About Us

We have been a top-choice for businesses and individuals for over forty five years. We offer a wide range of accounting, financial, and tax services including income tax preparation, business services (formation, payroll, bank reconciliation, budgeting, etc.), IRS audit assistance, estate planning and more. We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solution for your unique needs, then couple it with our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.

We have two choices for you, a traditional office located in the Historic Stanley Bank Building just East of 69 Hwy on 151 Street and a virtual office to serve your needs in a relaxed atmosphere wherever you may be today. We offer convenient lunch-break and after-hours appointment times to work around your busy schedule. Don’t delay, we offer free consultations for new clients and a 10% discount for early filers as well as a 20% discount for tax filing services to returning clients year after year.

Staff Profiles

 

Cheryl Parrish
Accountant

Cheryl is an officer of Stanley Tax & Accounting, Inc. d/b/a TaxAdvantage.  She began her career in accounting by specializing in payroll services. She provided payroll services for a company that had businesses in every state.

Cheryl later joined her husband, Bill, to assist him with his accounting practice.  Cheryl’s desire to provide more assistance to both Bill and his clients sent her back to night school to obtain knowledge in taxation.  Cheryl has obtained the credentials for an Accredited Business Accountant (ABA) and an Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP).

Cheryl has received the District Director’s Award from the Internal Revenue Service and has presided as President of The Missouri Society of Accountants (MSA).  She has served as the chairperson for MSA’s Legislative Committee, which is responsible for keeping a watch over the Missouri legislature for bills which might adversely affect the public or the Public Accountants within the State.  She is an active member of the National Society of Accountants and over the years has had the honor to hold the position as chairperson of their Insurance Committee, Membership Committee, and Member Benefits committee.  Cheryl is also an active member of the Public Accountants Association of Kansas where she has also held several committee positions. She presently serves as  a member of the Board of Directors and as a Kansas Delegate to the National Society of Accountants Annual Meeting.

Cheryl has a great desire to provide for her clients financial needs and to promote her profession.

 

Bill Parrish
Accountant

Bill began his career as a bank clearing house messenger, a temporary job to fund his education. As advancement opportunities became available, he advanced through all departments and positions of banking including Bookkeeper, Teller, Operations Officer, Auditor, Trust and Investment Officer, Senior Lending Officer, and finally President and CEO.

After many years of corporate life, he followed his desire to be more in charge of his own life and at the same time continue to provide financial advice and assistance to individuals and small businesses. He resigned and formed his own accounting and tax practice. The emphasis of that practice has been to provide meaningful financial reporting and planning assistance to individual and small business clients at affordable fees.

Bill has received the District Director’s Award from the Internal Revenue Service and has served the Public Accountants Association of Kansas in numerous positions including President. He is the past Chairman of the Accounting Standards Committee of the National Society of Accountants, their Task Force on Regulation of the Profession, their Professional Development Committee, and their Right to Practice Committee. He is a past member of the NSA Board of Governors and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation where he served as their President. He is a past President of the Coalition for Affordable Accounting, a national organization representing over 124,000 accountants and tax preparers formed by NSA, NATP, ACAT, NAEA and H & R Block. Additionally, he has spoken at seminars for the Internal Revenue Service, accounting societies, and banking groups. Most recently, he received the Golden Quill Award from the National Society of Accountants, their annual award for the best member written article for their national publications and their highest annual award, the Distinguished Service Award.

“Dedication to the needs of clients” and “an enthusiasm for the profession” are the words that best describe the reasons for his success in developing a dynamic practice serving the diverse needs of his clients.

 

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