Finding the best CPA can be a daunting task, especially in a big place like Maine. Not to worry though, we’ve got you covered because we have searched out the top accountants in Maine. We will also have helpful article to help plan finances, answer tax questions, and address those bookkeeping problems.
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A staff accountant, Autumn joined Austin Associates in 2013. She graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a degree in accounting in 2009 and is currently earning her Master’s Degree. Autumn has been in public accounting since 2009 and specializes in corporate tax returns for small business owners. She also has experience with individual and nonprofit returns and is an experienced member of their audit team.
Rene Landry graduated from Husson College with a B.S. in Accounting. He specializes in the professional service, retail and agricultural industries, with an additional emphasis in information systems Mr. Landry is a member of the Maine State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
As principal in charge of ARB’s tax group, Dan focuses primarily on tax compliance and planning for high net-worth individuals, corporations, partnerships, LLCs, estates, trusts, and private foundations. He has structured business acquisitions and sales from a tax perspective. Dan also provides tax-purpose related business valuation services. He is a member of the Maine Estate Planning Council and previously served on its Board of Directors. Dan is also a member of the American Institute of the Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. He has served as a member of the State and Local Tax Group of one of the world’s leading networks of accounting and business advisory firms. He is also a member of the Maine Tax Workshops Advisory Committee.
Kirsten J. Gagnon, CPA graduated from the University of Maine with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. Over the years, Kirsten has served as a Treasurer and board member for various organizations. Kirsten also served on the United Way of Eastern Maine finance committee and was involved with the Bangor Chamber of Commerce and the National and American Folk Festivals. Kirsten is a current member of the Maine Society of CPAs.
Jon graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1998, and from Bentley University with a Masters in Taxation in 2012. Jon entered public accounting in 1999 working for a regional firm in South Portland and became licensed as a CPA in 2001. He focuses on taxation, tax planning, small business accounting, small business planning, and nonprofits, including organizations with cost reports to DHHS. He mostly works on nonprofits, taxation for companies and individuals, tax planning, and buy-sell consulting.
Craig joined Brantner, Thibodeau & Associates right after receiving his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine in 1994. Craig focuses his area of expertise in municipal and non-profit auditing, individual and business taxation, and QuickBooks consulting. He has supervised audit engagements of organizations requiring 400 hours or more, and currently serves as the engagement partner of various municipal and non-profit audits. Craig is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). He is the coordinator of the firm’s membership in the AICPA’s Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC).
Daniel H. Pelletier, CPA is a graduate of Husson College and Northern Maine Community College. He is a member of various CPA societies including the Maine Society and American Society. Daniel H. Pelletier has an extensive expertise in CPA services to the Construction Industry in Maine, working with many of Maine’s various operators and owners, as general or specialty contractors, assisting them to build, manage and develop projects throughout Maine.
Deborah A. Callahan is a CPA and graduated magna cum laude from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Deb has over 17 years in the accounting industry. She manages and conducts audits, reviews and compilations for PCA clients who need published financial statements. Deb also provides accounting and consulting services to various businesses including construction contractors, hospitality establishments, and medical services.
Allison has been involved in the accounting profession for more than thirty years. She has a great deal of experience providing accounting, auditing and tax services for closely-held businesses. Her years of experience allow her to provide clients with tax strategies that are tried and tested. Currently as Director for Chasse & Company, she is responsible for overseeing the successful completion of accounting, auditing and tax engagements for the firm.
Christopher S. Madden began his career in 1994, during his final year at the University of Maine, from where he received his Bachelor’s degree. Chris’ areas of expertise are concentrated in business and individual taxation, review and compilations of financial statements and QuickBooks consulting. Many of his clients are focused in the logging, trucking, rental real estate, retail and franchise restaurant industries. Chris is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA).