a boutique solution for advisors and broker-dealers

Count on BBD to be your single resource for your accounting, audit and tax needs.

Beyond audit and tax services for registered and unregistered investment companies, we are a boutique solution for the accounting, audit and tax needs of registered investment advisors and broker-dealers.



Accounting and auditing services include:

  • Audits of annual financial statements
  • Surprise custody examinations in accordance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940
  • Internal controls reviews

Tax services include:

  • Consultation on tax aspects of security transactions
  • Preparation of federal/state income tax returns
  • Assistance with or representation for IRS or state tax audits
  • Assistance with analyzing tax ramifications of complex securities transactions
  • Integrated corporate/partnership and individual tax planning
  • Personal estate planning

In addition to our traditional audit and tax services, our experts offer objective insight regarding:

  • Organization of start-ups
  • Selection of form of organization

We also offer GIPS verification services for investment advisors:

  • GIPS Firm-wide verification
    • Review of investment management firm’s processes and procedures for reporting performance results to ensure adherence to GIPS standards
  • Performance verification
    • More extensive examination focused on a specific composite track record; performed in conjunction with or after a firm-wide verification

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