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McGrail Merkel Quinn & Associates, P.C., is now MMQ, P.C. and we are pleased to announce Lochen & Chase, P.C., an accounting and consulting firm with offices in Tunkhannock and Nicholson, has joined our firm effective January 1, 2023. The addition represents an expansion of MMQ, P.C.’s long-standing relationship with Lochen & Chase and provides the […]

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McGrail Merkel Quinn & Associates, P.C., Certified Public Accountants and Consultants is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephanie M. Mihal, CPA to Partner.Joining MMQ in 2005 as an intern, Stephanie has more than 16 years of experience with our firm in a vast number of areas including audit, tax, consulting, and compliance. She specializes […]

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Weekly Tax Tip 12.31.18

Tax Tip of the Week December 31, 2018 Trading in a business car? Here are the new rules New tax legislation eliminated the tax deferral on exchanges of like-kind exchanges of property, except for real estate. This change (generally effective in 2018) may apply to more transactions than you think. For instance, it comes into […]

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January Business Tip

Business Tip of the Month January 2019 Considering a franchise? Review the risks first Franchise opportunities abound. A solid franchise company can offer a proven business model, staff training, advertising expertise and many other benefits for jumpstarting a business. But whether you’re selling fast food or repairing cars, it makes sense to identify and scrutinize […]

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January Financial Tip

Financial Tip of the Month January 2019 3 investment blunders everyone should avoid Whether you’re a seasoned investor or new to the game, you’ll want to make a conscious effort to avoid these three common investment mistakes: Relying on emotions. According to Essentia Analytics, behavioral scientists have studied biases that shown to drive investment choices. […]

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CPA Client Bulletin November 2018

Year-end planning under the new tax law The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), passed at the end of last year, generally took effect in 2018. Therefore, the fourth quarter of this year provides the first real opportunity for year-end planning under what has been called the most important tax law passed in […]

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MMQ Celebrates Milestone

MMQ celebrates 20 years as a member of the RSM US Alliance Network McGrail Merkel Quinn & Associates, P.C. will be acknowledged during the RSM US Alliance Leadership Conference being held later in October 2018. While the Alliance will be marking their 30th anniversary, MMQ will receive a service award acknowledging our 20 years as […]

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Acquisition Expands Services

We’re proud to announce that we have acquired the business and tax practice of James R. Verano, CPA, based in Clarks Summit, PA. This consolidation offers us the opportunity to offer specialized services while maintaining the continuity of personal contacts. James R. Verano will be available for ongoing client support. The combined Firm will serve […]

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