70 East Sunrise Highway Suite 500, Valley Stream, NY 11581.
DIRECT: 516-367-0440 , TOLL FREE: 800-367-1650

Preschools and Daycare

Since 1984 we have helped childcare providers and educational institutions in Baldwin, NY. Our specialties are Accounting, Payroll, Tax Services and Preparation.
Child care is an important issue for working parents everywhere. Child care businesses might be for-profit or not-for-profit. Many parents reject commercial child care programs in favour of home-based child care that permits their children to be watched with other children in someone’s home.

How Can We Assist You?

Child care providers who are exceptionally responsible, love children, are capable of handling high-stress situations and have flawless references, are the perfect candidates to open a home-based childcare business. However, for the associated accounting needs for in-home childcare businesses and pre-school, professionals need to handle these services. G.A. Clahar, CPA offers accounting services in Baldwin, NY. We have certified professionals on hand to comprehend the complexities involved in running a childcare business. We are ready to work with you regarding the regulations that govern your businesses and we will always ensure that your accounting functions adhere to the IRS rules.

Our accounting and bookkeeping services in Baldwin, NY include:

  • Setting a Chart of Accounts
  • Allocating entries
  • Inputting Bank Details
  • Year-end or month-end closing
  • Value-added Bookkeeping
  • Accounts Payable services
  • Accounts Receivable services
  • Financial reporting services
  • Reconciliation services
  • Data entry
  • Payroll processing and reporting
  • Tax filings

When you partner with us to handle your bookkeeping, accounting and tax needs, you can enjoy multiple benefits. You will have more time to dedicate to your businesses success, in addition to having more free-time in general, instead of spending hours going over the books, doing taxes, reconciling accounts or focusing on other duties.

Measures To Help

We can identify the measures of cost savings and help you increase your profits. As a result, your tax preparation is made much easier. We can help you identify all the credits and potential deductions available to you, in addition to keeping your documents properly organized so that we can file your taxes free of errors. When you work with us, you can define very clearly your financial goals and also ensure better organization of records.

Choosing G.A. Clahar, CPA for accounting and tax services means you benefit in five important ways:

  1. You save time.
    Outsourcing your accounting needs to us will allow you to save substantial time which you can use to further build your customer base.
  2. Identifying Deductions
    Our certified professional accountants will help identify the deductions you need to claim on your taxes. We also offer advice regarding different deductions and help in keeping proper records to support them.
  3. Consulting Services
    If you concentrate on growing your business, your bookkeeping and accounting needs will also expand. When you utilize our consulting services, the potential for your business to grow improves.
  4. Our Certified Experts Are Here to Help You
    By handling your accounts, our CPAs will ensure that you feel confident in the accuracy of your financial reports and documents.
  5. Understanding Ways to Divide Business and Personal Expenses
    Many business owners use vehicles and cell phones for both personal and business purposes. During tax season, it can be stressful for individuals to determine how to allocate the percentage used in business. We can help in making those accurate allocations.

Services for childcare providers and educational institutions

G.A. Clahar, CPA, is experienced with the operations, accounting and tax issues of:

  • Educational institutions
  • Early childhood programs
  • Childcare providers


  • Accounting, tax and payroll services
  • Budgeting
  • Management advisory services
  • Assistance with audits
  • Assistance with bank financing
  • Financial planning

We have been serving these businesses over 20 years.  Our unique experience will be an asset to your business.  We look forward to serving you!

Why Choose Geraldine A. Clahar, CPA Firm

Geraldine A. Clahar, CPA, has over 30 years’ experience as a professional accountant. Her background includes work in both public accounting, (with three years at KPMG’s New York office), and private accounting in the healthcare industry. She holds a BBA in accounting from CUNY Baruch College and an MBA in Taxation from St. Johns University. Her firm, G.A. Clahar, CPA serves small- to-medium-sized businesses as well as individuals, servicing all of their accounting, bookkeeping, tax, and financial planning needs.

Our Overall Services Include:

  • Accounting
  • Assistance with bank loan applications
  • Bookkeeping
  • Business consulting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Financial statement compilations, review, and analysis
  • Notary public
  • Payroll
  • Tax
  • Tax filings
  • Assistance with obtaining federal and state Minority and Small Business Certification

About Our Firm

Our experience in both public and private accounting provides us with a set of skills usually found only in large accounting firms. But our small size means that we offer a high level of attention and personalized service to each client.

In the field of taxation, rules are updated or become obsolete very quickly. We are constantly refreshing our knowledge base to stay on the cutting edge in the accounting and tax fields.

For professional, attentive service, no matter the size or scope of your organization, whether it is for-profit, not-for-profit or for individuals, contact us today for an appointment.


1188 Village Ave,
Baldwin, NY 11510 
United States


Phone: (516) 483-3851




Monday-Thursday: 9:30AM – 6:30PM
Friday: 9:30AM – 4:00PM
Saturday-Sunday: Closed