Elsasser & Associates, P.C.
We offer a broad range of services for business owners, executives, and independent professionals. We are experienced and friendly.
Our firm is one of the leading firms in the state. By combining our knowledge, experience, and the energy of our team, every client receives close personal and professional attention.
Please call us today and we’ll be happy to offer you a consultation.
Leveraging our Knowledge and Experience
The best resources for getting you started
Income Tax & Compliance
Guiding you through IRS complexities and nuances with care
Protect yourself and your business with effective tax strategies
Prepared Financial Statements
When you need more than a form filled out
Tax Planning and Compliance
We offer a full range of tax planning and compliance services. Although tax compliance does mean we put all your numbers in the correct place on a tax form, we really do so much more than that. We work with you to ensure you and your business are functioning in the most tax effective structure available. We also take the time to look at your whole picture now and in the future to see if there are any ways we can help you minimize your tax burden while still accomplishing all your personal and business goals. Tax laws are complex and constantly changing. Let us help you get the best result we can!
We can assist with bank and brokerage reconciliations, posting income and expense items to your accounting software, and the preparation of sales tax returns. We can also provide payroll processing and reporting for businesses with less than 15 employees. We have Quickbooks Certfied ProAdvisors on staff to help you ensure your bookkeeping is done correctly and accurately. We can provide set-up and training as well. The more accurate and timely your bookkeeping is done, the more information you have at your fingertips to make informed business and finance decisions.
Prepared Financial Statements
We can work with your company to issue Prepared Financial Statements which may be required for your lenders or maybe you just want your information formatted into a conventional financial statement. We can work with you to put together a Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows or other supplementary statement that your business may require.
Value Added Services
We offer a wide range of additional services including budgeting, loan/leverage analysis, business structure, succession planning and so much more! Because we try to get to know each of our clients individually and their whole tax and financial picture, we can provide value added services like recommending a new business structure or strategy that would be more tax effective or provide faster cash flow. We get very excited when our recommendations save you money!
Sherri Elsasser, CPA
Sherri is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the States of Missouri and Texas. Sherri graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1993. Sherri is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor for the Desktop and Online versions of QuickBooks. Sherri has been in public practice for over 25 years providing bookkeeping, consulting, and tax services for individuals and businesses. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Mid-Missouri Estate Planning Council.
Sheila Crum, CPA
Sheila is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Missouri. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1987. Sheila worked at a local CPA firm for 25 years before joining Elsasser & Associates in December, 2018. Sheila is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor for the Desktop and Online versions of QuickBooks. She provides QuickBooks consulting, payroll, bookkeeping, prepared financial statements, and tax services for individuals and businesses. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.
QuickBooks Consulting and Resources
Our Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisors can provide you with training, assist with the design of your Chart of Accounts and setting up the system PROPERLY as well as assist with posting day to day transactions, posting journal entries, preparing bank and brokerage reconciliations and cleaning up your QuickBooks when things seem out of balance.
Not sure of the next step in growing your business? Need to know what your main expense drivers are? Need help figuring out the best way to leverage your data analytics? Let us help you reach your goals through financial analysis and consulting services for your business.
Phone Number: 573-234-2720
Fax Number: 573-234-2790
1517 Chapel Hill Rd.
Columbia, MO 65203