About

About Our Firm

Founded in 1985 by Robert Lauer and Karen Georgatos, Lauer, Georgatos & Covel is a boutique CPA firm specializing in income tax planning, consulting and compliance. We are first and foremost a client service organization and pride ourselves on our responsiveness, creativity, and technical expertise.

We possess the knowledge and experience required to effectively deal with the challenges of today’s rapidly changing business and tax environment. We blend this with a personal approach and customize our services for each client to ensure an optimal result.

Our Approach

Always be responsive: We are committed to ensuring that a professional is always available to assist you. We respond promptly to every phone call and email.

Provide the highest level of professional service: We are aware that you are making important decisions and that our advice is integral to those decisions. We are adept at navigating the complex tax code and effectively communicating the results of our research to you.

Be alert to tax and business opportunities: Our services are not limited to tax return preparation — we look beyond the tax return. When we identify an issue or an opportunity during the course of an engagement, we will provide you with best advice to resolve the issue or take advantage of the opportunity.

Who We Serve

Our clients include:

  • High net-worth individuals
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
  • Partnerships
  • Corporations
  • Trusts and estates, including charitable remainder trusts
  • Private foundations
  • US citizens residing abroad and expatriates

They operate in a diverse range of industries and professions, including:

  • Real estate (development, investment, and leasing)
  • Law firms and attorneys
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Investors and venture capitalists
  • Financial advisors
  • Internet-based service companies
  • Shipbuilding and repair
  • Restaurants
  • Pharmaceutical research and development
  • Agriculture