At Chawla & Associates, Inc., we believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive from us comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen.
We provide a variety of services including:
Income Tax Preparation for all types of businesses, and individuals
IRS and State Audit Representation
QuickBooks and Peachtree software setup, support and training
Business startup services, including choice of entity, structure, and capital formation
Monthly bookkeeping and accounting
Financial statements – making sure your financial records are timely and accurate
Assistance with the IRS issues including installment agreements and offers in compromise
FBAR (Foreign Bank Account Reporting) and amnesty OVDI (Overseas Volunteer Disclosure Initiative) procedure representation
Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.
Roger S. Chawla, owner of Chawla & Associates, Inc., has over twenty years experience in accounting, tax, and auditing services as an auditor, tax accountant and consultant. His client experience is focused on professional services firms including information technology, high tech, medical and health care service providers including dentists, and real estate clients. He has conducted financial audits in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and regulatory criteria for specific industries. He has processed financial statements, tax returns, tax planning and acted as CFO at times for clients and he has performed operational audits and internal control reviews to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of available resources in a variety of business environments.
As owner of Chawla and Associates, Inc., Roger Chawla, as all small business owners, has the ultimate responsibility of overseeing all aspects of the business including developing and managing all facets of an accounting firm with small to medium sized businesses, corporations, partnerships, and individuals; performing accounting and tax services for small to medium businesses, partnerships, and individual clients.
Roger Chawla has to market and develop all initial contracts with Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officers of new and existing clients and plan and perform detailed accounting and control procedures for cash receipts, cash disbursements, accounts receivable, accounts payable and other consulting matters.
Roger Chawla’s health care experience includes generating industry specific financial statements for a home health care agency, coordination with external health care consultants in generating cost reports, improving internal controls at the home health care agency and assisting in the valuation of the business.
As a home owner in the area, Roger Chawla, just as all home owners, is concerned with the local property values and the specific changing tax laws that go along with our changing world and economy such as mortgage debt forgiveness relief; bonus depreciation; and the extension of tax cuts and rates. He plans for your success by relieving client stress that comes with ever changing tax laws and offering financial coaching and budgeting; tax preparation, planning and strategy; ability to maximize education credits; Roth conversion guidelines; and exclusion for unemployment compensation.
Through the years Roger Chawla has assembled an extensive network of trusted advisors to which he can refer clients; experts in such areas as wills, trusts, estate tax planning, wealth management issues, insurance products, loans, mortgages, and legal advice in OVDI amnesty.
Professionally, Roger Chawla is a member of the Illinois CPA society, California Society of Enrolled Agents and the Independent Accountant’s Association of Illinois. He has conducted joint seminars with the IRS; Legal Practices; banks; and employers on a variety of complex accounting issues including small business start-ups, Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (OVDI), payroll taxes, and new tax laws.
Roger Chawla is also very involved in the community and likes to pay it forward. He is an active member of several local not-for-profit organizations including, but not limited to:
The Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce (promoting Black owned businesses);
Unity Partnership (improving relationships between the police and the community);
The Obama Legacy Initiative (promoting the Obama Legacy through sustainable foods and healthy eating);
Naperville Neighbors United,
Pure Alchemy (helping communities build positive social change to help tomorrow’s leaders emerge);
The Naperville Heritage Society (showcasing Naperville’s diverse history);
Dheean Pukardian (helping to educate young girls in rural India);
Golf for Life (helping to teach golf to under privileged youth as a way to grow networks, social skills, confidence, and more);
Sikh Seva Foundation (advancing the pillars of the Sikhs through community service, equality, and justice)
and more. By providing professional services to most of these organizations and serving as Treasurer to some, Roger allows these organizations to focus on their specific purpose, knowing that their compliance needs are being fulfilled under Roger’s watch. As can be seen from the organizations that Roger aligns himself with, he has a strong commitment to diversity, breaking barriers, and helping underserved communities. Even Roger’s hobbies center around his faith, family, and community; in his spare time Roger enjoys being with his family, golf, cars, gardening, and participating in inter-faith and community outreach activities.
Chawla & Associates, Inc. is conveniently located just northeast of the intersection of Rt. 59 and 95th street in Naperville behind Citibank at 2752 Forgue Drive, Suite 100-B, Naperville, IL 60564. You may contact Chawla & Associates, Inc. via email at Roger@Chawlacpa.com; phone 630-922-8600; or fax 630-922-8666. Our web address is: www.chawlacpa.com.