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About Our Firm

 

Jennifer R. Chick, CPA, LLC was formed by Jennifer R. Chick in August 2003. For the prior two years, Jennifer was Executive Vice President for Harry E. Athan & Associates, Inc. In late 2003, she began working with Harry E. Athan to form an agreement to purchase the assets of Harry E. Athan & Associates, Inc. in order for Harry to retire. At the same time, the firm relocated its offices from Olathe, Kansas to De Soto, Kansas. The operations of this new company began January 1, 2004. Our firm has been heavily involved in the De Soto Chamber of Commerce and the De Soto Economic Development Council and has been instrumental in working with these two organizations with the growth of the community.

JRC Accounting is located in De Soto, KS just off the K-10 corridor. We focus on services for small to medium sized businesses. We are your support in crafting an extraordinary business. We relieve you of the details of taxes and bookkeeping, allowing you concentrate on your vision, the reason you started your company in the first place. Then we focus on advice that helps you to view tax planning as an integral part of your personal and business plans. Plans that can be put into action. We feel that this attitude insures a relationship based upon trust and teamwork.

 

Our Mission

 

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Jennifer R. Chick, CPA, LLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of De Soto's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around De Soto. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Jennifer R. Chick, CPA, LLC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Jennifer Chick, CPA
jennifer@jrctax.com

Jennifer R. Chick, CPA, LLC was formed by Jennifer R. Chick in August 2003. In addition to building her own practice, the purchase of a 30-year-old operating accounting practice in Olathe in 2004 created one of the largest CPA firms in the De Soto and surrounding areas. