Tax Services

Tax Services

Our team of experts are here to help identify, monitor, and achieve your goals.

Overview

We have a full team of diverse tax experts, all focused on helping to identify, monitor, and achieve your goals. Our comprehensive tax solutions are designed for both individual and multi-tiered business clients on an annual basis or as a year-round service.

Benefits

Identifying your specific concerns and addressing your needs is the first step in planning. Whether preparation or representation is needed, Corrigan Krause will develop strategies that take advantage of new laws and legislation. Our experienced team can negotiate assessments and resolutions, structure large and small transactions and propose options to minimize or defer taxes.

Tax Services We Provide

  • Tax Planning
  • Estate and Gift Planning
  • Trust Planning
  • Employee Benefits and Incentive Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Tax Audit Representation

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I appreciate that Corrigan Krause emphasizes educating our clients on complex tax issues.

Scott Williams

Esquire

Scott A. Williams & Associates, LPA

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Thomas Krause

Director

Tom Krause is one of the founding directors of the firm and lends his over 25 years of expertise primarily to business consulting and tax planning. His clients appreciate Tom’s ability to clearly communicate with them. He has a knack for looking at a business problem in a new way and suggesting solutions to even the most complicated problems. He also has extensive understanding of the needs in various niches, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

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Thomas Harrison

Director

Tom Harrison is the managing director of Corrigan Krause and has a leadership hand in most goings-on at the office. Because of this, his mind rarely shuts off. That’s a good thing for everyone at CK, as they’re able to pick his brain about consulting, practice development, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefit fields, tax planning, and more. Tom’s more than 30 years of experience in these areas make him an invaluable asset to Corrigan Krause and to his clients.

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Lynda Doland

Director

When Lynda Doland started at CK in 2000, she was the only member of the Tax Department and as a director she has built the department from the ground up. Lynda’s clients know they can depend on her for tasks even outside of the realm of normal accountancy responsibilities, like organizing meetings with attorneys, financial planners, and bankers to solve problems.

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Henry Gingerich

Director

Hank is a Senior Manager in the Tax Department and offers over twenty years of experience to his clients. He has a very creative mind, and he prides himself on his ability to save clients’ tax dollars by looking at a situation in a new light. This kind of unconventional thinking is what makes him an invaluable asset to the Tax Department, especially when it comes to entity structures and mergers and acquisitions.

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Ann Emery

Senior Manager

Ann brings her almost 25 years of experience to the multitude of client work she’s asked to undertake: individual tax planning, stock option planning, retirement planning, Not-for-Profit taxes, and more. A Senior Manager in the Tax Department, Ann has made longstanding connections with her clients. Her outgoing personality and extensive tax knowledge make her an obvious choice for a tax seminar presenter.

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Eric Dorenkott

Director

Eric, a Director in the Tax Department, wears many hats at Corrigan Krause. Aside from being the department’s main corporate reviewer, he is in the Business Development Group and a founding member of the Fun Committee. When he’s not sharing business development strategies or helping to plan the next company outing, he assists his varied clients with tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and more.

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Christine Eichmuller

Manager

Chris has been a member of the Corrigan Krause team for over ten years, having started her career as an intern and moving through the ranks ever since. As a Supervisor in the Tax Department, she focuses on S-corporations, estates, trusts, and individual returns and provides support to the Directors by researching tax issues. Her expertise in multi-state tax returns as well as acting as the head supervisor of the intern program makes her a well-rounded asset to the tax department.

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Liyuan Wu

Manager

Shirley, a Manager in the Tax Department, started at Corrigan Krause as an intern while completing her Masters of Accountancy at Cleveland State University. Prior to that, she lived in China where she was born and raised. Now, with over ten years of experience, she focuses her exceptional attention to detail on various types of tax planning with her wide array of clients. While Shirley says that she learns from her peers every day, her strengths lie in the ability to understand complicated tax laws and to educate the rest of the firm.

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James Kilgore

Manager

James, a Senior Associate in the tax department, is one of the newer faces at Corrigan Krause with almost ten years of experience under his belt. With his diverse experience and MBA from Cleveland State University, he has the tools to excel with preparation and reviewing of individual, business, foundation, and trust tax returns as well as tax planning for businesses and individuals.

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Patrick Lang

Senior Associate

Though Pat is one of the younger Tax Associates of the Corrigan Krause staff, he might as well be a veteran when it comes to one of the most important parts of public accounting: keeping his clients happy. He is passionate about getting to know them personally so that he can offer solutions tailored to each. He enjoys showing clients more than one opportunity in a single situation by presenting multiple tax planning strategies.

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Kelly Linden

Supervisor

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Christine Steiner

Administrative Assistant

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Michelle Broschk

Associate

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Gwyn Broski

Senior Associate

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Ryan Sklenicka

Senior Associate

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Tax Planning

Whether tax preparation or tax planning, we help you implement an efficient tax structure.

Overview

Getting your financial affairs in order. It’s on everyone’s to-do list. So, the team at Corrigan Krause encourages year-round planning for all clients—big or small. Business owners too. Whether tax preparation or tax planning, we help you implement an efficient tax structure.

