Lauren A. Carnes, CPA, MST

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To contact, please email: LCARNES@OCD.COM


Lauren joined the firm in 1988 and became a principal in 1997. Lauren has extensive experience with corporate and individual tax planning, financial planning and in representation with government agencies. She currently directs our tax department overseeing services in most areas including corporate and individual taxation.

Areas of Expertise

  • Representation before the IRS and Massachusetts DOR
  • Personal & corporation taxation
  • Fuel oil dealers
  • Multi-state taxation
  • Retail industry
  • Business succession planning
  • Business consultations on mergers, acquisitions and sales

Automobile Dealership Taxation:

  • Demonstrator use
  • LIFO inventory
  • 263A Cost


  • University of New Hampshire, School of Management – Bachelor of Arts in Economics Bentley College – Master of Science in Taxation


  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Nexia International
  • Caring for our Community
  • Treasurer, Hatch Pond Committee