We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.
We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.
Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.
Barbara Zimmer CPA
Certified Public Accountant & QuickBooks Pro Advisor
Barbara is not only an experienced CPA, but an accomplished businesswoman. She owned and operated her own business for 15 years—a business she launched in 1981, prior to her graduation from the University of Maryland. She grew her business from a startup till it employed as many as 12 people. After graduating from UMCP she sold her business to focus on a career in Accounting. Barbara’s drive to better understand and improve her own business led her to become a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) in 1991.
Since earning her CPA, Barbara has been a corporate controller as well as a consultant to clients in several industries, including Construction, Manufacturing, and State & Federal Government Contracting. In 2010, Barbara launched her current business as a sole proprietor to address the needs of individual taxpayers as well as businesses and their owners. She specializes in providing affordable services and offers support for businesses not yet large enough to keep a controller and other financial advisors on staff. Barbara also engages in over 100 hours of specialized tax training each year to ensure that her clients receive the best service possible.
With this range of experience, Barbara understands the daily as well as the long-term challenges you face as you continue to grow your business. She regularly works with entrepreneurs, and business owners to:
- Prepare & file both individual and business tax returns
- Secure Lines of Credit
- Prepare for audits
- Maximize the benefits of using QuickBooks
- Select & set up new software
- Manage cash flow
- Negotiate with the IRS and state tax agencies
Barbara is a member of the Severna Park Chamber of Commerce, North Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.