ABOUT US

About Our Company

“Measure it, manage it.”All business owners understand these simple words, and the most successful business enterprises live by them. But where do you begin? Kauffman | Kim, LLP can help. We are a virtual CPA and accounting firm based in Columbia, Maryland. We serve clients in Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., and elsewhere in the United States and abroad. We offer a range of services that won’t break the bank, including:

  • Accounting: Our outsourced accounting service provides customized and cost-effective accounting solutions to businesses across numerous industries at a fixed-fee basis.
  • Tax Preparation/Planning: The expert team at Kauffman | Kim, LLP makes the preparation process as easy as possible and minimizes your tax liability with careful planning.
  • Compliance and Management Advisory Services: With both accountants and attorneys on the team, Kauffman | Kim, LLP will resolve your tax problems so you can finally have peace of mind.

George Santayana observed that those who ignore the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them. To make smart decisions about where your business is going, you have to understand where you’ve been. If you’re too busy to collect and compile the financial data needed to write your business’s history, you’re doomed to fail. Kauffman | Kim, LLP can help. We know how to collect the relevant financial data, compile it into an organized set of financial statements, and help you reap healthy profits and avoid costly mistakes.


Ready to get started? Contact us at info@kauffmankimcpa.com today!

John Kim

Certified Public Accountant


Areas of Expertise:
• On-going accounting services/Outsourced CFO services
• Tax planning/preparation for businesses, individuals and non-profits
• Compilation of financial statements

John Kim is a Certified Public Accountant and he graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with degree in Accounting and Finance. His business clientele ranges from small sole proprietors to multistate corporations.

John has served clients in over 20 different states and 6 different countries. He is certified in Quickbooks Online and is rated as one of Upwork’s top 27 CPAs in the United States.

Stephen Kauffman

Attorney/Certified Public Accountant

 

Areas of Expertise:
• Tax disputes
• Tax code and regulations
• Business transactions

Stephen Kauffman is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Maryland. He received his B.A. in Accounting from Loyola University in 1977and went on to graduate from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1983. In addition to his legal background, Stephen worked as an Internal Revenue Service agent before graduating from law school.

With over 30 years of experience representing clients involved in tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, state, and local taxing authorities, Stephen brings decades of knowledge and expertise to our firm. He also has experience in business transactions.

Stephen Kauffman

Attorney/Certified Public Accountant

 

Areas of Expertise:
• Tax disputes
• Tax code and regulations
• Business transactions

Stephen Kauffman is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Maryland. He received his B.A. in Accounting from Loyola University in 1977and went on to graduate from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1983. In addition to his legal background, Stephen worked as an Internal Revenue Service agent before graduating from law school.

With over 30 years of experience representing clients involved in tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, state, and local taxing authorities, Stephen brings decades of knowledge and expertise to our firm. He also has experience in business transactions.

Terry Goddard

Attorney


Areas of Expertise:
• Offer in compromise
• Bankruptcy
• Business litigations

Terry earned his B.A. in political science from The George Washington University, earned his Juris Doctor from American University’s Washington College of Law, and earned his Masters in Business Administration from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business. He has extensive experience assisting clients with tax and bankruptcy issues.

Shirley Huang

Office Manager

 

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