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Accounting, software & financial management
services designed to help make your job easier.


Solutions Designed to Help Your Business Run More Efficiently

Accountant in Schaumburg


Whether you require monthly, quarterly or annual accounting support we will work with you to ensure your financial needs are being addressed and your goals are being achieved.



Reduce your overhead by outsourcing your bookkeeping needs. We will handle this critical but time-consuming function on-site or off-site.

Payroll Solutions


We eliminate the need for a full-time payroll specialist by taking care of all the time-consuming administrative tasks, including check processing, direct deposit, W-2 processing, and payroll tax filing.



We are QuickBooks ProAdvisors meaning we can help you not only setup QuickBooks, but train you and provide ongoing assistance as needed.

Kind Words From Our Clients

“We were in desperate need of professional accounting and accounting software assistance. Susan Mairo, CPA was easy to speak with, informative and patient. Every time or anytime we needed help, or had a question(s) her firm has been there for us, which is impressive and very satisfying. Their recommendations to our company have had an immediate impact on operations and our taxes and finances.” Bob Carlson

President, Pearl Design Group, LLC

Recent Blog Posts

Deducting Business Education Expenses

The rules for business education deductions are as follows: You must already work in the business the education relates.¹ You must have already met the minimum educational requirements for the work.² If your education meets the above requirements, the rules let you deduct almost all of your related expenses, including³ Tuition, books, supplies, lab fees, and similar items Certain transportation and travel costs; and Other educational expenses, such as the cost of research for papers. If you are an independent contractor or a sole proprietor, you report your qualifying business education expenses on Schedule C which reduces your self-employment, federal and state income taxes. If your business operates as a corporation, making you an employee, the business can directly pay or reimburse you for the costs.  The corporation takes the deduction, and you receive the free education. Another way to take business education expenses is as Start-up Costs. If you take business related course(s) after starting your business, you can claim your education costs as a “start-up” expense.  Start-up expenses are costs related to the investigation, purchase, or creation of a new business that would qualify as deductible expenses if you incurred them for an existing business in the same field.4  You can elect to deduct up to $5,000 of start-up costs in the year your business begins, reduced (but not below zero) by the amount by which the costs exceed $50,000.  You then deduct the remainder of your start-up costs using straight-line amortization over the 15-year period beginning the month your business starts.5 If you close your business before the start-up costs are fully amortized, you deduct any... read more