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What We Do
Provide Accounting and Tax Services to Physician and Dental Professionals, Including:
  • Monthly General Ledger Maintainance and Account Reconciliation
  • Payroll Support and Reporting, NEW — ONLINE PAYROLL PROCESSING with printable pay stubs
  • Quarterly Financial Statements
  • Business and Personal tax return preparation
  • General Business Advising – Practice Management Consulting
  • Who We Are
  • Brent S. Halversen, CPA (Mark’s Father)
        Founder and Owner 1968 to 2006 (currently on Sabbatical)
        BS – Accounting – University of Utah
        MBA – University of Utah
  • Mark Halversen, CPA License # CPA 68208 (Current Owner) – halverse@pacbell.net
        BS Business Administration from CSUH &ndash Magna Cum Laude – 1989
        3 Years of Auditing Experience with Coopers and Lybrand – Oakland Office
        MBA Finance from BYU – With Honors – 1994
        Worked for the Firm from 1994 until 2006, then transitioned to owner
  • Scott Halversen, CPA (Mark’s Brother) License # CPA 74062 (Professional Associate) – syh_cpa@pacbell.net
        BS Accounting from CSUH – 1987
        KPMG Accounting Firm 1987–1997 Tax and Consulting
        Self–Employed 1997 to Present – Computer Consulting & Programming & Tax Return Preparation.
        Clients have included Pacific Bell (now AT&T), Microsoft, Signature Properties and Hewlett Packard.
  • Other staffing currently includes Mark’s sister Sheri, Mark’s wife’s sister Jalene, and Jalene’s husband Shawn. We are very much a family business. The Firm was started by my father, Brent Halversen. His father, Leon Halversen worked for the firm for 6 years, after retiring from a Retail Management career. Brent’s brother Vern also worked in the firm for many years.
  • Our Firm’s clientele is about 70% Dentists, with the remainder being mostly Physicians.
  • Management Style
    We prefer to use the advisory vs. the authoritative approach. We believe in providing enough information and education to assist our clients in making the correct decisions for their particular situation.
    Firm Values
    We believe in family, friendship, community, fairness, courtesy, honesty, and patience. We believe that awareness leads to better decisions, and try to keep an eye on the long term and the big picture.
    How We Charge for our Services
    We have a fixed, Monthly Fee for all Services provided to our business clients.
    We charge separately for Corporate and Personal Tax Preparation.
    We charge by the hour for consulting or computer related engagements.
     
             

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