Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth - Certified Public Accountants - Business Advisors  - Traverse City


Thinking of year end planning? Link below to DGN's interactive tax guide with regularly updated information on tax related legislation, strategies and related information. A downloadable copy of DGN's 2014-2015 tax planning guide is also available as well as the DGN estate planning guide.


Our Clients' Success is Our Business

Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth is northern Michigan's largest locally owned, full service public accounting firm. Founded in 1973, the firm is based in Traverse City, MI with close to 50 experienced, professional staff dedicated to providing outstanding professional service with a personal touch to businesses and individuals throughout the region.

Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth is known for its comprehensive tax, audit, technology and business consultation services, with added expertise in the agribusiness, manufacturing, professional offices, government/nonprofits and oil and gas business sectors.

Our guiding principle for 41 years - Our clients' success is our business.

DGN 2014-2015 Tax Guide Online

Link here to access DGN's annual tax planning guide. This interactive guide is constantly updated to reflect the most current information, issues and legislation impacting your 2014 personal tax returns. Use it as a resource when discussing 2014 tax preparation and 2015 strategies with our DGN tax advisors.

DGN's Free QuickBooks Training Series Returns for Fall 2014

Registration is open for DGN's popular annual QuickBooks Training Series. Monthly sessions cover timely topics and training by DGN's team of QB ProAdvisors.

DGN 2014 Estate Planning Guide

Link here to access DGN's online estate planning guide. and review the latest information and legislation that may impact your estate planning needs.

AMT triggers could boost your tax bill if you’re not careful

Learn more about the conditions that can trigger the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) and its additional tax liabilities in DGN's newest Tax Tip. Read more ...

MICPA Honors Michigan CPAs for Service

DGN Partner Shelly K. Bedford, CPA, MST received honors at the 2014 Annual Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants Awards Dinner for her service as chairperson for the state’s Agribusiness Task Force.

Compensation and Fringe Benefits of Partners and LLC Members

With the proliferation of Limited Liability Companies (LLC) as the entity of choice for new businesses, and since the vast majority of LLCs are taxed as partnerships, compensation for LLC members working on behalf of the LLC, and who are treated as members/partners can be problematic.

Tax Briefing

Find out the latest tax updates and news with DGN's Tax Briefing, including information on the latest IRS updates and other timely State and Federal issues and legislation. This briefing is updated frequently.