Michael Carlson, CPA

Tax Manager

Michael (Mike) Carlson joined Gibson LeClair, LLC, in September 2020. As Tax Manager, he is responsible for preparing and reviewing individual, nonprofit, and corporate tax returns and compiled and reviewed financial statements. Mike works with clients in various industries, including nonprofit, healthcare, retail, and professional services.

Mike holds a CPA license in both Maine and Massachusetts. He consults on small business accounting. He has experience with various accounting information systems, including Peachtree, QuickBooks, Timberline accounting software, and C/F Data, an accounting software specific to construction contractors.

Mike earned his Bachelor’s degree from St. Bonaventure University in southwestern New York. Before joining Gibson LeClair, LLC, he has worked as a staff accountant, manager, and partner equivalent for firms in New York, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. He has developed expertise in working with the construction industry, especially electricians, building contractors, masons, and HVAC contractors.

Mike is a member of:

  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants

Mike has served as treasurer to various non-profit organizations. He lives in Fayette with his husband, Mike, and their dog, Joshua. He enjoys reading, kayaking, road trips, computers and technology, and traveling.

What Our Clients Say

I, as well as many members of my family, have been working with Jeanne Gibson and others in their firm since the 1990s, both personally and with various business entities. In addition to full accounting, auditing and tax services, they can provide valuable advice in diverse areas such as estate planning, business operation and valuation, real estate transactions, etc. They stay current with the latest tax codes and regulation and are very professional and well organized. I find their entire group to be very welcoming and enjoyable, in short a company that's a real pleasure to work with!

From the very start your group's professionalism and knowledge (not to mention the personal attention you have given our agency staff) win the day. Now you've made our way going forward so much smoother. Thank you for a job well done.

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