We Are There for You

Founded in 1913 by Maxwell Shmerler, our firm is both aware and proud of our history. For 106 years we have provided our clients, both large and
small, established and new, service or manufacturing, profit or non-profit,
with a level of service that exceeds our clients expectations and meets ours.

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'Red Flags' Include...

  • Overstating Charitable Contributions
  • Basic Math Errors





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Business Services

A business is only as good as its accountants. Well, maybe thats going too far, but proper accounting and tax services are crucial elements of any business. Not only to measure results, but to plan for those results.

We provide myriad services for business. These include:

  • Financial Statement Preparation (compilation)
  • Tax Planning and Preparation
  • Bookkeeping Services
  • Payroll Services
  • Audits
  • Reviews
  • Sucession Planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Technology Consulting
  • Start-up guidance

Individual Clients

Taxes are more than filing a return by April 15th. Proper tax planning is crucial to maximize income. There are many planning tools that individuals can use to minimize taxes and maximize retirement savings. The tax man commeth once a year. Your accountant should commeth much more.

Services for Individuals and Families include:

  • Tax Planning
  • Tax return preparation
  • Retirement planning
  • Trusts and Estate planning and implementation
  • Personal financial statements
  • Technology System planning


Trusts and Estates

One of the keys to asset management is proper planning for transfer of wealth. We provide Trust and Estate services to many of our retired clients, as well as their relatives and business partners.


Not-for-profit institutions require expert tax and accounting services, but are often on a strict budget. We understand these constraints and strive for the best and most efficient use of our time.

Our non-profit services include:

  • Audits and Reviews
  • Financial Statement Preparation
  • Bookkeeping and Payroll
  • Internal Control analysis


New Businesses

Setting up a new business is easy....with the right help. Let us provide that help.

Start-Up Decisions Include:

  • Type of Entity (S Corp, C Corp, Partnership, LLC, LLP, Sole Proprietorship,...)
  • Business Location
  • Business Plan
  • Budget


Email us at info@msco-cpa.com






Our Founder

Born and raised in Austria, Maxwell Shmerler immigrated to the United States at age 13, moving to New York's lower east side. After graduating from New York University, Maxwell