Accounting and Tax Preparation Services in Yakima, Washington

Besel & Williams, PLLC is a local, full-service certified public accounting firm.  We take pride in offering personalized and professional service to individuals and businesses throughout the Yakima Valley area.  All work is done in our office so there is no need to worry about the security issues surrounding outsourcing.  We enjoy meeting with our clients one-on-one to obtain a comprehensive understanding of each client and assess each client’s individual needs. 

Our Team

Ali Williams
Ali Williams, CPA
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Ali Williams, CPA

Ali Williams

Ali started her career in public accounting working for a national firm in Dallas, Texas.  A native to Washington State, Ali and her husband always planned to move back to the Pacific Northwest.  They did just that when they moved to the Yakima area in 2012.  Ali has a Master’s degree in Professional Accountancy from Central Washington University.  Ali is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Rob Williams
Rob Williams, CPA
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Rob Williams, CPA

Rob Williams

Rob attained bachelor degrees in Managerial Economics and Business Finance after graduating from Central Washington University where he also earned his private pilot certificate through the flight program. Prior to practicing public accounting in the Yakima Valley, he worked for an international construction company in Texas. Rob is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Diedree Hall
Diedree Hall, Staff Accountant
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Diedree Hall, Staff Accountant

Diedree Hall

Diedree joined the Besel & Williams team as a Staff Accountant in 2014. She was born and raised in the lower valley where she also earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Heritage University. Diedree still resides in the lower valley where she is happily raising her own family.

Jerry Besel
Jerry Besel, CPA
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Jerry Besel, CPA

Jerry Besel

In 1977, Jerry opened his accounting firm under the name Gerald J Besel, CPA.  After 36 years as a sole proprietor, he took on a partner by the name of Ali Williams and together they formed Besel & Williams, PLLC.  Jerry is a native to the Yakima Valley and a graduate of Central Washington University.  Jerry is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Tax Services

Experience with a local touch.

Tax Services for Individuals & Businesses

We provide a wide range of tax services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. We strive to meet each client's specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment. We guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and tax preparation decisions with strategies that maximize tax savings. Our expertise, analysis and thorough research allows us to optimize financial opportunities present in current tax laws.

We provide tax preparation services for individuals and business entities of all types; including, corporations, LLCs, partnerships, trusts, estates and non-profits.

Accounting Services

One of the most important aspects of running a business is accurate record keeping and reporting.  Besel & Williams, PLLC provides a variety of accounting services and bookkeeping services that can be tailored to meet your specialized needs.  We will work directly with you to manage all financial aspects of your business in a timely and efficient manner. 

Our Accounting Services Include:

Bookkeeping

As a business owner, you have more important things to do than maintain your own books.  At Besel & Williams, PLLC, we will take care of that for you, so you can get back to running your business and generating profits.  We offer bookkeeping services to clients in a variety of industries, including but not limited to the following:

  • Farming and general agriculture
  • Construction
  • Electrical engineering
  • Inter and intra state trucking
  • Retail merchandising
  • Carpentry
  • Commercial and household cleaning
  • Wholesale distributing
  • Health & fitness clubs
  • Arboriculture
  • Nonprofit organizations 
  • Truck Brokerages
  • Fruit Brokerages

Payroll Services

We offer a broad range of payroll services comparable to national payroll service providers.  The difference being you can call our office at any time and speak to a staff member that is knowledgeable with your account.  We prepare payroll for clients in all types of industries and at specially designed frequencies to suit the client’s need.  In addition, we process all appropriate payroll tax payments and prepare and file all appropriate payroll tax returns. 

Financial Statement Preparation: Audits, Reviews & Compilations

We offer financial statement compilation services to clients in a variety of industries.  We also offer audit and review services to a wide variety of small businesses and nonprofit organizations.  Our experienced and knowledgeable staff is committed to providing assurance services with integrity, objectivity, independence and strict adherence to all professional standards, regulations and laws.

QuickBooks™ Setup & Support

We can work with you to ensure that you are getting the most out of your QuickBooks accounting software.  In addition, our clients can contact our office any time with QuickBooks related questions and support. 

Contact Us

Visit our office at 1021 South 40th Avenue, Suite 5 in Yakima, Washington

Phone
(509) 575-6406

Fax
(509) 457-4069

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