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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
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Sarasota Chamber Small Business of the Year 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 Hires New Senior Tax Manager in the Bradenton Office

Bradenton, FL

CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, recently added a new professional to the team.

Josie Parr has joined the CS&L team as a Senior Tax Manager, based in the Bradenton Office. Parr worked for a certified public accounting and business consulting firm for 18 years. She has worked in the tax planning and compliance areas, focusing on closely held companies and high net worth individuals.

Parr is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). She is a member of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance EDC Committee. Parr received her Master of Science in Taxation from Villanova University.

“We are very excited to welcome Josie to the firm’s leadership team,” states Jay Clarkson, Managing Principal of CS&L CPAs.

CS&L CPAs Hires New Senior Tax Manager in the Bradenton Office

Bradenton, FL

CS&L CPAs, a certified public accounting firm located in Bradenton, Sarasota and Tampa, recently added a new professional to the team.

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 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

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.