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Accountants Puyallup, WA | Gintz Accounting & Tax, LLC

We are tax preparers in Pierce county, located in downtown Puyallup.  We provide Tax and Accounting services in Pierce County - Puyallup and surrounding areas: Tacoma, Sumner, Edgewood, Graham, Bonney Lake and more.  Welcome! 

Jerry Gintz, Managing Member

Jerry has 32 years of experience in private practice, as a tax accountant and advisor to those seeking tax strategies as they prepare for retirement. He has a B.A. in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University.  He has served as President of WAATP and in doing so received two Grand Awards of Excellence for his service.  (www.waa.org).  While president and even still, he has been active with initiatives, brought forward by WAATP and which promote improvements to the state's small business start-up process.  That involves how small businesses interact with the various state tax and licensing agencies, once businesses are up and running.

Jerry maintains a Christian worldview which informs his fiscally conservative approach to everything financial.  He is passionate about helping individuals plan for their retirement and financial future.  He has recently served as V.P. of Homeward Bound in Puyallup, a non-profit, 501(C)3 organization, focused on helping to relieve and prevent homelessness in Puyallup (2012-2017).  

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Tina Filori - Certified Bookkeeper/Tax Pro

Tina has been with the firm for 23 years.  She is an experienced Tax pro and a Certified Bookeeper.  She is a Quickbooks Pro Advisor with a Certification for QB Online, as well.   She is competent, efficient and has great organizational skills.  Tina has strategically taken over the bookkeeping and payroll services of Gintz Accounting & Tax, LLC and formed Filori Accounting, LLC.  It is business as usual, with both practices working collaboratively together like always, in the same place.  It was simply her next career move and she is thriving with the opportunity!  She is a solid team member with general oversight/management duties for both practices.  Tina loves travel with family and trailer camping with her huband and dog Bruno, anywhere in the Pacific NW - she is the go-to person in her family, as she is here!   Solid of character and wonderful to work with!       

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Naomi Cochran - Bookkeeper/Tax Preparer 

Naomi has been with the firm for 13 years and is an experieced tax pro.   She comes from the banking industry and has exceptional customer service skills.  She is a full-charge bookkeeper for several clients.  She loves to travel, especially if she can tie it to a 5k or 10k run event.  She represents the personality of the practice. Her laugh is contagious!  She is a great team member!  

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Corinne Young - Quality Control

Corinne has been with the firm for 18 years.   She comes from the insurance industry with experience in billing auditing.   She is the last set of eyes in our process.   She is a stickler for detail.   She is a great team member in helping assure our process is tight and thorough.  She irritates us, but we DO appreciate her!!  

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Lisa Vik, MBA - Accountant/Tax Pro

Lisa has been with the firm for a little over a year.  She has a B.A. from UW, A B.S. in Accounting and an MBA with an Accounting concentration.  She has worked in the accounting and tax sector for 35 years.  She was a rare gold nugget of experience and professionalism when we discovered her and added her to the team.  She loves travel, hiking, reading, cooking (fun types - for parties), military collections and supporting vets, good wine, gardening, scuba diving, skiing - life in general as you can see!  She has a kind and relaxed manner.  

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Breanna Buckingham - Tax Pro/Bookkeeper/Receptionist

Breanna has been with the firm for over a year.  She is a recent graduate from Green River Community Collge with an A.A. degree in Accounting.  She has taken and passed our required Tax Preparation coursework with very high marks.  She is finishing up her Certified Bookkeeper certification through AIPB, another requirement to work here.  She is a quick learner, loves her work environment and is excited about the career that is unfolding for her.  She considers herself to be an "old-soul" with her approach to life.  She makes a great team member!

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Jodi Stroh - Tax Pro

Jodi has been with the firm for 1 year.  She has taken and passed our required Tax Preparation coursework with exceptional marks.  She is an entrepreneur in her own right.  She is a local artisan and along with her husband they have established a very successful business over many years.  She GETS self-employment!  She is a stickler for detail and she looks under every rock for legitimate deductions.  You DO want her on your team!   She is an advocate for others wanting to be successful and encourages others to do the same.  She loves life and the many opportunities it brings.  She also, makes a great team member!  

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Christopher N. Gintz, CPA

Chris is a member of our team, even though he owns and operates his own practice in Silverdale - Gintz/Warner, CPAs.    He provides CPA functions for our firm, such as audits, compilations and reviews and Certified Financial Statements.  He is accomplished with an easy demeanor.

 

We take care of your books for you, so you can get back to the job of running your business and generating profits.
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We offer payroll solutions that meet your business's needs and enable you to spend time doing what you do best--running your company.
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We offer a variety of services to help make sure that you are taking full advantage of Quickbooks' many features.
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We're here to help you resolve your tax problems and put an end to the misery that the IRS can put you through.
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We offer one-on-one guidance and a comprehensive financial plan that helps manage risk, improve performance, and ensure the growth and longevity of your wealth.
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