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Your accountant should inquire about your goals and concerns, while being proactive to adapt your strategy as your needs and the environment changes. Our stability and commitment is evident – we have been serving clients in Southwest Florida and across the nation for over 60 years.

CS&L CPAs is a full service public accounting firm that was established in 1954. We provide taxation, accounting, auditing and consulting services to individuals, businesses and organizations. Through our strategic alliance with CPAmerica, we are able to offer our clients the best of both worlds: The attention of a local firm with the knowledge and resources of an international association.

CS&L has been named “Small Business of the Year” by the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, a “Best Place to work in Tampa Bay” by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and a “Best Company to Work for in Florida” by Florida Trend Magazine.

We are proud to offer an array of services and industry specialists to meet your needs. Review our service offerings to learn how we can develop the right solution for you.

2015 Manatee Chamber Small Business of the Year
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Spirit of Manatee Award
CPA 40 Award

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Ranked as a "Best Company to Work for in Florida"

Our employees and our community agree – CS&L is an outstanding place to work.

We have been recognized for our strong company culture and commitment to providing a great work environment for our employees. We were recently named “Small Business of the Year” by the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, a “Best Place to work in Tampa Bay” by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and a “Best Company to Work for in Florida” by Florida Trend Magazine.

In addition, the firm and our staff have been featured in various publications for their expertise and commitment to the community. We pride ourselves on hiring exceptional candidates and providing an environment where our staff members can grow professionally and personally.

Tax Senior

The Tax Senior is required to prepare basic and advanced tax returns. The position develops strong relationships with clients and maintains open communication lines.

Internship Program

CS&L offers a unique hands-on internship experience to better prepare candidates in the field of public accounting. We offer Spring, Summer and Fall internships with different areas of focus.

Audit Supervisor

The Audit Supervisor executes the day-to-day in charge auditor activities of audit engagements of various clients including overseeing staffing and flow of engagements.

Audit Staff Accountant

A Staff Accountant reviews the accounts and assists in preparing all tax forms and financial statements under the direction of a Senior Accountant.

Tax Manager

The Tax Manager has demonstrated commitment to providing excellent client service, excellent organizational and communication skills as well as experience providing tax compliance, planning, research, and developing staff. 

Audit Manager

The Audit Manager plans and supervises multiple engagement teams through the performance of audit, reviews and compilations for firm clients.

Latest CS&L News

CS&L CPAs Promotes New Principal to Leadership Team

Bradenton, FL

CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, is pleased to announce that Jeff Gerhard, CPA, CFE, has been promoted to Principal. Gerhard provides audit and assurance services for the firm’s client base, specializing in the areas of nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and governmental entities.

With more than 18 years of experience, Gerhard recently earned the AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certificate. He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), Florida Government Finance Officers Association (FGFOA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is an alumni of Leadership Manatee and presently serves on the Finance Committee of the Humane Society of Manatee County. Gerhard is a graduate of Oakland University and resides in Bradenton, Florida.

“We are very excited to welcome Jeff to the firm’s leadership team,” states Bob Stanell, Managing Principal of CS&L CPAs. “Jeff has been a key player in driving the growth of our audit practice and we value his exceptional contributions to the firm.”

About CS&L CPAs

Serving the Southwest Florida region since 1954, CS&L CPAs is a full service certified public accounting firm with offices in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa. The Firm provides accounting, taxation, auditing and consulting services to individuals, businesses and organizations. Our mission is to understand your unique needs and create exceptional solutions.

CS&L CPAs Promotes New Principal to Leadership Team

Bradenton, FL

CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, is pleased to announce that Jeff Gerhard, CPA, CFE, has been promoted to Principal.

CS&L CPAs Announces Promotions

Bradenton/Sarasota/Tampa, FL

CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, is pleased to announce the following staff promotions within the firm.

CS&L Auditor Earns Advanced Single Audit Certificate

Bradenton, FL

CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, is pleased to announce that Jeff Gerhard, CPA, CFE, has earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Advanced Single Audit Certificate.

CS&L CPAs Announces New Staff Members

Bradenton, FL

CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, recently added the following professionals to its team:

CS&L CPAs Donates School Supplies to Easter Seals

Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

CS&L CPAs Donates School Supplies to Easter Seals