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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 Senior/Supervisor

The Audit Senior/Supervisors 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.

Human Resources Administrator

Oversight of the firm's recruitment, retention, employee benefits, payroll and other human resources administration activities.

Latest CS&L News

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:

Pamela Bennett joins the Firm as a Tax Staff Accountant. Previously, Bennett completed a tax internship with the Firm. A resident of Tampa, she is a member of Emerge Tampa. Bennett is currently working towards her CPA license and is enrolled at the University of South Florida.

Julia Bortan, CPA joins the Firm as a Tax Supervisor. Bortan’s background includes tax expertise in both public accounting and private industry. A resident of Tampa, she is a graduate of the University of South Florida. 

Jeremiah Coker, CPA joins the firm as an Audit Staff Accountant. Coker brings prior experience in public accounting to the Firm. A resident of Bradenton, he is a graduate of the University of South Florida.

“CS&L continues to grow through our commitment to serving our clients, our people and our community. On behalf of the Firm, we are pleased to welcome these individuals to our team,” states Bob Stanell, Managing Principal of CS&L CPAs.

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

CS&L Principal Named 2015 FICPA “Woman to Watch”

Bradenton, FL

Susan O’Neal Thompson, CPA; Principal at CS&L CPAs, has been honored with the state-wide “Women to Watch” Award, presented by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). The “Women to Watch” Awards recognize outstanding women leaders in the field of accounting.

Special Announcement: CS&L Expanding in Tampa!

Tampa, FL

We are proud to announce CS&L CPAs is expanding our presence in the Tampa market and opening a new Tampa office in August, 2015. Susan O’Neal Thompson, Tax Principal at CS&L CPAs, will lead the expansion and manage the new office location.

CS&L Hosts Cookies for Charity

Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

On Friday, Feb. 13th, CS&L CPAs hosted a unique contest to support area organizations. Employees were asked to participate in a cookie decorating contest called “Cookies for Charity,” where winners of the contest would have an opportunity to award funds to local non-profits.