WORTHINGTON — Legacy Tax & Accounting opened its doorways after a Nov. 19 ribbon chopping ceremony. The brand new Worthington enterprise, positioned on Fourth Avenue, affords full tax providers together with particular person, farm, partnership and any enterprise taxes, to call a couple of. Although the enterprise has restricted workplace hours, homeowners Sue Johnson and Deb Olson can even present bookkeeping providers, which can cowl a variety of gadgets from payroll and gross sales tax to accounting.
“We’re open 12 months ‘spherical to serve the general public,” mentioned Olson. “Whether or not it’s extensions, tax letters, new companies pre-tax, or consultations.”
Johnson and Olson have identified one another for years, and each have substantial histories in accounting and finance. Johnson began at an area Licensed Public Accountant agency in 1994. She has labored in each the private and non-private sector, been an auditor for the Metropolis of Worthington and for the previous 26 years, Johnson has offered providers for various space companies as a employees accountant.
As for Olson, she took the CPA examination in 1993 and likewise started work on the identical native agency earlier than becoming a member of the finance division for the Metropolis of Worthington in 1996. Olson has continued to work for native tax workplaces till opening her personal enterprise.
Although each ladies began on the identical CPA agency, it wasn’t till they have been each working for town that they met. Their paths continued to cross at an area tax enterprise the place they labored collectively for years.
“We knew we may work nicely collectively,” mentioned Johnson, when requested why the pair determined to enter enterprise collectively. “We’ve got that good repertoire the place we simply shuttle and we are able to bounce concepts off one another.”
“We all know we are able to work collectively,” Olson added, “as a result of we have now.”