For Your Peace of Mind

We know choosing an accounting firm is an important decision.

Whether it's for a simple, personal tax filing or if you’re a small business owner or manager at a large corporation we have the skills, experience and people to help with all your accounting needs. Every person and company in the River Valley has different financial situations. That’s why we offer a wide base of services which we can customize to meet your unique requirements.

At Lawson Accounting Group, we can supply you reliable, cost-effective solutions in every area of accounting & bookkeeping. No detail of your financial health is too small, no situation too large. We want you to feel comfortable working with us and we’ll happily give you a free initial consultation and cost estimate.

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Accounting & Bookkeeping

With Lawson Accounting Group on your team you’ll have a lot less stress about your finances. Accurate financial records are a must for any successful business. We have the expertise to provide you complete bookkeeping services including general journal & ledger maintenance, bank statement reconciliation, financial statement preparation and timely, accurate tracking of receivables and payables.

You have a lot on your plate with the day-to-day operation of your business. Let us help you realize its full potential by taking the accounting process off your shoulders. It’s what we do and we’re good at it.

Tax Preparation & Planning

Dealing with taxes is one of the most time-consuming and complicated issues that any business or individual has to face. At Lawson Group, we offer comprehensive tax services including planning, preparation, filing and representation.

We constantly monitor federal, state and local tax law changes and how they affect your business. We can help you claim valuable deductions and credits you may have never considered and we’ll ensure you’re always in compliance with all tax regulations.

If you’re facing tax difficulties, we can help resolve them by dealing with the IRS directly on your behalf. Discreet, thorough and tough negotiations are part of the professional service we bring to your company.

Lawson Accounting Group provides many of our clients with a customized strategy to minimize their tax liability and maximize their financial growth. Let us help you develop a solid, pro-active plan that will make sense today and in the future.


For any size business it’s critical to keep proper tabs on your finances while adhering to accepted accounting standards and laws. Here at Lawson Group, our team of skilled accounting professionals can review your books and practices to make sure you’re in legal compliance while maximizing your revenue stream.

Auditing is a complex process. That’s why we pledge to handle all the details so you don’t have to worry. Your personal Lawson Group team will conduct a meticulous audit and then present our findings in a clear, understandable fashion. We take pride in our attention to detail and our thoroughness.


Accurate, thorough payroll processing is on of the strongest assets we offer companies in western Arkansas & eastern Oklahoma. Payroll can be very labor intensive, costly and tricky—we have over 30 years experience in helping small and large ventures solve their payroll issues. We are the area’s most competent payroll & compliance professionals.

Lawson Group payroll services include printing error-free paychecks, managing deductions and withholdings, filing quarterly and year-end federal and state tax forms, direct-deposits and other electronic transfers. We’ll report to you on a very timely basis which will help run your business more efficiently. And we can do it at a cost that will more than pay for itself.

Forensic Accounting

Fraud in the workplace can be a serious drain on your companies’ resources and cash flow. Lawson Accounting Group can help you detect and prevent fraudulent activity as well as designing and implementing a specific fraud prevention program tailored to fit your industry & service. Dealing with fraud is a very touchy subject. Our experience in this area will give you great peace of mind and an unbiased review of suspected actions.

You can trust all our highly-skilled staff to engage forensic accounting audits with confidentiality, honesty and integrity. We’ll take careful, trusted steps investigating potential fraud and can provide support with litigation, risk assessment and internal control systems. Fraud can strangle your business—we can help prevent it.


Polly Lawson is a CPA and also holds an MBA. There is not another CPA in the River Valley who can present you more varied and experienced consulting ideas for any of your accounting challenges.

For instance, if you use QuickBooks and have difficulties at times navigating its programs, we can help. Lawson Group has multiple QuickBooks experts to provide training to your staff and consulting to management & owners.

Estate & retirement planning, health insurance, investment tax issues, payroll streamlining, changes in tax laws, mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring, IRS intervention—these are just a number of the areas your partners at Lawson Group will gladly make available to you on a regular or one-time basis. You’ll be amazed how we can help you operate more successfully.