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Corinne Gates of Kruggel Lawton Earns CPA

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April 16, 2018
Kruggel Lawton CPAs is pleased to announce that Corinne Gates, staff accountant, recently completed all requirements to become a certified public accountant and is now licensed as a CPA. 

Since joining Kruggel Lawton’s St. Joseph, Mich., office in 2016, Gates has focused on a variety of tax preparation and audit engagements. She also serves as a member of the firm’s Business Accounting Services practice, providing bookkeeping and QuickBooks services. Gates received her undergraduate degree in business administration and management from Grace College, Warsaw, Ind.

"We are extremely proud of Corinne and applaud her determination and desire to become a CPA," said David Schaffer, partner at Kruggel Lawton. "It is always a pleasure to acknowledge the continued efforts of our team members who exhibit dedication to their professional development.”

Requirements of a Michigan CPA license include passing the Uniform CPA Examination and having one year of full-time accounting employment. The Uniform CPA Examination measures professional competence and helps to establish the CPA license as evidence of professional qualification. The examination is a 14 hour computer-based test with four sections: Auditing & Attestation, Financial Accounting & Reporting, Regulation, and Business Environment & Concepts.

Kruggel, Lawton & Company, LLC, is a full-service accounting and business consulting firm offering assurance services, employee benefit plan audits, tax compliance and consulting, estate planning, business valuation, business accounting and virtual CFO services, and executive searches. Kruggel Lawton also offers national and international resources as an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. Their offices are located in St. Joseph, Michigan, as well as South Bend and Elkhart, Indiana. Visit www.klcpas.com to learn more. 

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