Paul Butler, CPA, EA Senior Partner, Tax Accountant
Paul specializes in the Tax and Accounting side of our business. He has a masters degree in accounting and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is highly educated on tax and accounting matters and is one of only a few elite tax and accounting specialists here in the Salt Lake City area that is both a CPA and an Enrolled Agent (EA), having passed the rigorous four-part test administered by the IRS. This means he can represent taxpayers before the IRS in audits, the appeals process, and other complicated tax and accounting matters. He is also one of our ‘small business tax and accounting specialists’, preparing corporate, partnership, trusts, and sole proprietorship tax returns. Setting up and handling accounting and tax preparation for Trusts, estates, non-profits, LLCs and S-Corporations are also no problem for Paul.
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services
With Paul's extensive background in tax and accounting, it will come at no surprise that Paul is extremely skilled with QuickBooks®, a popular tax and accounting program. From initial setup and training to ongoing tax and accounting support, Paul can help streamline your business’ bookkeeping. Paul also handles new business organization and set up, not just here in Salt Lake City, Utah, but in surrounding areas as well, along with computerized bookkeeping services, payroll setup, and quarterly tax reporting. In other words, Paul takes care of the tax and accounting headaches that many small business owners come to dread. Our clients appreciate this service as it affords them more time to work and develop their business.
Insurance and Financial Services
With 15 years experience as an insurance broker, Paul is an expert in the fields of Medicare insurance plans and Marketplace health insurance plans. Now that Health insurance plans are tied in so closely with your tax return, Paul can provide invaluable advice when it comes to choosing a health insurance plan, health savings account (HSA), or dental insurance plan that will work well with your tax situation. With a working knowledge in finances, tax and accounting, Paul can also provide expert advice with regard to budgeting, insurance, planning for retirement, college savings, etc.
Paul has been married to his wife, Toni, for over 25 years. Toni is a mom, foremost, a state drama specialist, teacher, and president of Kensington Theatre Company in Daybreak, a community theatre in South Jordan Utah. Together, Paul and Toni have 5 beautiful children, 2 new daughter's in law, and a grandchild on the way! Fun pastimes include travel, boating, watersports, hiking, climbing, canyoneering, watching and participating in dramas, and playing games together as a family.
“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” -- W. Clement Stone