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Baker and McNiff, P.C.

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Lawton Baker and Gene McNiff, partners Baker & McNiff, PC CPAsOur Story

Motivated by the Desire to contribute to their clients' success, business advisors Lawton Baker and Gene McNiff formed Baker & McNiff, P.C. CPA's in 1977.

Baker & McNiff, P.C. is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Division for Firms, Private Companies Practice Section.  Voluntary membership requires that we undergo a system review of our accounting and auditing controls every three years performed by independent CPA's from peer firms.  The reports issued by these CPA's since 1980 have provided a pass rating which means that our accounting and auditing services meet the highest professional standards for CPA firms.

Baker & McNiff provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.

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Baker & McNiff is one of the leading firms in the Virginia Beach area. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention.

The high standards we set for ourselves and all professional and support staff employees are important.  These standards include working as a team and providing superior client service, to add value to client relationships by helping them to concentrate on the basics of their business and personal endeavors.  We focus on helping clients set and achieve goals, innovate and market, solve problems and make decisions, set priorities and concentrate on key tasks and perfom and produce results. 

Commitment and enthusiasm for these standards is the reason for the firm's growth and success.  We have created a great place to work for our staff establishing a high trust environment promoting learning, growth, and focusing on the people.

Our high standards, service and specialized staff spell the difference between our outstanding performance, and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.


Baker & McNiff is responsive. Clients are our #1 investment and customer service is our top priority.  Companies who choose our firm rely on competent advice and fast, accurate personnel. We provide total financial services to individuals, large and small businesses and other agencies.

Our clients are:

  • Closely held businesses
  • Professional service practices
  • Not-for-Profit entities
  • Individuals and families

We work with clients in a variety of industries, including:

  • Construction
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Real Estate


An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. Baker & McNiff's reputation reflects the high standards we demand of ourselves.

Our primary goal as a trusted advisor is to be available to provide insightful advice to enable our clients to make informed financial decisions. We do not accept anything less from ourselves and this is what we deliver to you.

We feel it is extremely important to continually professionally educate ourselves to improve our technical expertise, financial knowledge and service to our clients.

We will answer all of your questions, as they impact both your tax and financial situations. We welcome you to contact us anytime.