Edwards & Associates, CPA P.C.

Welcome to Edwards & Associates, CPA P.C.
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Let our expertise &decades of experience help you make the right decisions.Plus we're approachable, down to the way we dress.

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How we serve you

Tax Preparation




Financial Advisory

Bookkeeping services

Quickbooks ProAdvisors 

Estates, Nonprofit & Individuals 

IRS Tax Resolution 

Business Start Up / Closures

Nonprofit applications

Payroll Tax Reporting


Financial Statement Preparation

Tax Savings with IRAs & HSAs

IRAs are a great way to shelter income from taxes.  Married individuals can deduct up to $6,500 each and it is an "above the line" deductions which means it reduces your taxable income, known as AGI or Adjusted Gross Income.  Plus this money accumulates for your retirement.  It is taxable when withdrawn, however.  A Roth IRA works in a similiar way except the payment is not tax deductible, but it isn't taxed when you start using it at retirement.  Ask us about the details and start sheltering your money today!

HSAs are a great way to shelter money from taxes also, while building a great medical savings account for medical deductibles and medical expenses.  You must open a special account (most earn interest too!) at your bank.  You will be issued a special debit card to use for all your medical expenses like eye exams, eye glasses, deductibles, chiropractic, and prescriptions!  Keep records because you can only use it for qualifed medical expenses or you may incur a tax at year end. Maximum contributions are $3,350 per individual, $6,750 for family and if you are 55 or older you can contribute and extra %1,000 as a "catch up"!  

Deadlines for IRAs and HSAs are April 17th.

Other Important deadlines

  • E-filing for personal returns is now open
  • Calendar year Corporations are due 3/15
  • Personal returns are due April 17th
  • IRA and HSA deposits for 2016 can be made by 4/17

Hear what others say

Outstanding!!  I hired Kim to help me take care of my taxes, and she has been amazing! Very quick to respond to emails, and answers all of my questions. It's a very nice feeling knowing there is someone out there you can trust to take care of financial business that you may be unsure of. I highly recommend her! -Victoria, Nashua, NH

Pleasant, professional, knowledgeable 

Our first visit with Kim went great! She seems like an honest, genuine person who is extremely knowledgeable in her line of work. She answered all our questions and more and didn't make us feel "stupid" like other professionals I've dealt with in the past. She helped us way more than we were expecting. We look forward to working with Kim and her great staff! -Heidi Gilford, NH

Saved us over $11,000 in IRS Penalties

My books were a complete mess, and I didn't know where to start.  We had overdue returns and late penalties in excess of $11,000.  EA CPA expertly got all penalties waived and our books are in order.  I can't believe how great this feels! Thank you EA CPA for giving us our lives back!!  We would recommend Kim and staff to anyone who has a business or messy files! -Dave, Guild NH

Found me money! 

Kim and EA CPA staff have been great to work with. They found money for me I never would have found doing my own taxes. Kim was 100% looking out for my best interests. There is no one else I'd rather have managing my taxes.  -Steve A. Merrimack NH   

Learn about our Value Packages and $50 Referral Program

Business packages with affordable monthly rates which eliminate worrying  you'll be billed every time you have a question. Talk to us about your needs and we will create a great package to help you get organized, prepared and help grow your business. 

We offer $50 credit for anyone you refer that becomes a client!

Stop in and say hi!

Our new office building is awesome! Stop by and say hello, we'd love to show you around!


Clients have questions. We have answers!

  • Why a CPA? A professional CPA has to continually stay updated on all tax laws. They can represent you in tax court and lower your audit risk.  Their insight is invaluable.
  • Is a CPA in my budget?  Peace of mind is worth every penny! We can work with any budget!

About Us

Kimberly R. Edwards, CPA

Kimberly R. Edwards, CPA is the firm's owner, with decades of business, tax , financial and management expertise.  Kim's friendly nature immediately puts people at ease and they comment on her attention to detail and efficiency. No problem is too big. You won't have to keep calling for information and rarely will you have a tax extension. Kim and her colleagues delight in understanding what your numbers mean in an easy to understand way.  She gives peace of mind and her firm will deliver what you need to make the right financial decisions for your business and your family.  Plus everyone at Edwards & Associates, CPA are approachable, right down to the way we dress. 

Our knowledgeable,helpful, and confident staff will organize your records, help you make sense of what the numbers mean and follow right through to your tax return prep.  We help Small Businesses, Corporations, Partnerships, Non Profits, Estates and Individuals.  We prepare compiled and reviewed Financial Statements as well as Personal Financial Statements.   We deeply understand your business and can do your monthly accounting all the way to tax preparation so that you can focus on your bottom line! Give us a call, we can help. 

John L. Lard, CPA

  Our firm's founder, John L. Lard, CPA is a former IRS Auditor and has 30+ years experience in tax, finance, and tax resolution.  John is the former Chairman of the Board of Franklin Savings Bank and has served on countless community boards, as he  deeply cares about bettering the community.  People immediatly like John's easy going nature but know that, behind his twinkling eyes, he has a mind like a steel trap.  It's amazing to watch John as he starts thinking about out of the box ideas to help clients with tax and accounting treatments! 

We are Tax Resolution Specialists. Our experience with complex businesses and tax returns make us excellent at understanding what the IRS looks for and how to avoid the pitfalls. If you are ever audited, you never have to appear before the IRS.  We do it all for with confidence.  Imagine having your bookkeeping, accounting and tax work prepared with this knowledge.  We strive to take every deduction you are entitled to and also keep you out of tax court.  

Gloria W. Hayes, CPA

Gloria Hayes CPA has decades of expererience in the financial and tax arenas. Gloria is one of the nicest people you'll ever meet.  She is calm, friendly and has a sunny outlook on life.Gloria is hard working and has immense attention to detail while also being able to see the "big picture".  Gloria is an expert at Quickbooks and organizing messy records skillfully and meaningfully.  Gloria has successfully represented clients in tough IRS tax cases with her meticulous records and expert knowledge.  She serves on the board of directors of several area non profits.  

We are Members of the AICPA and take hours of continuing education to stay on the cutting edge of tax strategies and laws.  We are Quickbooks ProAdvisors and have recently been certified with Quickbooks Online. 

Contact an Expert 603-286-8000

Even better, drop in and say Hi!

We love our clients, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Edwards & Associates, CPA P.C.

51 Park St Northfield, NH 03276

(603) 286-8000 or Email kim@eacpa.biz


Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

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