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About Us

Beneson and Zeleji CPA, PLLC Professional Tax and Accounting Firm in Livonia, MI

Experience... Professionalism... Accuracy... Trust...

They are not simple marketing buzzwords - they are words you, want to hear, especially when it comes to your business finances.

And that's exactly what we provide at Beneson and Zeleji, C.P.A., P.L.L.C. - unparalleled experience, a professional demeanor, and a meticulous, accurate attention to detail that fosters complete trust. In a word, our small business clients count on us to make certain that all aspects of their business finances are correct - and we deliver.

While we offer you a wide array of accounting and related services (tax preparation, payroll, trust/estate services), we always operate under the simple premise that we are here to do two things: make your business easier to run, and also make your business more profitable.

To that end, we listen to your concerns, we answer your questions honestly and completely, and we work with you to make certain that you are always operating at peak financial efficiency. And we do this whether we work with you one a month, once a quarter, or once a year.

We have been in business since 2000, and we specialize in small business accounting - thus, we specialize in your unique needs. In fact, we like to say that no business is too small ( really ). We are also quite proficient technology-wise, and are always up to date on the latest developments in accounting software and systems. Count on us to meet the financial challenges you face today, as well as the ones you will face tomorrow.

We'd be delighted to speak with you about anything related to your business's finances. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Beneson and Zeleji CPA, PLLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Livonia's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Livonia. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Beneson and Zeleji CPA, PLLC receive competent and timely advice.

About the Principals

Beneson and Zeleji is not just the name of the firm, but the name of the people who are involved with your account. Personal, attentive service is what you deserve, and it's what you can expect.

Ilene Beneson CPA

Founding partner Ilene Beneson is an expert in small business accounting, specializing in professional offices (physicians, attorneys, consultants, IT, etc ) retail businesses, and other service-type businesses (contractors and other professional trades, etc). She is a certified specialist in estate planning, handles estate and trust returns,and is also the co-owner of Custom Pay LLC, our payroll services company.

Ilene brings an impressive list of credentials to the table, including being a member of the MACPA and AICPA (Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, respectively). She also holds a degree from the University of Michigan.

Jeffrey Zeleji, CPA

Jeffrey Zeleji is both a founding partner and an expert in all manner of small business accounting, with a specialization in title insurance companies, vehicle sales and service companies (motorcycle dealerships in particular), and the professional offices of attorneys and physicians. He is an expert in estate planning and the related tax return preparation.

Jeffrey's distinguished list of credentials includes a degree from Eastern Michigan University, and membership in MACPA and AICPA (Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, respectively). He is also the co-owner of Custom Pay, LLC our payroll services company.

Our Staff

We have a small, skilled staff of dedicated people who help us ensure your account is always handled with the utmost care and professionalsim. You expect a lot from us, and we make certain that we are capable of meeting and exceeding your expectations.