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Rising Sun Accounting

Rising Sun Accounting

Rising Sun Accounting provides accounting & bookkeeping services to Seattle nonprofits; whether it be providing a full range of weekly accounting, bookkeeping & payroll services, preparing a 990 form annually, or anything in-between, Rising Sun Accounting is here to help! With an attention to detail and accuracy, we are passionate about providing high-quality accounting services to nonprofits.

Seattle, WA 98125


Samuel Dahlin
Direct line: (206) 939-5442


Financial Management

  • Accounting & financial controls
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • Taxes

About Rising Sun Accounting

Rising Sun Accounting exclusively serves nonprofits with a variety of accounting & bookkeeping services. These services include:

BOOKKEEPING - We provide in-person bookkeeping services which include:
• Recording income as it is received, as well as tracking pledges and invoices to customers.
• Recording expenses (either on cash or accrual basis); and allocating expenses between programs, fundraising, and administration.
• Reconciling bank accounts, investment accounts, and credit card statements.

PAYROLL - We provide a low-cost, full-service payroll solution with Intuit Online Payroll. This service includes direct deposit of paychecks, as well as electronic filing of quarterly and annual payroll taxes & forms.

FINANCIAL REPORTS - We prepare and analyze monthly or quarterly financial reports so that the management and board can keep a close eye on the financial health of your organization.

BUDGETING & PLANNING - We work closely with management to prepare annual budgets, and put plans in place to maintain financial health and stability.

GRANT REPORTING - We can track restricted income and expenses and provide specific financial reports for grant applications and reporting.

CITY, STATE & FEDERAL TAX FILINGS - We can file the City of Seattle annual tax form, Washington State B&O tax form, WA Secretary of State Annual Report and Charity Renewal, as well as annual IRS payroll forms 1099 and W2.

AUDIT PREPARATION - We can prepare your organization for an audit, whether it's your first audit, or a regular annual audit. We work with auditors to provide the required documentation & schedules, and be the point-person for the auditors throughout the process.

990 PREPARATION & FILING - We can prepare and electronically file IRS Form 990 to accurately show your income and expenses to the IRS and outside groups.

Background Info.

Subsector Experience

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth, and families
  • Environment
  • Faith-based
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Nonprofit sector issues
  • Philanthropy
  • Senior services
  • Small grassroots organizations
  • Social services - general
  • Sports and recreation

Cultural Experience

  • African American

Language Skills

  • Spanish

Fee Structure

  • Hourly rate

Professional Affiliations / Licenses

  • Bookkeeping Certificate, North Seattle College
  • Non-Profit Management Certificate, North Seattle College

County Availability

  • King

County Experience

  • King