ClarkHirth is a boutique firm located in Greater Hartford, Connecticut. Providing accounting, tax, and consulting services, the firm is one of the largest accounting practices in the restaurant and hospitality services in New England. Besides hospitality, the firm also services construction and real estate industries and nonprofit organizations.
Our mission is to serve our clients and our communities. We cannot be something for everyone. However, we strive to be everything to someone.
304 Main Street
Farmington, CT 06032
William Clark, CPA, MSPA
Bill graduated summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut in 1992. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Hartford. He has a great variety of knowledge of multiple industries, but focuses in the following areas:
Hospitality is a niche Bill has been focusing on for over 20 years. He works with full service restaurants, breweries, bars, fast casual places, social clubs, and event spaces. He works with mom and pop shops, multiple locations, and multiple states. Taxation. Bookkeeping. Regulations. Tip reporting. He can help.
Construction is a niche Bill has been focusing on for over 20 years. He works with general contractors, subs, commercial builders, and home builders.
Bill started his career as an internal grants auditor. He has lectured and written materials on various topics related to nonprofit accounting and auditing.
Jason Hirth, CPA
Jason graduated from Central Connecticut State University and later earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Hartford. He has a great variety of knowledge of multiple industries, but focuses in the following areas:
Hospitality has become a niche Jason has been focusing on for over 10 years. He works with full service restaurants, breweries, bars, fast casual places, social clubs, and event spaces. In addition, he works with mom and pop shops, multiple locations, and multiple states. Taxation, financial statements, regulations and bookkeeping, he can help.
Construction is an area Jason has focused on for over 10 years. He works with general contractors, subs, commercial builders, and home builders.
Jason has worked with a variety of nonprofit organizations for over 10 years.
Menu of Services
FICA TIP CREDIT
The biggest loophole for restaurant owners. Make sure to get your credits!
work opportunity tax credit
You may qualify for a credit in the employees you hire
Make sure your brewers or distillers have the proper documentation
INcome tax returns
Excise tax returns
Accounting and Assurance
Whether you need financial statements for your management, investors, or the bank, we can help.
Compiled, reviewed, or audited.
"The team at CH & Associates has handled both our business and personal tax returns providing a tremendous peace of mind thanks to their years of experience. As entrepreneurs we appreciate their professional yet personal service, always prompt communication, and accessibility; very important to us with the time sensitive nature of tax filing and financial reporting."
"As an operator with over 40 restaurants in 6 states, we need an accounting form who can keep up with our fast pace. ClarkHirth is just that firm. They know the industry and exactly what needs to be done so we can make quick decisions."
"The saying goes brewing is 90% cleaning and 10% paperwork. Many days it feels the other way around - I think we pay 6 different types of tax. Bill and Jason are extremely knowledgable about the code and more importantly understand our business and our culture. They are proactive and responsive, 2 characteristics we value highly in our partners."
Bill Clark has been our group's CPA since the inception of our first restaurant. Over time, he and his firm have helped us grow to become an award winning restaurant group. As specialists in the hospitality industry, they know their stuff! They have helped us with all facets of our business, including: Mergers and acquisitions, Valuation, Tip reporting, Tax compliance and planning, and Dissolution.
Without hesitation, I highly recommend ClarkHirth.