Emerald Financial Partners is Your Business & CPA Tax Accountant...Since 1980!

Emerald Financial Partners believes you should have a trusted partner, on call, to support you through the financial decisions that impact your life, your family, and your business. We provide a holistic approach to your tax, accounting, and financial needs.  We have been serving as a business CPA and tax accountant to companies and individuals since 1980.  We specialize in assisting entrepreneurs, business owners, self-employed, government contractors, and real estate investors with reducing their tax liability, maximizing their business income, and keeping track of all the details!

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Tax Filing Deadline Delayed to July 15th

You May Still Want to File Early

If you think you may be due a refund, don't wait. File soon to get the funds owed to you  – contact us.

A Good Time to Open a Roth IRA

Now could be a great time to convert a traditional, taxable IRA to tax-free Roth IRA. Contact us to see if this makes sense for you.

Qualifying for PPP Loan Forgiveness

Get Your Books In Order

The IRS guidelines are still being written, but you will need complete and organized recordkeeping to provide the required documentation. Contact us to make sure your business is ready.

Stay Informed

The rules for PPP and any potential future programs supporting small businesses will continue to evolve. Visit us here to understand the latest developments.

Don’t let COVID-19 Delay your Refund!

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File Your Taxes Without Leaving the House

We’ll pick up your tax documents, contact you by phone to discuss, and get your tax returns
filed. Especially if you expect a refund, you want to file as soon as possible.
Click for details on our “No Contact” Concierge Tax Prep Service.

Book a Virtual Appointment

If you are able to scan and email your tax documents, or if you have any other tax or accounting needs, book a Virtual Appointment Now to discuss.

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Emerald Financial Partners – Maryland’s Leading Tax, Accounting & Financial Specialists

Emerald Financial Partners offers consultations so that we can understand your needs and help create a path for financial success. Our team goes above and beyond to understand your unique needs and develop strategies that will help you reach your goals.   Our personal and business services are structured to provide you unlimited access and on-call support to help you make better financial decisions, every day.  Contact us to schedule a conversation!

Business Services

Business owners want to save time and money.  Emerald Financial Partners provides accounting, compliance, and tax services for your business, leaving you time to focus ON your business.  More importantly, we take a ProActive approach to your business with strategies that are designed to anticipate possible challenges and plan accordingly.

We provide an array of business services to meet the demands of small, medium, and large sized businesses.  We specialize in assisting entrepreneurs, business owners, and real estate investors with reducing their tax liability, maximizing their business income, and keeping track of all the details!  View our matrix of business services.

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Personal Services

Emerald Financial Partners provides a holistic approach to your tax, accounting, and financial needs to enhance your lifestyle and help you better plan for the future.  Our team provides you access to the professionals you need, for many of life's important decisions.  We provide an array of services to meet the tax, accounting, and economic goals of individuals and their families to help them make better financial decisions every day of the year, not just at tax time.

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Is Your Accountant ProActive or ReActive?

If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, or real estate investor, you need an accountant to serve as your strategic partner, not just your bean counter!  As a proactive accountant, we work side by side with the owner, collaboratively, to help grow your business.  A proactive accountant is an adviser that is looking for opportunities to position the company for profitability, tax savings, expense reduction, and more.

A proactive accountant addresses the client’s needs before they become urgent issues.  As a business owner, the difference between a proactive or reactive accountant could mean the difference between success and failure.  Are you working with a proactive accountant?  If you’re not sure, contact Emerald Financial Partners, and we’ll get you and your business on the right path.   Learn More

Candace N.

"We recommend Emerald Financial Partners VERY HIGHLY!  Not only have they helped us with taxes for years, but also guided us through some huge questions and long range planning."

Paul A.

"Emerald Financial Partners cleaned up our Quickbooks file and amended our business and personal income tax returns.  We saved $32,830 in taxes."

Cheryl G.

"Your entire team has given nothing less than exceptional service to me and my company over the past several years. I finally feel like I've found a tax accountant that's proactive on by behalf."

Marcus J.

"Hands down the best experience I have ever had with a tax accountant. Professional and responsive. I highly recommend."

Michael D.

"I rest easy knowing that Emerald "has my back" when filing my Federal taxes and that I am able to have an annual review to make sure that we are on track with our family estate plans."

Giving Back to Our Community

Emerald Financial Partners has a strong commitment to our community.  As active members of Thrive Business Communities, we participate in quarterly initiatives to give back to the communities in which we live and work!  Check out our recent activities!

News & Resources to Help You Grow Your Business

At Emerald Financial Partners, we provide valuable insight and content designed to help you grow your business smarter!  We offer consultations so that we can understand your needs and help create a path for financial success. Contact us today!

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Is Your Accountant Proactive or Reactive?

By Valerie McLaughlin | December 11, 2019

When you own a business, there are many aspects of your business where you will want to be proactive vs. reactive.  For example, you may be proactive in managing your monthly cash flow, or you may be reactive when you run out of money! In this article, we’ll discuss some of the ways you can […]

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Year-End Tax Planning Checklist for Business

By Emerald Financial | December 3, 2019

As the holidays approach, business owners are scrambling to determine what needs to be done before year-end to make tax time less daunting.  Although you may have had the best intentions of keeping up with everything throughout the year, now is the time to get your tax information in order.   In this article, we provide […]

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Tax Advantages for Real Estate Investor vs. Dealer

By Emerald Financial | November 27, 2019

Do you know the difference between a “Real Estate Investor” and “Real Estate Dealer?” The first good news is that you can be both real estate investor and real estate dealer with respect to your real estate portfolio. The next good news is that you are in control, and by knowing just a few rules […]

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Tackling & Reducing Debt

By Emerald Financial | November 21, 2019

Football season is in full swing, school is deep in session, and the weather is shifting for sure.  So, let’s tackle a problem that more and more American’s are facing every year.  Would you love to implement strategies in the coming year for reducing debt? According to a Pew Survey on Debt, at least 80% […]

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Emerald Financial Partners donates $1000 Match to Fish For A Cure

By Emerald Financial | September 26, 2019

Emerald Financial Partners recently donated a $1000 match to the Fish For a Cure fundraiser to benefit the Geaton and Joann DeCesaris Cancer Institute at AAMC .  This worthy cause helps local families, affected by cancer, with a fully funded nurse navigator program.  This program provides critical services to cancer patients and their families, including nurse navigation, education, […]

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Do You Own Rental Property?  15 Tax Deductions You Should Know About.

By Suzanne Ratti | September 19, 2019

If you own rental property and receive rental income, there are certain expenses that you may qualify to deduct on your tax returns.  Navigating the new tax laws and changes is particularly important for real estate investors.  Emerald Financial Partners specializes in working with real estate investors, so if you own rental property, here are […]

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