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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 recognized among the nation's "Best Firms for Equity Leadership" by the Accounting MOVE Project, named “Small Business of the Year” by both the Sarasota and Manatee Chambers of Commerce, and a “Best Place to work in Tampa Bay” by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

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.

2017 Best Firm for Equity Leadership
941CEO Greater Good Awards 2016
2015 Small Business of the Year CS&L CPAs
Sarasota Chamber Small Business of the Year CS&L CPAs
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Spirit of Manatee Community Service CS&L CPAs
Gulf Coast 500 CPA Firm CS&L CPAs
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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. In recent years we were named “Small Business of the Year” by both the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and the Manatee 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 2017, we were included among the Accounting MOVE Project's "Best Firms for Leadership Equity"

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.

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Latest CS&L News

CS&L CPAs Promotes Jennifer Messal, CPA to Leadership Team

Bradenton, FL

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

Messal provides full service tax consulting and compliance, specializing in federal taxation. With more than 15 years of experience, Messal has extensive experience working with family businesses spanning multiple generations placing importance on estate and succession planning. She focuses her talents on delivering personalized service in valued relationships as a trusted advisor.

Messal is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the Manatee County Estate Planning Council. She presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Manatee County Library Foundation. Messal is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and the University of Florida. She resides with her family in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

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

CS&L CPAs Promotes Jennifer Messal, CPA to Leadership Team

Bradenton, FL

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

CS&L CPAs Auditors Earn Advanced Certificates

FL

CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, is pleased to announce that two individuals within the firm, Jeff Gerhard and Regina Klein, have each earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Not-for-Profit Certificat

Hurricane Irma Tax Relief Update

Bradenton/Sarasota/Tampa, FL

Updated 10/02/2017 - HR 3823 provides targeted tax relief for taxpayers impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Hurricane Irma: Business Interruption Insurance Claims and Disaster Advisory Services

Bradenton/Sarasota/Tampa, FL

On behalf of the firm, we hope that your family and businesses experienced minimal damage and disruption from Hurricane Irma. While the storm created challenges and hardships for many, we are grateful that the worst-case scenario for our region did not transpire.

Hurricane Irma Office Closure Notice for September 12, 2017

Bradenton/Sarasota/Tampa, FL

Update: Our offices will remain closed through Tuesday, September 12, 2017. For the most current information, visit www.cslcpa.com/about/csl-news.