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Doing Business in Birmingham 

Birmingham Accounting Services

Birmingham is the 3rd largest city in Alabama, with a population of over 192,000 people, and serves as the seat for Jefferson County.  Often referred to as the Magic City, the name reflects the quick rise in population during the manufacturing boom. There are 16,810 businesses in Jefferson County employing over 317,000 residents. The city is home to the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum, McWane Science Center, Vulcan Park and Museum, and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Alabama Business Incentives

The state offers a variety of incentives to attract new companies, retain existing ones, and capture the attention of growing corporations. These incentives are available to Birmingham companies, making targeted machinery investments, creating new jobs, and more. A summary of the available tax credits and deductions includes the Investment Credit (Alabama Jobs Act), Growing Alabama Credit, Apprenticeship Credit, Port Credit, and the Coal Credit.

Birmingham Business Organizations

There are also several organizations, chambers, and associations focused on the development of commerce in the area. These groups serve the diverse needs of businesses in different industries facing unique challenges. This includes the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, the City of Birmingham Small Business Council, the Birmingham Business Alliance, the Entrepreneur’s Organization, the Alabama Venture Club, and the Birmingham Small Business Development Center.

Map of Birmingham (AL)


Birmingham (AL) Accounting Services

When a Birmingham organization experiences a compliance challenge or financial reporting need, they turn to Calvetti Ferguson to help. Whether a start-up or established business, our firm can help with routine compliance issues to more complicated “once in a lifetime” events. The combination of practical experience combined with technical expertise allows team members to bring a fresh perspective to conventional challenges.

Interesting Facts About Birmingham

  • The city received the “President’s Award” in 2015, as voted on by the PGA Tour Champions for the Shaw Charity Classic.
  • The modern police whistle was invented in the city in 1884 by inventor Joseph Hudson. The whistle was quickly adopted by many law enforcement agencies and is still in use today.
  • Birmingham is home to the oldest ballpark in the nation, Rickwood Field, which has hosted several legends over the years.
Birmingham CPA Services

Below is a summary of the accounting, tax, consulting, and technology risk services offered to Birmingham businesses, including:

Contact our Birmingham CPAs

Calvetti Ferguson provides tax, accounting, and consulting services to businesses, organizations, and high net worth individuals located in Birmingham and across Alabama. If you have questions or need information on how we can help, complete the form below, and a team member will follow up shortly.