Benefits

Our broad experience with estate planning will also facilitate the efficient transfer of assets to your beneficiaries. The reduction or elimination of taxes due upon assignment of your company or assets will provide security for your surviving spouse and family and the continuity and succession of your business.We have a relaxed and confident attitude concerning taxes. Acting as a guide through this complex process, we can map out the right strategies for individuals or companies. By addressing your specific needs and utilizing our industry know-how, we can structure a plan to minimize or defer taxes with thorough understanding of the laws for you.

Tax Planning Opportunities

  • Entity Selection
  • Structuring Income and Deductions
  • Tax Credits and Incentives
  • R&D Credits
  • Cost Segregation
  • Business Transition and Succession Planning
  • Dispositions of Business Assets or Stock
  • Retirement Planning
  • Estate and Gift Planning
  • Non Qualified Benefit Plans

client testimonials - Tax Planning

I appreciate that Corrigan Krause emphasizes educating our clients on complex tax issues.

Scott Williams

Esquire

Scott A. Williams & Associates, LPA

specialty spotlight - Tax Planning

Thomas Krause

Director

Tom Krause is one of the founding directors of the firm and lends his over 25 years of expertise primarily to business consulting and tax planning. His clients appreciate Tom’s ability to clearly communicate with them. He has a knack for looking at a business problem in a new way and suggesting solutions to even the most complicated problems. He also has extensive understanding of the needs in various niches, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

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Eric Dorenkott

Director

Eric, a Director in the Tax Department, wears many hats at Corrigan Krause. Aside from being the department’s main corporate reviewer, he is in the Business Development Group and a founding member of the Fun Committee. When he’s not sharing business development strategies or helping to plan the next company outing, he assists his varied clients with tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and more.

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Kelly Linden

Supervisor

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Patrick Lang

Senior Associate

Though Pat is one of the younger Tax Associates of the Corrigan Krause staff, he might as well be a veteran when it comes to one of the most important parts of public accounting: keeping his clients happy. He is passionate about getting to know them personally so that he can offer solutions tailored to each. He enjoys showing clients more than one opportunity in a single situation by presenting multiple tax planning strategies.

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Gwyn Broski

Senior Associate

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Michelle Broschk

Associate

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Christine Eichmuller

Manager

Chris has been a member of the Corrigan Krause team for over ten years, having started her career as an intern and moving through the ranks ever since. As a Supervisor in the Tax Department, she focuses on S-corporations, estates, trusts, and individual returns and provides support to the Directors by researching tax issues. Her expertise in multi-state tax returns as well as acting as the head supervisor of the intern program makes her a well-rounded asset to the tax department.

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Ann Emery

Senior Manager

Ann brings her almost 25 years of experience to the multitude of client work she’s asked to undertake: individual tax planning, stock option planning, retirement planning, Not-for-Profit taxes, and more. A Senior Manager in the Tax Department, Ann has made longstanding connections with her clients. Her outgoing personality and extensive tax knowledge make her an obvious choice for a tax seminar presenter.

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Tax Representation

We know the intricacies of tax law and are here to assist.

Overview

For many, nothing is scarier than receiving a letter from the taxing authorities. Handling a tax audit without representation can be a true nightmare, but an auditor’s advantage. With Corrigan Krause as your hired expert, we will put many of your fears to rest.

Benefits

An allied representative is vital during a tax audit. We know the intricacies of tax law and the legal obligation of the filer in these nerve-wracking situations, and we can assist you with gathering important documents necessary for compliance. In all income tax matters—such as individual, partnership, estates, trusts or corporations—our team is skilled and prepared to negotiate with those authorities on our client’s behalf.

client testimonials - Tax Representation

I appreciate that Corrigan Krause emphasizes educating our clients on complex tax issues.

Scott Williams

Esquire

Scott A. Williams & Associates, LPA

specialty spotlight - Tax Representation

Lynda Doland

Director

When Lynda Doland started at CK in 2000, she was the only member of the Tax Department and as a director she has built the department from the ground up. Lynda’s clients know they can depend on her for tasks even outside of the realm of normal accountancy responsibilities, like organizing meetings with attorneys, financial planners, and bankers to solve problems.

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Ann Emery

Senior Manager

Ann brings her almost 25 years of experience to the multitude of client work she’s asked to undertake: individual tax planning, stock option planning, retirement planning, Not-for-Profit taxes, and more. A Senior Manager in the Tax Department, Ann has made longstanding connections with her clients. Her outgoing personality and extensive tax knowledge make her an obvious choice for a tax seminar presenter.

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Eric Dorenkott

Director

Eric, a Director in the Tax Department, wears many hats at Corrigan Krause. Aside from being the department’s main corporate reviewer, he is in the Business Development Group and a founding member of the Fun Committee. When he’s not sharing business development strategies or helping to plan the next company outing, he assists his varied clients with tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and more.

Contact Eric See all Professionals

Henry Gingerich

Director

Hank is a Senior Manager in the Tax Department and offers over twenty years of experience to his clients. He has a very creative mind, and he prides himself on his ability to save clients’ tax dollars by looking at a situation in a new light. This kind of unconventional thinking is what makes him an invaluable asset to the Tax Department, especially when it comes to entity structures and mergers and acquisitions.

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