About MWC Accounting

MWC Accounting Inc. was founded in May 2009 and provides tax strategies and accounting solutions for small and medium sized businesses.

Michael Carney, Director of Financial Services

Michael Carney is the Director of Financial Services of MWC Accounting. He focuses on business structuring and accounting system development along with financial statement preparation and analysis for his clients. This ensures clients receive the information they need to run their business with the expertise to understand the numbers.

Prior to founding the company, he was an auditor for a mid-sized public accounting firm focusing on financial statement audits and government compliance. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds Bachelors and Masters in Accounting from Marquette University.

John R. P. La Voie, Director of Tax

John is a Certified Public Account (CPA) and holds a Bachelors in Accounting as well as a Masters in Taxation from Northern Illinois University. John has special expertise in comprehensive strategic tax planning for businesses and individuals. His varied experience also includes tax consulting for manufacturing and service enterprises.

Prior to starting his own firm, John R. P. La Voie CPA, Ltd., John was a Tax Manager at a mid-sized public accounting firm, focusing in the firm’s Manufacturing and Distribution Service Group and Specialty Tax Credits Group. He has been practicing since 1999. He founded his own firm in October of 2010 to narrow his focus to serve the strategic tax and accounting needs of his entrepreneurial and high net worth clients.

Stephen Steinbacher, Staff Accountant

Stephen is a graduate of Western Michigan University. He holds a Bachelors in Accounting from the Haworth College of Business. Recently he moved to Chicago to start his career as a accountant and is currently studying for the CPA exam.

Our services Include:

  • Tax Planning
  • Business Tax Preparation
  • Individual Tax Preparation
  • Small Business Accounting
  • Business and Financial Consulting
  • Assurance Service
  • Interim & Part-Time CFO
  • Financial Statements
  • Accounting Software Assistance

“We provide cost-effective strategies to help our clients manage their business. And, because each client has unique needs, we have unique solutions. We encourage using cloud-based technology to increase efficiency. And we use what we recommend for clients: Harvest to track my time, Basecamp to manage client projects, Highrise as my CRM, and Google Apps for everything else.” – Michael Carney