Standard mileage rates will be 55 cents per mile effective January 1,2009   


J.L. Cohen & Associates, Ltd. is a team of professional business advisors and certified public accountants serving the Lehigh Valley, Pocono’s, Northeast Pennsylvania, and Northwest New Jersey. Our firm provides corporate and personal accounting and tax services that include: setting up employee benefit plans; analyzing business and individual investment strategies; preparing financial statements; offering money management options; developing tax planning strategies; and presenting business valuations. Within these categories, we have added specialties that move our expertise beyond the traditional CPA domain.

Our corporation includes a staff of 10 accounting and administrative professionals. We feel this staff size is exactly right for supporting our clients and goes hand-in-hand with our operating philosophy -- to ensure that all clients receive a strong, committed, professional program designed to fit their individual needs. To this end, our staff is chosen and trained to be highly motivated and competent. As we continue to grow, we plan to keep adding those individuals, that will support our philosophy and commitment.


In 1977, the firm joined the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Private Companies Practice Section. Membership is voluntary and requires adherence to rigorous quality control standards. As a member firm, we must adhere to Institute Standards, submit to an independent peer review every three years, and ensure each staff person participates in at least 120 hours of continuing professional development  every three years. We have been successfully reviewed since 1981 (our first peer review), validating that we provide quality service to the public.


Choosing an accounting firm is a very personal decision. While you are making yours, we ask you to consider the services and expertise available at J.L. Cohen & Associates, Ltd. As you review our credentials, services, and philosophy, consider how a firm our size can benefit you.

Our experience encompasses businesses of all sizes and industry types, as well as families. Our professionalism is recognized in board rooms, planning offices, living rooms, and courtrooms. Whether you are a newly formed company, a growing company, or an individual, we have the expertise and background to handle your needs.


                We are an independent CPA firm, providing the highest caliber                  professional auditing and financial reporting available.

               • We are an advocacy firm, providing the support and management                  options that go beyond the traditional CPA services.

                We are a critical component of the management team, providing                  as-needed services to the growing company not ready for a full-                  time accounting staff.

               • We are available for consultation in our two offices, with our staff.


At J.L. Cohen & Associates, Ltd.  you are assured of the highest quality traditional and nontraditional accounting services. We consider it our responsibility to assist our clients in every area of importance to their business, corporate, or individual needs, consistent with the law and ethics of our profession.