January, 2012McConnell & Jones LLP, (MJ) Houston’s 14th largest certified public accounting firm, is proud to announce two new additions to the tax division; John Braden, Tax Partner, and Dee Anne Creach, Tax Manager.
Braden and Creach joined the firm as part of MJ’s recent acquisitions and offer more than 60 years of combined experience specifically related to tax planning and compliance. Braden’s background includes tax consultation for domestic and international business owners, and Creach’s unique experience includes IRS representation.
“The diversity of the two will provide an added value to our clients. Specifically, in filing expatriate returns and providing tax consulting for high net worth individuals who may have matters before the IRS,” says Thomas Jones, Tax Partner.
Both Braden and Creach are active members in the community. Braden has served on the committee of the Texas Society of CPAs, in which he oversaw the peer review program. He has also been active as a subcommittee chairman, and was involved in conducting seminars on the peer review process. Creach is active in her children’s school; participating in fundraising and numerous committees. She is excited to now be involved in community activities as part of the firm’s business development efforts.
“I am excited to join the McConnell & Jones tax team,” said John Braden. “There are many opportunities to expand the firm and the tax practice to help achieve our strategic objectives, and I look forward to contributing.”
MJ’s tax and small business solutions group provides a full range of tax compliance and planning services to businesses and individuals, including representation before the IRS and other taxing authorities; trust and estate tax return preparation; business acquisition and sale strategies; tax research and planning; and tax law impact analysis.
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