Bert Kraus, CPA is a Laredo accounting firm built around start-up companies, businesses, and high-net-worth people who need experienced tax help and financial guidance. The company's goal is to provide multiple services in one location. Its team has experience in various industries, including oil and gas, real estate, and transportation. Because the firm is close to the Mexico border, its team also assists clients who are entering the United States with new business ventures and has Spanish-speaking services available. The services include comprehensive wealth management and estate planning for individuals with a high net worth. Additionally, the firm has a partnership with Teamwork Financial Advisors, LLC, which allows clients greater access to legal help and financial planning tools. The company's president, Bert Kraus, has been working in his family's CPA practice since the age of 13. The firm was founded by his mother, Marjorie Kraus, who was the first woman CPA in Laredo's history. Bert received a Bachelor's in Business Administration in 1985, after which he pursued his CPA certificate. In 1989, Bert returned to the accounting firm to work with his mother. He has been the firm's sole owner since his mother retired in 2004. Bert Kraus CPA has been expanded to include portfolio management and investments, and Bert became certified as an Investment Advisor Representative in 2016. Individuals can receive access to personal financial planning, estate planning, retirement planning, and elder care strategies. Small businesses have access to a multitude of services, from basic accounting to strategic business planning. There's also support for nonprofit organizations. Both individuals and businesses can benefit from comprehensive tax services, including help with solving tax problems. The firm allows potential clients a free consultation to see whether its services are a good fit for them.