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Jennifer Rau, CPA, EA
Accounting & Tax Services, Inc.


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Accounting & Tax Services, Inc. provides a wide variety of tax, accounting and planning services. As part of my commitment to my clients' financial health and welfare I have diversified my practice by combining tax planning with financial services. Most advisors don't have a tax background and fail to be aware of the tax consequences of their recommendations. As a CPA I am in the unique position of knowing your tax situation prior to offering recommendations. My first priority is to save you money and help you pursue your financial goals!

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

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