Tax Questions answered at Ignite's Office Hours Dec 17

Groton, CT – Ignite, a program of Thames River Innovation Place, will hold its monthly Office Hours program with Marcum Associates. The accounting firm is returning before the end of the year to answer business and personal tax questions. Business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to schedule a one-on-one appointment between the hours of 10:00 am - 2:00 pm by emailing There is no fee to participate. All appointments will be held at the Innovation Commons, 93 Shennecossett Rd, Groton. More information at

Accountants Darlene Lee, Lisa Borgia & Cassie Carangelo will be the mentors on the 17th. Marcum Associates, LLC is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., including New Haven, West Hartford and Hartford in Connecticut. Marcum offers an extensive range of professional services and a high degree of specialization. In addition to traditional accounting, assurance and tax, including domestic and international tax planning and preparation, the firm's professional services include mergers and acquisition planning, family office services, forensic accounting, business valuation and litigation support.

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Ignite is designed to spur new ideas, businesses, and innovative growth in the Thames River region by producing events, sponsoring education, and connecting entrepreneurs into the business development support system. The Ignite program is established under the Thames River Innovation Place and is made possible by support from CTNext . Office Hours with Mentors will be offered monthly on the last Wednesday and is just one of many programs regularly held by Ignite. In December, Marcum Accountants and Advisors will offer tax help. 

Area entrepreneurs, start-ups, business owners and sole proprietors are encouraged to get their business and personal tax questions answered by registering for complimentary office hours with accountants from Marcum Associates on Monday, December 17th. One-on-one appointments can be made between the hours of 10:00 am - 2:00 pm by emailing Appointments will be held at The Innovation Commons, 93 Shennecossett Rd in Groton. More information can be found at