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Raving Fans - Tax and Consulting

One of the largest complaints we hear from new clients is they were not being serviced by their prior CPA. The relationship after year one was one of little contact, other than an annual drop off and pickup tax preparation. No explanations / suggestions are provided for the business operations, how the accounting system could be better maintained by the business owner, or any suggestions on how to reduce income tax liability in the future.

Our philosophy at McCay, Kiddy & Associates, LLC is to be proactive and responsive to our small business clients and their owners. We understand that you are a technician in your professional field and quite often need more guidance than a once a year tax return. Yes, we are experts at preparing business and individual tax returns, but we are also interested in the services that can provide greater profitability and overall operational stability to your business in the long-term.

Below are what a few of our clients have to say about our proactive and responsive approach to your needs.

“I told Susan that if anything ever happens to me, the first phone call to make is to Justin Kiddy, he has a handled our financial situation and I know he will see that everything financial and non-financial will be taken care of and done so thoroughly.”

-- John Schnorr, MD


“We have grown confident of Jackie and McCay Kiddy. The changes to Herron Associate’s structure from LLC to S-Corp have paid huge dividends in tax savings and we are so thankful. We sincerely appreciate their communication skills, both verbal and written enable us to be timely and accurate.”

-Nancy Herron, Herron Associates


“You have told us more about our tax picture in the last thirty minutes than our previous firm did in twenty-five years.”

-- Soc Durant, Business Owner, The McLaw Company, Inc.


“You have certainly earned your keep after only one year as our tax advisors. You discovered errors made by our previous CPA of twenty years and more importantly took the time to follow up on them. That’s $12,000 we never knew we had prior to switching to MK”

--Stephen Reichlyn, Business Owner


“I have been a client of McCay, Kiddy & Associates for the past 5 years, and rely on them to manage my business QuickBooks (data entry, reconciliations, etc) as well as prepare my business and personal tax returns and quarterly requirement submissions. They have always done a wonderful job. I have total trust in them to help keep my business in line! I am so thankful that I have such a caring, patient and honest company to rely on!

-Joyce Means, Decorating Den Interiors, Owner


“That’s why I like using you for our advisory needs, you not only have practical guidance and a direction for us to take, but it is presented in a way that I actually understand”

--Kirk. Stone, Professor at College of Charleston




Raving Fans Charter School and Outsourced Accounting Services Specific

“As a small charter school administrator, it has been extremely helpful to have multiple tasks taken off my plate by Melissa and her staff at McCay Kiddy. We are very happy with the service we receive from the supportive and friendly staff at McCay Kiddy.”

--Melinda Tavernier, Executive Director, Coastal Leadership Academy


“In our first year of operation as a charter school, we have been faced with many very difficult financial situations. I am confident we would not have surpassed those challenges if it were not for the budgeting, cash flow analysis and communication skills of the staff at McCay Kiddy. It is with McCay Kiddy’s technical skill set and professionalism towards communication and teaching that allowed us to overcome these challenges. We (school and community) are fortunate to have partnered with McCay Kiddy as our fiscal management partner.”

--Kevin Rasberry, School Executive Director, Garden City Preparatory Academy


“McCay Kiddy has served as our School’s accounting firm over the past four years. Over that time, they have provided excellent accounting and client service, and have assisted us in major decision making processes such as obtaining an $8.45 million dollar bonding for our new building. They have valuable knowledge in the Charter school realm and expend a great deal of effort to keep abreast of the latest changes in law and reimbursement issues impacting Charter Schools. Our Board has complete confidence in their work product and ethics and would highly recommend them to any type of business.”

--Stacey Lindbergh, Charter School Board Member, Founder of Palmetto Scholars


“I have had the pleasure of working with Justin, Melissa and Colleen since the summer of 2011 as board chair of Greg Mathis Charter High School. Then Fall of 2015 through the present as charter committee chair for Bright Futures Academy Public Charter School and SLAM! Public Charter School. They have extensive expertise with charter schools and will continue to serve as our CPA firm in the future. The listen and help provide answers to many issues we had at GMCHS particularly developing a format that included cash flow projections that we could easily do “what if” scenarios right on the spot. We always felt we were “audit ready” at any given time.

-Jack Richardson, Board Chair, SLAM! Public Charter School