About Us

We combine the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. Our clients come back to us year after year because they know they are in good hands. We work to develop long-term relationships; whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help.

 

Our People

William H. Bratton, CPA, Owner

William was born and has lived in the state of Washington all of his life.  He graduated from Kent Meridian High School and the University of Washington with a degree in accounting.  He has worked in public accounting for more than 40 years and is the original founder of the firm in Kent, starting in 1973.

William has considerable experience in income tax planning for individuals and closely-held businesses, corporate liquidations and stock redemptions.  William prides himself on developing and implementing practical, effective solutions to existing or potential income tax issues, and strategies for minimizing income and estate taxes.  He often assists with issues related to business planning, always with a view toward helping clients achieve their financial objectives. William has substantial experience representing his clients in disputes with various taxing authorities,  including the Internal Revenue Service and state agencies. He stays current in tax planning trends and techniques by attending many classes and seminars, some of which include courses relating to corporate liquidations, retirement planning and financial strategies.

William is a member of the South King County CPA Society, Washington Society of CPAs and a founding board member of the South King County Estate Planning Council. The firm has been a member of the Kent Chamber of Commerce for 40 years. Mr. Bratton has served as a member of the Chamber's board of directors and currently serves on the Finance Committee for the Chamber.  He has two grown children living in the area and is a great grandfather.

 

Dolly Day, Bookkeeper, Staff Accountant

Dolly specializes in handling payroll service for businesses. She is also a tax preparer.

 

Gordon Kuaimoku, Enrolled Agent, Trusts and Estates Expertise, Tax Preparer

Gordon hailed from Hawaii and loves to surf. He is also a tennis aficionado besides being one of the more reliable and knowledgable accountant we have, specializing in Estate and Trusts.

 

Mark Messer, Enrolled Agent, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Accountant & Tax Professional

Mark has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a completion of an Accounting concentration from the University of Washington.  Mark is also licensed as an Enrolled Agent with the IRS. He has experience in Auto and Boat dealerships, construction and many other industries. Mark's primary duties include: business and individual federal income tax preparation, QuickBooks set-up and expertise, payroll services and compilation support services.

 

Ana, Administrative Assistant

 

Our Credentials

  • South King County CPA Society
  • Washington Society of CPA's
  • South King County Estate Planning Council

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Serving:
Kent, Renton, Federal Way, Seattle, Fairwood, Tukwila, Maple Valley, Covington, Enumclaw, Bellingham, Lakewood, Fife, Tacoma, Everett, Auburn, Black Diamond, Buckley, Orting, Des Moines, Seatac, Bellevue, Redmond, Woodinville, and Northgate.

Our services are fulfilled in person, by correspondence and remotely via secured electronic transmission

 
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