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Our Services:

  • Tax Services
  • Accounting
  • Small Business
  • Charitable Gambling

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Landon C. Scott, PLLC provides successful tax and accounting solutions for:

Individuals Small Businesses Non-Profits Charitable Gambling


About us

True professionals

Our firm’s dedicated CPAs strive to:

  • Provide effective tax solutions using our extensive tax knowledge
  • Focus carefully on each client’s unique needs with custom-tailored accounting service, support, and guidance
  • Provide trustworthy business advice within many industries
  • Focus on being trusted advisors to non-profit organizations
  • Offer many specialty services including charitable gambling

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Our Focus

Tax Services

Every financial decision you make, whether in your personal life or for your business, can have tax implications. We believe that providing effective tax services goes beyond simple tax return preparation; it takes comprehensive tax planning to help you assess and manage the impact your financial decisions have on your taxes and your larger financial picture.

Our tax professionals not only accurately prepare returns for all types of entities, but as your trusted advisor we can assess the tax implications of your financial decisions, formulate a tax strategy to minimize your liability, and proactively monitor significant changes to both tax law and to your finances, all to help you stay on track.

Individual Taxes

The core of our firm’s philosophy is that planning is the key to an individual’s overall financial health. We can help you to develop a solid, sensible plan that can help you not only with the current year’s taxes, but also your future expenses; such as, saving for your children’s educational expenses, funding your retirement, and protecting your assets and estate.

Business Taxes

We strive to minimize your tax liability to improve your profitability. Whether you are large or small, established or just starting up, we have the knowledge and experience to offer strategic tax planning and preparation services.

Estate, Gift, and Trust Tax Return Preparation

We provide expert preparation of complex Federal and State tax returns for estates, gifts, and trusts. In addition, we offer comprehensive and knowledgeable assistance with the tax implications of your estate plans, gifting strategies, and business succession plans.

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Our Focus

Accounting Services

Our firm offers a complete range of accounting and attest services. We offer financial statement compilation, review and audit services for small business and nonprofits. We also provide accounting services including monthly or quarterly bookkeeping, payroll management and software support.

Financial Statements

Our firm provides professional audit, review, and compilation services to businesses of all sizes. We strive to provide meaningful financial statements that help business owners and managers eliminate inefficiency and realize their full profit potential.

We also specialize in audit, review, and compilation services to non-profit organizations. We understand the unique and changing requirements facing non-profits. Our non-profit clients come from varying industries including fire departments, relief associations, youth sports organizations, private foundations, and other mission-driven non-profits.

Bookkeeping/Write-up

We provide full-charge bookkeeping services such as general ledger maintenance, bank statement reconciliation, and receivables/payables tracking and analysis.

Payroll Services

We can assist you with any of your payroll needs including processing payroll, managing your payroll tax filing and reporting, or advising you on the best payroll outsourcing options available.

Accounting Software Services

Our firm offers set-up, troubleshooting, and reconciliation services for your accounting software. Whether you are using QuickBooks or other software tailored for your industry, we can assist in finding solutions to help resolve a problem or to become more efficient. We can also assist in cleaning up your accounting records so they are more in line with tax reporting or any other basis of accounting.

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Our Focus

Small Business Consulting

We focus on meeting the needs of small businesses, whether it is starting a new business, maintaining business growth, or developing a succession plan. Our experts have the knowledge to help you grow and manage your business while navigating the, often confusing, small business tax landscape.

Incorporation and New Business Analysis

Our firm can assist you in setting up a new corporation, partnership, or LLC. We will advise you on the advantages and disadvantages of different types of entities you can choose, and also assist you by answering questions and making recommendations on what we have found to work well for others.

Business Consulting

Our goal is to help your small or mid-sized business succeed, no matter what the economic climate. We offer a wide range of consulting services to help you improve business operations, boost efficiency, and increase the bottom line.

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Our Focus

Charitable Gambling

Since the inception of Charitable Gambling in the State of Minnesota, our firm has specialized in supporting organizations with their Charitable Gambling operations. We cater to the unique needs of our clients, serving a wide range of organizations including Veteran’s Groups, Fire Departments, Social Clubs, School Supporting Programs, and Youth Sports Organizations.

