Balance Consulting

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Industry Professional services
Founded 1989
Headquarters Ann Arbor, Michigan
Key people

Janet Fry, President;

Denise Johnson, General Counsel & Tax Compliance Manager
Number of employees
Website [2]
Location of Balance Consulting offices

Balance Consulting LLC is a company that provides training and advisory services[1] for tax information reporting (IRS Forms 1098, 1099, W-2G, and others), accounts payable,[2] and sales and use tax to businesses.[3][4] On November 6, 2009 Balance Consulting was formally purchased by 1099 Pro, Inc.

IRS Committees and Industry Partner[edit]

Balance Consulting employees have served on the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC)[5] and the IRS Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC),[6] a public forum for electronic tax administration issues and the electronic interactions between tax professionals and the IRS.

The IRS also includes Balance on its list of approved industry partners[7] for information return filing.


Clients include many of the Fortune 500 companies[8] including:

Software Subsidiary[edit]

Balance Consulting has a wholly owned subsidiary, Manchester Incorporated,[9] established in 1995, which develops 1099 reporting software for processing tax information returns and provides outsourcing services for Forms 1099 and 1042-S.[10]


  1. ^ "Year-end planning: IRS set to expand audits of payments to nonresident aliens." Managing Accounts Payable 05-10 (Oct 2005): 2. General OneFile. Gale. Ann Arbor District Library (AADL). 5 Mar. 2008 [1]
  2. ^ "What G/L pros need to know to get 1099s completed for 2002." Managing the General Ledger, Dec 2002 p5.
  3. ^ "Are you up on the new-for 2006 rules for year-end?(FORM 1099)(Conference news)." Managing Accounts Payable 06-12 (Dec 2006): 1. General ONEFILE. Gale. Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) 5 Mar. 2008
  4. ^ Schaeffer, Mary S. Accounts Payable: A Guide to Running an Efficient Department, pages 246-247. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004.
  5. ^ Information Reporting Program Advisory Public Meeting
  6. ^ IRS Selects New Members and a Chairman for ETAAC
  7. ^,,id=100422,00.html
  8. ^ In 2006, clients included 78% of all Fortune 100 companies and 70% of all Fortune 500 companies.
  9. ^ Manchester website (
  10. ^ National Underwriter Life & Health

Company announced that it has closed effective April 22, 2009.

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