Payroll Services

Brown, Crane, & Associates, LTD. offers complete payroll service at very reasonable rates. We make it our top priority to offer you a high quality and completely personalized payroll service. Unlike the big payroll companies, we are conveniently located right in Norwalk. Whether you have been relying on a service bureau or doing payroll yourself, you will find our personalized payroll services highly flexible, comprehensive and cost-effective.

  • Full payroll preparation
  • Direct deposit and/or paper checks
  • Escrow payroll taxes
  • Prepare all government tax reporting and filing requirements
  • Union dues and union reports
  • Bureau of Workers compensation reporting and tracking
  • Personalized service-you will only work with one representative from Brown, Crane, & Associates, LTD.


Accounting Services

Brown, Crane, & Associates, LTD. will meet your accounting needs from basic bookkeeping to more complex financial needs and requirements. All at an affordable price and timely processing.

  • Full bookkeeping/ accounting
  • On-site pickup & delivery to your business
  • Sales tax return preparation
  • Financial Information
  • Accounts receivable and payable
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Invoice preparation
  • Job costing
  • Budgeting
  • Inventory tracking

We can do as little or as much as you need. Brown, Crane, & Associates, LTD. will meet your schedule, not ours. Weekends or evening appointments are available, to fit your business needs.


Income Tax Services

Brown, Crane, & Associates, LTD. offers personalized & confidential tax preparation for individual and business needs. We will work year round to help you make smart business decisions and reduce your tax burden.

  • Individual tax returns
  • Corporation returns
  • S-corporation returns
  • Partnership returns
  • Non-profit returns
  • Small business returns
  • Electronic filing (E-filing)
  • Year round tax services
  • Tax planning

Tom Crane is a licensed Enrolled Agent. Enrolled Agents are individuals licensed by the federal government to represent taxpayers before the IRS. Our firm is continually learning and keeping up with the current law changes and requirements.

If you’re looking for a firm that will focus on your individual needs, and always treat you like a client who matters, look no further. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.

We will thoroughly and conscientiously study your personal situation, and tailor our advice to your specific needs.

Accounting Software Selection & Implementation

There is no shortage of accounting software solutions for your business. Software as a service (SaaS), cloud computing, and other technological innovations are adding more dimensions to technology decisions. Choosing the right solution that will meet the needs of your business now and in the future while also providing a necessary level of security is crucial. We can analyze the nature of your business and financial transactions, current technology, future business plans and emerging needs to identify and implement a software solution that is flexible enough to grow and change with your business.

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Business Consulting

As a true business partner, we are available to help you deal with any business problem or opportunity. We stand ready to engage in business consulting projects to help you make the right decisions for the future of your business. Whether you face questions related to expanding, selling or restructuring your business, we have the necessary business acumen and analytical capabilities to help you make the right decisions.

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Business Entity Selection

The business entity—LLP, LLC, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, etc.— that you select for your business has enormous financial and tax implications. It is important that you make the right decision. We can explain each choice and its implications. As your business grows and changes, the type of business entity you choose may need to change also.

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Financial Analysis

When a business is able to undertake strong financial analysis, it opens up new opportunities to improve management, planning and decision making. Financial analysis provides the numbers to support, reject or contemplate a course of action. Prospective analysis can show how situations may evolve under various scenarios, providing a new dimension to decision making. We are ready to provide this type of financial analysis to support the continued prosperity of your business.

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IRS Representation

An IRS audit can be an intimidating and complex process. If you or your business face an IRS audit, we can bring to bear years of experience in dealing with tax matters and IRS audit procedures to ensure that you are properly represented when dealing with the IRS and other tax authorities.

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Notary Public

A notary public can help you to handle various business matters, including witnessing and authenticating document execution and signatures. We offer Notary Public services and are available when you need us.

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Retirement Planning

Retirement planning is critical in these uncertain times. Whether you are developing a retirement plan for yourself or choosing a retirement plan to offer to your employees, we can help you evaluate the available options. Our focus is on helping you to make the choice that is most appropriate for your own financial situation. If you are choosing a retirement plan for your business, we will base our recommendations on the unique characteristics of your business and your employee population, as well as the legal and compliance issues related to each type of plan.

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Sales Tax Services

State and local tax authorities are looking to maximize sales tax collections. We can help you understand and manage your sales tax obligations and prepare sales tax returns in an efficient and timely manner.

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Call today to schedule an appointment!