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David S. McLaren, CPA, CGMA, CRFAC, ABGOV, RFI, CRFAU is managing partner of McLaren & Associates, CPAs PC. He specializes in strategic tax planning and tax preparation, as well as fraud detection and deterrence, forensic accounting and audits, profitability analysis and advisory services, divorce, and representation before the government. Mr. McLaren also specializes in preparing business valuations for: the purchase and or sale of a business, Trust and Estates, divorce, and litigation. Mr. McLaren graduated Bentley University Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy. In addition to his CPA, Mr. McLaren also has the following designations: CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant), CRFAC (Certified Forensic Accountant), ABGOV (Certified Governmental Forensic Accountant), RFI (Registered Forensic Investigator), and CRFAU (Certified Forensic Auditor). He services a variety of clientele, including individual clients, corporations, partnerships, LLCs, and trusts and estates. Mr. McLaren also handles international clients and foreign tax filings. David S. McLaren, CPA, CGMA, CRFAC, ABGOV, RFI, CRFAU is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) and the American Board of Forensic Accounting (ABFA). Mr. McLaren became a Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) in 2012. Mr. McLaren became a Certified Forensic Accountant (CRFAC) in 2016. He became a Governmental Forensic Accountant (ABGOV) in 2017. Mr. McLaren became a Registered Forensic Investigator (RFI) in 2017 and a Certified Forensic Auditor (CRFAU) in 2020. He is also a member of MENSA, Business Networking International (BNI), and ProVisors. Mr. McLaren has been working in the field of accounting for over 38 years, including 28 years as a CPA. In addition to his years of experience as a CPA, Mr. McLaren has over 30 years of experience in forensic accounting and fraud investigations, and over 19 years of experience in valuations and breach of fiduciary cases. Mr. McLaren has performed numerous valuations and fraud/forensic cases. Mr. McLaren has testified in court proceedings as well. Mr. McLaren has been declared an expert in taxation, accounting and forensics in the Worcester County Superior Court and Middlesex Probate and Family Court. Mr. McLaren has prepared over 18,000 tax returns, performed services on over 300 forensic cases, performed over 400 IRS and other government entity audits, and performed over 125 financial statements and yellow book audits.