Are you looking for professional, personalized financial assistance from an experienced accountant who cares?

The office of Sandlin & Associates, a premier accounting firm in Kailua, provides outstanding tax preparation and accounting services to small businesses and individuals statewide at a competitive rate in a serene environment.   Diane Sandlin has been a licensed CPA for almost 20 years, beginning her career while living in Okinawa Japan.  In addition to her CPA license, she also has an MBA from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  Diane’s passion is working with small business owners, consulting on the initial setup of the company, record-keeping, and tax planning.  A strong business relationship between the owner of the company and their CPA is critical as the company grows and matures, hires employees, and rents space.

In addition to the above services, we are also QuickBooks certified and can train you on the latest version. Having accurate information at your fingertips, gives you the tools to properly manage your company.   If you would prefer, we are prepared to compile your monthly information and provide you with a periodic Profit & Loss Statement.  We can assist with monthly and quarterly tax filings so you can do what you do best, whether that be plumbing, teaching Pilates, managing property or farming.

Expert personal and business tax planning

Understanding when and why to evolve from a sole proprietor to an LLC to an S Corporation is imperative to maximize tax savings and liability protection.  Quarterly meetings with our business clients keeps them informed of their current financial position and which tax filings are due.   Providing and keeping proper documentation is the foundation of a solid, audit-proof financial statement and tax return, while minimizing penalties and interest.

Our firm specializes in personal and business tax planning, multi-state returns, amended and prior year returns , and non-profit returns.   We use state of the art equipment, software and technology.   Tax time is stressful for even the most prepared filers and we take that very seriously.  Our goal is for your experience to be professional, efficient and pleasant.

Serving clients worldwide, conveniently located in Kailua, Hawaii

Our firm has been located in Kailua for over 12 years, providing services to local businesses and individuals.   We also provide services to our active duty and retired military members serving worldwide and have several clients both on the mainland and internationally.  With today’s technology, it is easy to stay in touch and provide the quality service our clients have come to expect.

Giving back to the community is part of our corporate culture.  We have worked with several non-profits on the island, assisting with the 501(c)3 application, record-keeping and tax filings.   It would be our pleasure to meet with your non-profit organization and see how we can be of assistance.