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"By looking at the big picture, understanding both the client’s business and personal tax situations, I find and fix problems and identify opportunities others miss." -- Anna Talac

What would you be doing right now if you weren’t working on your books and trying to get your taxes figured out?  Taking on a new customer?  Enjoying time with your family?  If you’ve had trouble finding capable help when you don’t need a full-time accountant, or you’ve just reached the point where it’s time to focus on what you do best and let others handle some of the behind-the-scenes chores; it’s time to call Anna Bass, CPA.

Accounting and tax compliance are necessary evils for business owners. Many do not enjoy nor have the time and expertise needed for these tasks.  Let Anna Bass, CPA, take these chores off of your hands and provide the peace of mind knowing it’s all taken care of and done right.

Since 1989, Anna Talac, CPA, CMA, CFM, and owner of Anna Bass, CPA, has been helping businesses and individuals with their accounting and taxes. She has worked in public practice, small-firm controllership, and performed project work for Fortune 100 companies and Mom-and-Pop businesses alike.   Anna shares her vast knowledge and provides value to her clients and has earned their trust.

Anna continues to expand her client base, successfully branching out into new markets and fields of industry.  Current clients include corporations (S and C), partnerships and sole proprietors in the professions, the trades and retail.

 

Background

The results of a career interest survey revealed that Anna would make an ideal accountant or engineer. She studied accounting in school and during her graduate studies in Accountancy, Anna worked several positions in bookkeeping and accounting along the way embracing the learning and career opportunities each presented. Anna especially enjoyed working with clients encountering tough situations and solving problems from a tax perspective. As an employee her thorough work even uncovered a tax fraud scheme. Anna’s ethical radar kicked in and upon leaving that firm she formed her own company and her fine reputation has led to many clients and referrals. 

Education
B.A., Concordia College
M.S., Accountancy, University of Houston 
Designations
Certified Management Accountant (CMA), 1996
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), 1998
Certified in Financial Management (CFM), 1999
IL CPA license number 065026249

Anna Bass, CPA, is dedicated to providing high-quality tax and accounting services to businesses and individuals. She aims to help every client file accurate returns, keep vitally important accounting records, and take advantage of money-saving opportunities within the tax system. Anna will work with you to best understand your personal and business situation and give you the answers you need, even when you don’t know the right questions to ask. 

Anna provides insightful counsel, extensive tax knowledge and service to the accounting needs of her existing clients, and she can do the same for you!