About Us

“MK Accounting & Tax will change the way you think about accounting and tax.”


MK Accounting & Tax was founded in 2013 as a partnership between Dan McGown, CPA and Brian Kaplan, CPA. We work with privately held and family-owned businesses in diversified industries including health and fitness, food service, agriculture, manufacturing, service firms, and retail to name a few. We are located in the heart of downtown Middleton and proudly serve Dane County.

MK Accounting & Tax is dedicated to assisting small businesses and individuals with CFO consulting services, bookkeeping, tax preparation, tax planning and business startup services. We use the latest in accounting technology and software. Meeting deadlines, exceeding expectations, and constantly communicating with our clients is the foundation of our promise to you.




Our Values


Providing results in a fair and ethical manner;gaining trust through our actions. We do the right thing regardless of the consequences.


Committed to continuous growth of our collective technical expertise to meet the needs of ever more sophisticated clients.


Taking responsibility for our individual and collective actions.


Delivering accurate results, in a timely manner, priced as promised.


Available in our office or yours, we understand your business and provide personalized service.


Striving to exceed the expectations of our employees and clients.


Encompassing quality into everything we do and demanding excellence from ourselves.



Accounting and Tax wisdom At Your Disposal

Brian Kaplan

Brian was a partner in 2 small businesses before founding this accounting firm in 2009. That experience gave Brian first hand knowledge of the demands of small business ownership and what is required for financial success; he uses those skills and experiences to help his client's businesses thrive. Cash flow planning, weekly cash flow review, budgeting, forecasting, and timely reviews of monthly financials are his areas of expertise and are imperative for your business.

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Dan McGown

With 20+ years of tax experience Dan's skills are essential to today's small business. He specializes in maximizing business tax savings by providing a custom tax strategy to each client. Dan's knowledge of tax regulations and law is unparalleled and imperative for your business.

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Let's talk about how MK Accounting can help you!

At MK Accounting & Tax, we will tailor our services to fit your needs. All you have to do is contact us.

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