Laureen Krause

Laureen M. Krause, CPA

Laureen is a tax professional at Mellen, Smith & Pivoz PLC with extensive experience in assisting a diverse range of businesses with U.S. and international tax compliance. Prior to joining the firm, Laureen was the Tax Manager at a global automotive parts supplier and also spent several years at regional accounting firms. She specializes in tax planning and projections, multi-state reporting, foreign tax credit utilization and tax controversy representation.

Specific Experience

  • Works closely with clients within various industries to reduce taxes and maximize profits
  • US international tax reporting including foreign bank accounts, controlled and disregarded foreign entities and foreign tax credits
  • Tax services (business, individual, estate, trust, etc.) including preparation, analysis, research, planning and representation before tax authorities
  • Accounting services including: projections, budgets, corporate financial statements, personal financial statements, etc.

Industry Involvement and Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

Education and Accomplishments

  • Certified Public Accountant – Licensed in Michigan in 1999
  • Bachelor of Science, Major Accounting – Walsh College, Troy, Michigan – 1998
  • Master of Science, Taxation – Walsh College, Troy, Michigan -2008