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Great financial services provide you with more than an accurate account of where you've been--they also help you plan where to go. Where People Count provided loyal, patient and nimble bookkeeping services for our organization during a time of tough, reorganizational change! We have emerged stronger and with a clearer perspective on what we'll need to advance both mission and sustainability of the Red Cross in the Upper Peninsula.

American Red Cross - Central Upper Peninsula Chapter

Linda is a valuable asset to my business! Her knowledge of quickbooks and tax issues are exceptional. At double the rate you would still be getting a bargain!!! Professional and confidential...an A+ in my book.

The Office Shop, Inc.

Linda Hale and her staff have provided us with exceptional service over several years. We have found them to be thorough, knowledgeable, and highly accommodating in their approach to customer service.

Witting Contracting, Inc.

I give Linda Hale and her company my complete endorsement as a bookkeeper . I have worked with Linda since 2003 as the Treasurer of a nonprofit organization and then later as our bookkeeper for our hotel. She also brought us through the process of forming a corporation and a limited liability corporation. In both instances I have been thoroughly impressed with her knowledge of QuickBooks and accounting rules and have been very pleased with her accessibility.

Laurium Manor Inn

I can only give a glowing testimonial to Linda Hale and her staff at Where People Count. Linda has been with the company I manage before I came along. When I took over as full time office manager, I could not have done it without Linda. She taught me alot about what I have to do and she was very patient with me and she still is. I still rely on her for any questions or problems that I have. She does my year ends due to the fact that I could never do that task myself. If you are looking for the greatest Certified Accountant I would recommend only Linda Hale and her staff.

Northland Electric of Ontonagon County, Inc.

Linda and her staff have always been very professional and very thorough in their approach. Our questions are answered quickly and communication is excellent. We have been a client for almost 10 years and will be for many more.

Village of Lake Linden

We love working with Linda Hale of Where People Count! Her services are specifically tailored to our needs and she's flexible as far as scheduling goes. We would highly recommend her to anyone that needs payroll or accounting services performed.

Bruno's Motors, Inc. - Hancock, MI

We have used the services of Linda Hale at 'Where People Count' for over three years. We are very satisfied with the professional service Linda has provided for us! She comes to our office once a month to oversee our business bookkeeping and she is readily available by telephone to answer any questions we have. We have confidence in Linda's knowledge and experience and we look forward to continuing our relationship with her.

Siirtola Well Drilling, Inc. - Dollar Bay, MI

Linda demonstrates more patience than anyone I know in helping us with our many questions. She is very professional and responds quickly. She helps us will all aspects of our bookkeeping needs and we would be lost without her.

Swift True Value Hardware

We have been very impressed by Linda Hale’s ability to assist us with our bookkeeping, accounting and payroll needs. Her knowledge, patience and understanding have been extraordinary when training us on QuickBooks. Linda helps us on a monthly basis and whenever we request support. Linda and her staff are fast and efficient with all our requests. It is such a rare occurrence these days to not only find someone who has all the answers but who is also willing to help you. I would recommend Linda Hale to anyone who is starting a business or has a business and wants to fine tune their bookkeeping, accounting and payroll needs.

Houghton Super 8

Linda from Where People Count is fantastic. She stepped in during the midst of some trouble and was able to completely come up to speed with the business processes, the Point of Sale system in use, and has helped guide some of the factors influencing business decisions with her expertise. Certainly I feel like Computer Mechanix and I “count”.

Computer Mechanix