We provide the following services:

  • Annual Gambling Audits
  • Monthly Gambling Reports
  • Monthly accounting services for social and general funds
  • Federal & State Returns (990’s, 990-T’s, M4NP, etc.)
  • Planning & Analysis

 

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Our Team

Decades of experience

Landon C. Scott

Landon earned his degree from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is a member of the AICPA, MNCPA and MAPA and is a proud Eagle Scout. He is dedicated to helping his clients achieve their goals and enjoys working on small business, individual and non-profit consulting and taxation.

Landon enjoys spending time with his wife and very active five children. He also has a love for travel, music, art and literature.

Julie

Julie is a graduate from St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and has been in public practice for nearly 30 years.  Julie is a member of the AICPA, MNCPA and the Stillwater Sunrise Rotary Club. Her specialties include audit and attest services for small businesses and nonprofits, private foundations, and nonprofits involved in the lawful gambling industry.  She enjoys being a trusted advisor to her clients.

Julie enjoys time with her two adult daughters; spending time at the lake whether it’s boating or snowshoeing, and hiking.  She also enjoys her two rescue dogs, reading, music and cooking. Prior to embarking on her career as a CPA, she was a high school English teacher.

David Lindgren

David is a graduate from Globe University/Minnesota School of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. David has worked mostly with small to medium sized businesses, practicing in the fields of business and individual taxation, planning and attestation services. David is dedicated to helping clients achieve business success by helping them establish practical and sound tax and financial processes.

David enjoys playing golf, fishing and spending time with his dog Chewy.

Carl Mielke

Carl has degrees from the University of Minnesota in Environmental Horticulture & Accounting. He is a member of the AICPA, MNCPA, and MAPA. He is dedicated to helping individuals, small businesses, and non-profits create and maintain sound financial processes.

Carl enjoys spending time with his wife and two very active children. Carl's time is currently spent coaching his children's various sports teams. He enjoys playing sports with his children, golfing, traveling, and being outdoors with his family.

Joel Cramblit

Joel has degrees from the University of Minnesota in Anthropology (2012) and Accounting (2016). Joel worked at the University of Minnesota for four years before coming to Landon C. Scott, PLLC in 2017. Joel specializes in tax preparation including individuals, businesses, non-profits, and trusts and estates.

Joel enjoys playing and watching hockey, spending time with his family, traveling, and sharing time with his dog, Maple.

Kelly Niederkorn

Kelly graduated from Globe College / Minnesota School of Business with an Accounting Degree. Before joining Landon Scott PLLC Team, she worked for John Trudeau & Co. P.A. and Michael O'Neil CPA, PLC firm in St Paul, Minnesota. She works with small business clients, payroll and bookkeeping services.

Kelly enjoys spending time with her two very active children with a lot of time at hockey arenas and baseball and softball games. They also just enjoy the great outdoors.

Michael Tilton

Michael graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Prior to joining Landon C. Scott, PLLC in 2018 Michael worked as a Data Analyst for a software company for 4 years.

Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two highly energetic dogs. He also enjoys sports, fishing, hunting, and kayaking.

John

John earned his degree from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is on the Accounting Advisory Board for Dakota County Technical College. Prior to joining Landon C. Scott, PLLC, John served in the U.S. Army and the Minnesota National Guard for 6 years.

John enjoys spending time with his fiancé and two energetic dogs. He also enjoys fishing and working on his new home.

Brian

Brian is currently attending Metropolitan State University and will be graduating with his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in the Summer of 2020.  Before joining our team in 2018, Brian worked for 11 years as an Operations Supervisor for a document scanning company.

Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and dog Baxter, playing golf, watching sports, and spending time with family. He also tries to stay young by spending time with his nine nephews and one niece.

John F. Trudeau CPA, In Tribute

John F. Trudeau

After graduating with a business degree from St Thomas, John gained four years of experience working for Sands, Rust & Company and Olson & Barta, LTD. He then began working for Whitehead Accounting firm on the East Side of St Paul and saw an opportunity when he learned that Louis Whitehead was interested in selling his business and retiring. Less than three years later the business changed hands and became John Trudeau & Co., P.A. John spent the next 25 years successfully growing the firm up until his passing on December 19, 2015. John will be long remembered by his family, friends as well as many clients and his legacy will live on through the staff at Landon C. Scott, PLLC.

 

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Get in touch

We are here to help you from Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Our office is located at 8985 33rd Street N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Phone : (651)774-8785 or Fax : (651) 774-8786

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