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Edward R Schwab CPA



Edward R. Schwab CPA brings the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. We develop long-term relationships with our clients based on mutual trust and shared values.


Our People

Edward R. Schwab CPA is the principal accountant of the firm Edward R. Schwab C.P.A. located in Carol Stream, Illinois.

Mr. Schwab received his Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1981. He has participated in the Masters of Taxation Program at Depaul University in Chicago, Illinois as well as continuing education specialities in various disciplines on an ongoing basis. Mr. Schwab received his certificate to practice public accounting in 1983.

Mr. Schwab began his professional career as a supervisor of accounting for the White Hen Pantry Division of Jewel Cos. He directed all accounting functions for 130 franchised stores. In 1985 he joined a regional public accounting firm based in Chicago, Bernstein Hoffman, Ltd. At this firm he developed his tax and accounting knowledge over an experience of ten years in the areas of individual tax consulting, business compilation/review engagements, business tax consulting and related employee benefit work. Mr. Schwab's current firm was formed in 1994 to enable him to pursue his personal philosophy of providing superior personalized service of closely held businesses and individuals. The firm specializes in small to medium size business consulting and personal tax work with its primary client base in the Chicago metropolitan area.

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Laura J. Schwab - Bookkeeper Extraodinaire is the office manager/bookkeeper for Edward R. Schwab C.P.A. Laura holds a Bachelors of Music degree from Illinois State University graduating in 1981. Laura joined the firm in 2006 and handles various bookkeeping as well as administrative functions for the firm.
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Our Areas of Specialization

Our business clients consist of a broad spectrum of industries and pursuits. We assist clients in manufacturing, retail, personal service, medical and dental professions, consultants, construction, media, artists, publishing and a variety of other industries. As such, we are uniquely qualified to advise the small business owner based on our experienced exposure to varied situations and pursuits.

Our individual tax clients are as diverse a group as our business clients. We assist clients with fairly straight forward tax compliance as well as the more complicated tax consults needed by the small business owner and higher net worth individuals. The majority of our clients are within Illinois but we assist clients currently from approximately 15 other U.S. States.


Edward R Schwab CPA

370 S Schmale Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188

Tel: 630-260-0233

Fax: 630-260-3717

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