Resources

About the Firm

Sylvia Lagerquist: Music as a Map
Enjoy this featured interview with Sylvia Lagerquist, CPA in Profiles in Success.
Financial Fundamentals with SmartCEO
Learn what top Washington region CPAs have to say about key priorities every CEO should consider as they plan for growth and success.
SmartCEO Power Player Finalist Profile
Learn about Sylvia Lagerquist, CPA from this profile feature in SmartCEO recognizing Power Player award finalists.
DC CPAs: How Growing Companies Can Keep Healthy Bottom Lines
Sylvia Lagerquist, CPA, president of Haines & Lagerquist CPAs, joins leading colleagues from across the Washington DC region for this in-depth roundtable discussion on important priorities for regional businesses.
Haines & Lagerquist CPAs Brand Launch Presentation
Enjoy this narrated five-minute video overview that introduces the new brand of Haines & Lagerquist CPAs, built on the foundation of the firm's unique capabilities and history of accomplishments.
CPA Connections Newsletter – 2015 Volume 3
Two CPAConnect member firms received recognition at the 2015 SmartCEO CPA & ESQ Awards in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, PA.
Haines & Lagerquist CPAs Capabilities Brochure
This comprehensive overview brochure details the capabilities, services and specialties of Haines & Lagerquist CPAs.

E-Newsletter Archive

H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – February 2015
In this Issue: The role of Basis in S Corp tax planning; questions about the Affordable Care Act; and new IRS tangible property regulations.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – April 2015
In this Issue: Understanding break-even analysis; educational tax deductions; cash vs. accrual accounting; and HIPAA and NPP rules for physicians.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – July 2015
In this Issue: Steps to take when applying for a business loan; finding small business health insurance coverage; and new lease accounting rules.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – August 2015
In this issue: Finding funding; hiring an outsourced CFO; essential financial reports; key factors in business valuation; and Profiles in Success.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – September 2015
In this Issue: Essential advisors for CEOs, 3 (more) key financial reports, MACPA Women to Watch.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – October 2015
In this Issue: Key business metrics, business valuation methods, fixed vs. variable costs, how to select an outsourced CFO.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – November 2015
In this Issue: Preparing for your accounting year-end, ACA in 2016, Basis in S Corp. tax planning, CFO solutions.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – December 2015
In this Issue: How to improve your accounting in 2016, tips for small business tax planning, creating a chart of accounts.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – February 2016
In this Issue: Keys to small business hiring; evaluating the PEO option; finding key advisors; financing growth; and small business accounting solutions.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – April 2016
In this Issue: Choosing accounting software; how to accept credit cards; mediation during ownership disputes; Angela Hanson joins H+L.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – June 2016
In this Issue: Upcoming changes to overtime rules; how to increase revenue from current customers; keys to effective expense management; evaluating a real estate purchase; outsourced CFO services.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – August 2016
In this Issue: Strategies for finding and keeping talent; how to optimize pricing to drive revenue growth; cash vs. accrual accounting; Centers of Influence awards; and an industry focus on small business.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – October 2016
In this Issue: The roles of your controller and CFO; how to make your accountant’s life easier; evaluating equipment lease vs. purchase; and industry focus on retail.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – December 2016
In this Issue: Building a retail business; centers of influence; factors in business valuation; industry focus on professional services; and a case study on minimizing tax liabilities.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – Jan-Feb 2017
In this Issue: Utilization, realization & profitability; DCAA compliance for government contractors; Corporate INTL awards; and Outsourced CFO services.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – Mar-Apr 2017
In this Issue: Balancing utilization vs. realization; managing risk and profit in project estimating; small business valuation methods; Corporate Vision magazine nomination; and H+L capabilities brochure download.
H+L Update | Insights for Business Owners – May-June 2017
In this Issue: How to select the best retail POS; keys to building a successful small retail business; increasing revenue from existing customers; H+L solutions for retailers.

Video Resources

Washington SmartCEO Power Players
This video provides insights from the award-winning accountants selected for the 2014 SmartCEO Power Players awards, including Sylvia Lagerquist, CPA.