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Ron is the founder of Ron Stringer & Associates, PC and has 30 years experience in public accounting. He began practice in Dallas, Texas in 1976 with a local firm and was named a partner in that firm in 1980. He subsequently relocated to Longview, Texas in 1982, with the firm of Singer & Richardson as the tax manager. He was named a partner and remained there until he started his firm in 1999. Ron is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the East Texas Chapter of Certified Public Accountants.
Jason Stringer joined the firm in 2012 as Tax Manager. Jason is a Certified Public Accountant, and a graduate of Texas A&M Mays School of Business with a BBA and MS in Accounting. He has more than six years experience with a middle-market public accounting firm in Houston, where he worked with clients in the energy services industry, and in the manufacturing & distribution industries. He joined Ron Stringer & Associates in the areas of tax compliance, tax planning, and management consulting. Jason is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified of Public Accountants.
Judy has been with the firm from inception. She previously worked with Ron at Singer & Richardson. She is responsible for all of the bookkeeping and write-up and serves as the firm’s administrator.
Sarah joined the firm in 2006. She is the cheerful voice you may hear answering the phone, but her duties encompass much more, including secretarial duties and processing reports. She also works in the data entry, accounts payables and bookkeeping areas of the firm.
Shawna joined Ron Stringer & Associates, PC in September of 2015. Shawna is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana with a B.S. in Business Administration where she also minored in speech and economics. Shawna has roughly 20 years of experience in administration and bookkeeping roles across numerous industries including banking, mortgages, trusts, oil and gas, multiple areas of construction, and even a tractor dealership. Shawna works primarily in the bookkeeping and payroll areas of the firm.
Tommy McDonald joined Ron Stringer & Associates, PC in early 2017. Tommy is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and earned a BBA in Accounting in 1995. He has been a Certified Public Account since May 1997. Tommy brings many years of personal and business tax experience, including oil & gas and farming to the firm. Tommy is a member of the Texas Society of Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Dawn Stringer joined the firm in 2016. Dawn is a Certified Public Accountant, and a graduate of Texas A&M Mays School of Business with a BBA and MS in Accounting. She has more than 10 years of experience in the accounting field. She worked in the public accounting field with Ernst & Young for three years where she audited publicly traded companies in the energy services industry. Dawn also worked at the corporate headquarters for a publicly traded company in the manufacturing industry for three years where she assisted in preparing monthly financial results and the preparation of consolidated GAAP financials. After moving to Longview in 2012, she worked in the private sector for a company in the construction industry as an accountant where she performed a wide range of duties including payroll, HR, and preparing monthly financial results.
Elisa attended Sam Houston State University with a major in education. She joined the firm in 2013, and is the person that greets you on entry with a smile, and directs your calls to the rest of the team. Her duties also include working with our clients who use our bill payment systems and works to communicate with our clients and assist them in many areas.
Chantal joined Ron Stringer & Associates, PC in February of 2017 and is a newly minted Certified Public Accountant. She works with in our Tax Department. She also assists in review and adjustment of client’s books, and payroll reporting.
After many years running his own practice, James came to Ron Stringer & Associates, PC in January of 2014. James handles business and individual taxes for clients, as well as consulting with various clients regarding tax issues.
After working with Deloitte in Dallas Texas, as well as working for the State Comptroller’s Office, Quiana came to Ron Stringer & Associates, PC in 2016. She works with clients in maintaining their books and records, as well as tax preparation for individuals and businesses.
Neil has been with Ron Stringer & Associates, PC since 2001. He currently works on a part-time basis in the areas of tax and consulting related to controllership and back office functions. Neil is also the full-time Controller of a group of oil and gas service companies with offices in three locations in the State.
Brandi joined Ron Stringer & Associates, PC in 2015 and serves clients in the accounting services, payroll services, and financial statement preparation areas.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.
This is a friendly reminder that the Q3 tax estimate payment deadline is coming up fast. Be sure to make your payment by September 15, 2018 to avoid penalties. Currently, penalties for late or no payment average about 4 percent. And wouldn’t you rather keep that money in your pocket?
According to new rules from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, meals and entertainment tax-deductible expenses for businesses have undergone considerable reform. Because the explanations of new deduction guidelines can be confusing, we’ve created this brief outline for you. A visit with your accounting professional to ensure your Chart of Accounts is correct may also be beneficial.