As an RLB business client, you will have considerable competitive advantages. Yes, RLB’s long history of proven success with local businesses of all sizes—from large corporations to family-owned enterprises—provides essential advantages: smarter tax strategies, deep resources to strengthen all financial aspects of your business, responsive attention from the foremost financial advisors in the Lehigh Valley and Pocono regions.

But beyond these immediate advantages, your business will have a financial team that will be there to optimize value during those most critical milestones in your business journey—start-up, capital growth, acquisitions, family-friendly tax strategies, succession planning and ownership transitions.

Our value is in time-tested performance…and this promise:

The RLB team will be with you at every point in your business journey, ensuring that the rewards you have worked for become your reality.

RLB’s Business Services Include:


Consultation Relationships

We provide professional consultations customized to the objectives and timing cycles of client businesses. Consultation schedules can be structured monthly, quarterly or as-needed. Ongoing oversight and counsel geared to the unique features and of each RLB client’s goals have proven to be a cost-effective, pro-active catalyst for business growth, long-term financial solidity and successful succession planning/execution.

Business Entity Selection

Choosing the form of entity of your business (e.g. “S” corporation, sole proprietor, limited liability company…) is a crucial decision that can have longstanding tax implications, positive or negative. We can assist you in evaluating the pros and cons of each entity type to help you determine the most advantageous form of business for your company.

Business Succession Planning

Effective coordination of the transition of your business to your successors is critical to ensure its continued success once you decide to remove yourself from the company’s day to day operations. With a solid background in tax and other financial matters, we are fully qualified to address the complex issues of business continuation and can assist you in developing a strategically sound plan.

Business Valuations

Whether you are thinking of buying a new business or facing life changes which may impact your business and/or property ownership values, the amount attached to the value of your business is important. We can provide useful and objective analysis to assist you in the valuation of any business in which you have an interest.

Buying & Selling a Business

Structuring the purchase or sale of a business properly is a critical step in the process of buying or selling a business. Our competent staff has experience to guide you through the acquisition/disposition process by addressing such issues as cash flow analysis and tax considerations.

Employee Benefit Plans

The accounting and tax issues involved with employer-provided benefit plans can be overwhelming. We can assist with the development, implementation and administration of your employee benefit plan.

Fraud Prevention & Detection

We use accounting and auditing skills to provide an analysis of financial records in conjunction with fraud and theft investigation. Our damage measurement methods can determine the extent of financial loss and illegal accounting practices.

Management Advisory Services

Even the most qualified managers can benefit from competent, objective feedback. We can help your company’s management team develop long-term objectives and specific strategies to facilitate your business’ future growth and success.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Finding the right business partner for your company can be a difficult task. We can assist you in the merger or acquisition process by assessing such critical elements as tax considerations; product/service compatibility; competitive tactics and position; financial impact; and cash flow considerations.