If you’ve built significant wealth, growing, protecting, and using it in line with your values and vision becomes paramount. Your assets not only provide the freedom to live the way you want to, but can also influence the current and future well-being of your family, businesses, as well as valued charitable and philanthropic organizations. Using a hands-on, partner-led approach, CohnReznick helps private businesses, high-net-worth individuals, and family offices preserve their wealth, more effectively manage their estates and, when the time comes, ensure their legacy is realized.
CohnReznick provides comprehensive services for personal wealth and family businesses.
FAR-REACHING BUSINESS EXPERTISE
Understanding the nuances of the varying business and professions that generate wealth for our clients puts us in tune with their individual needs and requirements. Our diverse private clients include legal and medical practice professionals, family offices, and many highly successful individuals in finance, fashion, sports, popular culture, and arts and entertainment.
A ONE-STOP SHOP FOR PERSONAL AND BUSINESS WEALTH
Managing personal wealth is often inextricably tied to managing the businesses or other enterprise that generated it. We provide hands-on service not only for the personal finances of business owners, entrepreneurs, and key partners, but integrated, comprehensive accounting, tax, and advisory services for their businesses as well.
Specialized services for private clients
The power of CohnReznick’s integrated, comprehensive accounting, tax, and advisory capabilities serve a wide range of ultra-high-net worth clients. In addition, we offer specialized services for private clients and their businesses:
TAX PLANNING, PREPARATION, AND COMPLIANCE
CohnReznick provides specialized tax planning and compliance services to help you keep pace with changing tax regulations and minimize your tax burdens. Our private client tax services encompass income and business tax planning and preparation, payroll taxes, property and other state and local taxes, tax deferral programs, and advising on tax credits and other incentives. We help private businesses, individuals, and family offices assess their tax situations on an annual basis while implementing asset protection strategies, wealth transfer programs, and inheritance planning procedures.
TRUSTS AND ESTATES
It is important to design and administer individualized plans to minimize the impact of gift, estate, and generation skipping taxes. Incorporating sophisticated strategies such as Family Limited Partnerships (FLPs), Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs), and other trust vehicles, our team of professionals apply the utmost discretion to every situation. We work to protect your assets, ensure business succession, and help you legally bind your wealth preservation and transfer instructions.
BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
We provide family offices and business owners with business planning, compliance, and assurance services to satisfy stakeholder requirements and improve the day-to-day management of your family affairs. These services can be expanded to manage your risk exposure and assets through real estate management and brokerage services, forensic accounting, internal audit, cybersecurity, and other advisory services. We also assist direct investing family offices with strategic services including portfolio company performance and EBITDA improvement, transactional analysis, and business valuations.
Identifying and readying the next generation of leaders for a private company or family office is critical to business continuity and long-term growth. Whether succession comes from within your family or through your current management structure, we analyze your business and generational needs, implement transitional management programs, and negotiate and prepare business ownership agreements with your successors.
FINANCIAL PLANNING AND WEALTH PRESERVATION
The success of your business enables your family members to accumulate significant wealth and assets. CohnReznick helps individuals and families make optimal financial planning decisions and, through our investment management affiliates, provide asset allocation and monitoring, manage investments and liquidity, and optimize the tax and other benefits of charitable giving. These services can ensure the financial security of future generations and establish a legacy of philanthropic giving.
The skyrocketing costs associated with liability, health, life, and other insurance impacts the welfare of private businesses, business owners, and their families. Through CohnReznick UIC Consultants LLC, a joint venture between CohnReznick and UIC Inc., we identify improvements to the structure, exposure, and cost of your insurance and risk management programs to help you reduce premiums, optimize coverage, and pay for only what you need.