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With 25 years of proven experience helping business owners prepare for the future, Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory knows what it takes to help entrepreneurs and small business owners understand their numbers and achieve results. To make that possible, we provide a full range of services tailored to your needs.

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    Tax Compliance
    Tax & Compliance

    Minimizing your tax burden using valid strategies requires knowledge, experience, and the right reporting and tracking. We offer comprehensive support and expertise.

    Bookkeeping Accounting
    Bookkeeping & Accounting

    Professionally maintained bookkeeping assures that bills get paid, revenues are accounted for, expenses are accurate and tax records are current.

    Accounting Systems
    Accounting Systems

    In order to effectively manage your business, you need a complete, properly configured accounting system. Whether that system is QuickBooks or another accounting system, the team at Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory can help.

    Outsourced CFO
    Outsourced CFO

    You know that with the right knowledge, expertise and time you could dramatically improve the financial results of your business. That’s why we offer fractional CFO services

    Maximizing Resource Utilization

    A healthcare provider purchased another clinician’s practice and has been steadily growing the business. Through this consultation, Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory and the client explored ways to increase the capacity to support growth within existing facilities. The key solution identified was to reconfigure …

    We Understand Your World

    It’s not just enough to partner with a CPA who understands small business... you need a CPA who understands your small business.


    We’ve served more than one hundred and fifty clients, most of them small business owners just like you.


    The number of jurisdictions (U.S. states, territories and foreign countries) we’ve filed tax returns in for our clients.


    Years of experience in public accounting that Sylvia Lagerquist, CPA brings to the firm’s clients, including stints at BDO and Snyder Cohn.

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    Expertise and commitment to our growth

    Sylvia and her team have been there to guide and support Instyle Caterers from day one. I am deeply indebted to them for their expertise and commitment to our growth.

    Denise Thorne, President & CEO

    Instyle Caterers

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    The service provided is excellent

    The service provided by Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory is excellent. Sylvia and her knowledgeable and experienced staff educated us with bookkeeping to keep our business heading in the right direction. During a “taxing” time, they made the resolution as painless as possible. We highly recommend Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory because they have been an enormous asset to us!

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    Oxon Hill, MD

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    They found the discrepancy and solved the problem.

    My firm had an accounting emergency and we needed to find someone who could solve the problem ASAP. We called Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory, and they agreed to look at our accounting right away. They found the discrepancy and solved the problem. Thank you, Sylvia and the team at Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory.

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    Washington, DC

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    Award-Winning Leadership

    Our firm has been recognized as a Washington SmartCEO Smart CPA firm, a Top Accountants award winner, Maryland Accounting Firm of the Year, Diversity Business Top 100, Power Player Awards, CPA & ESQ Awards winner. In addition, we’re a WBENC certified woman-owned business.

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    Bookkeeping & Accounting

    How an Outsourced CFO Can Help You Establish Accounting Practices To Minimize Risk and Maximize Profit

    An outsourced CFO can provide your small business with the accounting services and financial management advice you need to successfully navigate from your break-even point, so you can maximize profits and boost ROI.

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    Leveraging the Expertise of an Accounting and Advisory Firm to Support and Optimize Your Accounting System

    This fourth article in our series outlines the benefits of partnering with an external advisory firm in optimizing your business finances. We look at the comprehensive services offered by outsourced accounting specialists and how they can support your in-house teams and processes toward ideal results throughout the work year. Bookkeeping is an essential aspect of […]

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    Your Accounting and Advisory Firm Can Help You Avoid These 5 Major Pitfalls

    Lagerquist’s third part of an in-depth blog series explores how partnering with a reliable external accounting and advisory firm can help your company avoid five of the biggest pitfalls faced by businesses. External accounting specialists provide extensive real-world experience that help companies navigate the most significant financial challenges with minimal guesswork.

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    How an Outsourced CPA Can Help Your Business Thrive

    The second article in our original series looks at how hiring an external accounting and advisory firm can help businesses throughout the work year. By hiring an experienced accounting firm like Lagerquist Accounting and Advisory, you can look forward to structured processes that optimize your organization’s financial health and growth.

    Get in Touch

    Contact the team at Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory today and learn how our firm’s proactive approach and comprehensive services can help you achieve your business goals.

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    Lagerquist Accounting & Advisory

    8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1100
    Silver Spring, MD 20910