Find A CPA

Find A CPA

Find a CPA

Find a CPA is a public service offered by the New Hampshire Society of CPAs to assist individuals and businesses find a CPA. This is a convenient and confidential service. NHSCPA Members, want to join the directory? Sign Up Today!

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Kline, Frederick J. CPA
Nashua
Kline & Company, CPA, PC [email protected] Accounting Systems (Integration & Automation), Budgeting & Forecasting, Business & Strategic Planning, Closely Held Business, Consulting, Corporate Tax , DCAA Compliance Consulting, DCAA/DCMA Audit Support, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Specialist, Federal Government Contract Consulting, Fiduciary/Trust Tax , Forecast and Projections, IRS Representation, Management Advisory Services, Multi-State Tax Issues, QuickBooks, Sub Chapter S Corporations, Tax Planning, Truth in Negotiation Act (TINA) Training Aerospace (Military Aviation/NASA) Industry, DoD (Department of Defense) Industry, Government/Federal, High Tech
Rust, Lynn C. CPA
Swanzey
Lynn C. Rust, CPA, PC [email protected] Accounting and Auditing, Accounting Systems (Integration & Automation), Bookkeeping, Budgeting & Forecasting, Business Startups, Business & Strategic Planning, Business Succession, Closely Held Business, Consulting, Corporate Tax , Forecast and Projections, Individual Tax , Limited Liability Companies, Management Advisory Services, Profit Enhancement, QuickBooks, Retirement Planning Artists/Musicians, Arts/Entertainment, Condos, Construction, Daycare, Freight, Golf Courses, Law Firms, Medical Professionals, Not for Profit, Physicians & Dentists, Restaurants, Retail, Schools, Wholesale
Vachon, Robert L. CPA
Manchester
Vachon, Clukay & Co., PC [email protected] Accounting and Auditing, Business Startups, Business Succession, Closely Held Business, Computer Auditing, Computer Software Development and Sales, Corporate Tax , Fiduciary/Trust Tax , Financial & Estate Planning, Forensic Accounting, Government Accounting & Auditing, Individual Tax , Limited Liability Companies, Multi-State Tax Issues, Reviews & Compilations, Small Business Plan/Issues, Sub Chapter S Corporations, Tax Planning Alternative Energy Facilities, Common Interest Realty Associations, Condos, Construction, Government/Federal, Government/State and Local, Law Firms, Manufacturing, Not for Profit, Nursing Homes, Real Estate, Retail, Schools, Utilities, Wholesale
Karcher, Jerry D. CPA
Portsmouth
Sanders & Karcher, CPAs [email protected] Accounting and Auditing, Bookkeeping, Budgeting & Forecasting, Business Startups, Business Valuations, Employee Benefit Plans, Estate Trust & Gift Tax, Fiduciary/Trust Tax , Forecast and Projections, Individual Tax , Limited Liability Companies Advertising, Clergy, Condos, Construction, Country Clubs, Health Maintenance Organizations, Medical Professionals, Not for Profit, Nursing Homes, Physicians & Dentists, Real Estate, Restaurants, Transportation, Wholesale
Cobb, Douglas A. CPA
Lee
Cobb Financial, LLC [email protected] Financial & Estate Planning, Individual Tax , Investment Advisory Services, Personal Financial Planning, Retirement Planning Financial Institutions/Banks
Strasburg, Sari A. CPA
Bedford
Strasburg Law P.L.L.C [email protected] Business Startups, Business & Strategic Planning, Business Succession, Closely Held Business, Corporate Tax , International Business, International Tax , Limited Liability Companies, Mergers Acquisitions Liquidations, Multi-State Operations, Tax Planning Advertising, High Tech, Manufacturing, Medical Professionals, Retail, Textile and Apparel
Wilson, Wayne L. CPA
Sunapee
Wayne Wilson & Company [email protected] Business & Strategic Planning, Consulting, Management Advisory Services, Mergers Acquisitions Liquidations, Purchase and Sale of a Business High Tech, Wholesale
Riel, Herve A. CPA
Manchester
Herve A. Riel, CPA [email protected] Closely Held Business, Corporate Tax , Individual Tax , Payroll Services, Purchase and Sale of a Business Condos, Restaurants, Retail
Burke, Steven M. CPA
Manchester
McLane Middleton, PA [email protected] Business Startups, Business & Strategic Planning, Business Succession, Closely Held Business, Corporate Tax , Estate Planning/Wills, Estate Trust & Gift Tax, Fiduciary/Trust Tax , IRS Representation, Limited Liability Companies Automobile Dealerships, Colleges and Universities, Construction, High Tech, Hospitals, Medical Professionals, Not for Profit, Physicians & Dentists, Real Estate, Schools
Rosand, Rhonda G. CPA
North Conway
Rhonda Rosand, CPA [email protected] Accounting Systems (Integration & Automation), Budgeting & Forecasting, Business & Strategic Planning, Business Startups, Consulting, Cost Accounting, Forecast and Projections, Management Advisory Services, Operational Analysis, Small Business Plan/Issues Construction, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Retail
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Why hire a CPA?

THE CPA CREDENTIAL: NOT ALL ACCOUNTANTS ARE CPAS

While most people use the terms accountant and CPA interchangeably, there are several big differences. The CPA credential carries enormous weight in business and financial circles.

CPAs are considered some of business’ most trusted advisers, according to a recent survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs. Specifically, small business owners rely on their CPA for business counsel ranking just slightly behind one’s spouse or family member. CPAs are tested, continually educated and regulated by the federal government. Achieving CPA status takes intelligence, ethics, integrity and lifelong commitment.


TESTED

Candidates must complete some of the toughest business courses at their college or university and pass the Uniform CPA Exam. This test of business, auditing and general accounting skills was developed to ensure the competence of CPAs entering the field, much as the bar exam evaluates lawyers and the medical boards test doctors. The exam is continually revised to meet the changing demands of the profession.


REGULATED

The New Hampshire Board of Accountancy grants certificates and licenses to practice public accountancy to qualified individuals who comply with the requirements of the statute. The Board monitors licensees’ practice of public accountancy to insure that the services provided to the public are in accordance with the ethical standards of New Hampshire Laws and Board regulations. The Board also insures that licensees have complied with all continuing education requirements necessary to renew their licenses.


EDUCATED

Accounting graduates must complete 150 educational credits in order to qualify for a CPA certificate. CPAs are required to follow a strict code of ethics as well as perform within the highest standards of the profession. Every three years they must complete 120 hours of continuing professional education to keep up with the new rules and regulations in the financial and accounting world.

Working with a CPA

  1. Before you contact a CPA, be prepared with goals and objectives of what you want the CPA to do for you. Have a list of questions and a clear idea of what you want to accomplish.
  2. Before you meet with a CPA, gather all the documents and information you may need – past tax returns, financial statements, investment documents, business plans – and take this information with you to the first meeting.
  3. Keep your CPA up to date on what’s happening in your life. Are you getting married or divorced, having children, planning for your child’s college education, expanding a business, or giving a business to an heir? You’d be surprised what life situations and events you experience with which your CPA can help you.

What can a CPA do besides taxes and audits

For Businesses

  • Set up accounting systems
  • Help secure financing
  • Accumulate, analyze, and report on financial and operational information for management decision-making
  • Perform special studies of finance, inventory, cost accounting, credit, and collection
  • Serve as expert witnesses in litigation
  • Assess benefit and compensation plans
  • Determine the value of businesses and estates for insurance or tax purposes

For Individuals

  • Represent you before taxing authorities
  • Develop a personal financial plan
  • Create a family budget
  • Advise you on divorce settlements
  • Project future college expenses and develop savings plans
  • Set up a retirement plan to secure your financial future
  • Assess insurance needs

NHSCPA Find A CPA Service Disclaimer

The NHSCPA has not verified or validated the information each firm/business has listed. The accuracy of the information listed is solely the responsibility of the party, not of the NHSCPA. Listing in this Business Directory does not constitute or imply an endorsement of the services or of the firms/businesses. Neither the NHSCPA, nor any of its members makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information contained in this service.