Providing financial advice you can trust for over 30 years.

Our Story

Founded in 1983 with the idea of providing medical and dental professionals a trusted and reliable financial team, Cecil and Dan created Hartwick & Garant, Inc. Focused on providing honest, reliable, and accurate accounting and tax preparation, Hartwick & Garant, Inc. quickly earned a solid reputation and saw demand for its services grow. For over several decades they have proudly served their clients and look forward to building even more relationships in the future. In 2015, Dan’s son Matt joined the firm, excited to be part of the team and to continue serving our clients for the next generation!

Our Services

Tax Preparation and Planning

With tax laws changing every year, it can be a challenge to keep on top of the particular changes that affect you and your business. Let our tax experts prepare your individual and business tax returns and advise you on ways to minimize your tax liability.


If your business doesn’t have an accountant on staff, bookkeeping can be an exercise in frustration. Let us make your job easier with our bookkeeping service. We will manage your chart of accounts and keep a set of books that accurately reflects the financial state of your business.

Financial Statements

Financial statements are useful tools for decision making and showing you the state of your business. We can work to provide accurate monthly financial statements that reflect the financial health of your business.

Payroll Services

There are numerous local, state, and federal tax laws that all interact to make payroll difficult to manage. Let our payroll experts manage these functions for you, including and preparing any monthly, quarterly, and annual tax filings.

Business Consulting

Sometimes it’s good to get an outside perspective from a professional you can trust. Whether you need help solving a problem that faces your business or weighing the costs and benefits of an opportunity, we can provide the perspective you need. With our business consulting services you can count on getting an independent view that provides the insight you need to make decisions that further your goals.

Business Entity Selection

Choosing how a new business will be organized can be a confusing and critical decision. Sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, and corporations all offer differing levels of protection and complication for the business owners. We can help you decide which structure is the right fit for your business, and help you reevaluate that decision as your business grows.

Latest News

The IRS remains on the lookout for tax scams that can hoodwink unsuspecting taxpayers. Recently, two new variations of past scams have been discovered to be on the rise. Here’s what you need to know: Scam 1: The SSN hustle The scam: This scam resembles another where callers impersonate IRS agents. In this version, the […]


It’s sad, but true: Half of all new businesses fail within the first five years. Although lots of factors contribute to business failure, a common culprit is poor cash management. All businesses must deal with the uncertainty of fluctuating sales, inventories and expenses, but managing these risks is especially important for small businesses with limited […]


One of the basics in retirement is to be as tax efficient with your income as possible. In 2019, income tax rates range from 0% to 37%, plus a potential 3.8% net investment tax. Understanding how these progressive tax rates apply to ordinary income creates planning opportunities in retirement. The basic concept Many retirees have […]