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Welcome to Carri & Pelletier Tax & Financial Services

Carri & Pelletier was established by Bruce Carri and Bill Pelletier, who have over six decades of combined tax and financial services experience.  Our mission, using a personal, holistic approach, is to first understand your goals, and then help you find the right strategies and solutions to pursue them.  We provide three areas of service to our clients:

Professional Tax Preparation, Planning & Representation
Financial Planning*
Asset Management Strategies*

Taxation is an integral part of most financial decisions; income taxes, estate taxes, gift taxes.  Our advantage at Carri & Pelletier over other financial advisors is that we have a depth of knowledge about this area of finances that provides greater value when making investment, retirement, business and other financial recommendations to our clients, potentially providing you additional savings by minimizing taxes in the process of helping you reach your goals.  Call us today for a free consultation to discuss your tax and financial services needs.

Here on our website, you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports. We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this website to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind taxes, insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.  

Be sure to add our site to your list of "favorites" in your Internet browser. We frequently update our information, and we wouldn’t want you to miss any developments in the area of personal finance.


*These services are offered by A. Bruce Carri and William Pelletier through their affiliation with HD Vest.

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