AND $20K each year that can back into their business or family!

As a business owner, two of your most precious commodities are time and money. At BBU, we are committed to finding ways to save you both. Whether your goal is more time to spend with and grow your client base OR more money you can put back into your business, below is a list of ways our services will help you get more back.


*** Setup and manage complex payroll systems for you and your employees.
*** Correspond with state and federal tax authorities regarding payroll and tax returns whether by phone or mailed notices.
*** Spend hours preparing your own tax returns and wonder if there are strategies you can use to reduce your tax bill each year.
*** Spend time each week or month reviewing and categorizing all of your bookkeeping transactions than stress over whether you are            doing your books correctly.
*** Pay full retail price for software you need to run your business.
*** Go to multiple sites with multiple logins to access all your business data.


*** Oversee all payroll. We ensure staff is paid promptly and accurately on the schedule you decide. We also take care of all the             
       quarterly and annual tax filings required by state.
*** Manage tax notice communication for you. All you have to do is send a copy of the notice when you receive it and we will
       prepare letters or phone calls as needed on your behalf.
*** Prepare all federal and state income tax returns for you and your business by creating a custom tax PLAN that you can
       implement to lower your tax bill before the end of the year. TAX PLANNING is an EXTREMELY popular service and we can
       show you how to significantly lower your tax bill.
***Monitor all your business transactions each month and ensure they are categorized and properly classed for your tax benefit. You'll
      have access anytime to your bookkeeping file where you can run reports and easily monitor your business' success.
*** Get you insider software discounts from QuickBooks Online to other accounting-related software. We love sharing trade discounts!

(VALUE Pricing. Price based on range of GROSS Annual Revenue. Start at prices are lower base prices. Addons below at additional rates.)
(Individual-Only Tax Returns based on Form Output , so NOT shown below. Tax Planning Can be Added.)




Quarterly Bookkeeping
Business Return Prep
Personal Return Prep
Limited Email Support Only
Form Filing Service Only
Estimated Payment Prep
NO Tax Planning

Weekly Bookkeeping
Business Return Prep
Personal Return Prep
Unlimited Phone and Email Support
Full Tax Projections
Tax Planning Module
Estimated Payment Prep
Shared Portal w/PDF of Organized Tax Documents

Monthly Bookkeeping
Business Return Prep
Personal Return Prep
Limited Phone and Email Support
Full Tax Projections
Estimated Payment Prep
Shared Portal w/PDF of Organized Tax Docs

DIAMOND PRICING Starts at $447/Month
(Billed Monthly)

PLATINUM PRICING Starts at $344/Month
(Billed over 8 Months)

GOLD PRICING Starts at $229/Month
(Billed over 4 Months)

The Basic Package and Service Starts as Low as $229/Month. Answer some basic questions particular to your business, choose some Incredible Value-Added Services from our Menu to truly customize YOUR Accounting Package and get a clearly defined and fairly priced Estimate. ONLY takes a matter of minutes for you to Create YOUR VERY OWN Package!!

Call, text, or email NOW to Set Up an Appointment or Call to Get Started!! (716) 727-8844


Upgrade Bookkeeping

Unlimited Support


Need your books done more than quarterly or monthly? Add on this service to upgrade to the next level of reconciliations of your business transaction. (Quarterly to Monthly. Monthly to Weekly, Weekly to Daily)     

Let us roll out the red carpet support service! With this add-on, you get unlimited emails, phone calls, and meetings as necessary.

Our most popular add-on offering. With this service, we will help you implement strategies that reduce your tax liability each year.


Accounts Receivable

Accounts Payable

Need help running payroll and filing your returns? We can help you get setup and ensure Quarterly and Annual tax filings are done timely and accurately. $5 per employee per month extra for in-house Time Tracking. (HR and Retirement modules EXTRA)
Tired of sending invoices to clients? We can take that off your hands by preparing all of your invoices and receiving payments for you with this add-on feature.

Tired of paying all the bills for the business each month? We can take that off your hands by receiving your invoices and making payments for you with this convenient add-on.

Additional State Returns

All core packages come with 1 State return filing. Should you need to file in multiple states, be sure and add this service to your package.
ONLY $15/Month per State
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About BBU and the Owner

I have my MBA in Business Administration with the core of my course work in Accounting, Payroll, Payroll Taxes, Payroll Reporting, and preparing Income Tax Returns.

As such, my work experience reflects that with over 15 years in the Accounting field with over 10 years as a Controller in the Manufacturing sector. I have been working on and within Payroll for over 12 years in all environments, including 10 years inside a Union environment.

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Technologically Savvy

Our firm is based on the use of cutting-edge technology. QuickBooks Online, Tax Planning, and Client Portal are just a few of the modules we will use to execute our agreement. If you like automation and simplicity, while helping our environment by saving trees and going paperless as much as possible, our business owner packages above are the solution for you!
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Brien's Business Umbrella
Timothy Brien, MBA, AFSP
640 Ellicott Street, inside Innovation Center
Buffalo, NY 14203
Email: [email protected] 
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Tel: (716) 727-8844
Fax: (716) 201-1991

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