The April tax deadline is quickly approaching. Luckily, these local pros can help. We asked for your favorite tax accountants in Northern Michigan—here are your Top 7 winners!

A record-breaking 16,000 people voted in MyNorth’s 2021 Red Hot Best Awards, recognizing winners from across seven regions and 46 different categories in Northern Michigan. The categories include everything from healthcare and frontline workers to delish takeout and hiking trails. This is how we celebrate Northern Michigan!

Searching for the full winner’s list? Here are the Red Hot Best Winners 2021: The Best of Northern Michigan. The 2022 winners will be revealed in the June issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine! 

Above the Bridge

James L Heikkinen, U.P. Tax & Accounting, Marquette

With locations in Marquette and Ishpeming, tax specialist Jim Heikkinen and his team can help with both personal and business income taxes and also offer monthly accounting services.

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Benzie & Leelanau

Amy M. Plumstead, Plumstead PC, Frankfort

Amy M. Plumstead CPA, the firm’s president and chief executive officer, has 25+ years of certified public accounting experience. Her team’s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to bookkeeping, financial statements, Quickbooks consulting and tax planning.

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Cadillac, Manistee & Ludington

Becky Jankwietz, H&R Block, Manistee

Senior Tax Analyst Becky Jankwietz has 26 years of experience and enjoys working with clients to get the most from their taxes. Like all H&R Block tax pros, she completes an average of 32+ hours of training per year to stay up to date.

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Charlevoix & The Chain of Lakes

All Seasons Tax & Accounting Services, Elk Rapids

Olivia O. Adams, founder of All Season’s Tax & Accounting Services, is an Enrolled Agent (EA), Rotarian and a mom to three children. Enrolled Agents are the only federally-licensed tax practitioners who specialize in taxation and have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS.

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Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling

Crawford Accounting & Tax Preparation, Kalkaska

Let the team help you with both individual and business tax preparation, monthly accounting or payroll services.

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Petoskey, Harbor Springs & The Straits

William R. Kanine PC, Petoskey

Serving clients since 1996, William R. Kanine, P.C. is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. The team attends the best continuing education programs available including national conferences on tax planning/changes and specialized industry seminars.

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Traverse City

Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth, Traverse City

Founded in 1973, Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth is now Northern Michigan’s largest locally owned full-service public accounting firm. In addition to tax services, they offer auditing and assurance, IT accounting systems, small business consulting and payroll, and more.

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