Our Firm

Our Firm

We offer a full range of accounting, tax, and financial solutions to meet your needs.

Please take a moment and read more about our people, our history, our credentials, our areas of specialization. If you have any questions or would like more detailed information about how we can help you, don't hesitate to contact us. We would be happy to serve you.

Our People

Karen L Petrie is the sole owner/operator of Account Kare. She has a very extensive accounting background, which began in 1979 in the cost accounting department of a manufacturing company in New Jersey and aggressively moved up the accounting ladder. She was a staff accountant with Certified Public Accountant firms in both Maryland and Colorado before reopening Account Kare.

In 2005 Karen expanded her knowledge to include Colorado life/annuity licenses.

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Our History

The doors of Account Kare originally opened in New Jersey on October 13, 1989. The ribbon was cut in Colorado February 1, 2000. We have retained a number of individual tax clients from our previous office on the east coast. These include clients from New Jersey, Florida and Maryland. Now a growing number of clients in Colorado are discovering that our services are a valuable tool in improving and maintaining financial health for themselves and their businesses.

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Our Credentials

Account Kare is an IRS authorized E-FILE and EFTPS provider, member of the National Society of Tax Professionals and National Society of Accountants. We are also members of Sage Software Accountants Network and Sage Accounting, Checks & Forms Specialist, Insurance and Annuities licensed. Accuracy and thoroughness are hallmarks of Account Kare celebrated by clients and colleagues alike. A solid foundation of accounting, bookkeeping and tax knowledge is continuously updated to better serve our client’s needs.

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Our Areas of Specialization

We offer a full range of bookeeping, accounting and tax preparation. We specialize in small business accounting for individual Schedule C businesses, S-Corps and Small Partnerships.

Services provided are as follows:

Payroll, billing, Accts. Receivable and Payables, General Ledger Review and Year End Planning

Bank Reconciliation, general ledger review, adjusting journal entries, audit trails, income statements, balance sheet, year end strategic planning to help minimize tax liability.

Payroll and sales taxes, individual, business and all states tax preparation.

We specialize in Sage Accounting software but also know and use Quickbooks, Tax Slayer Pro.

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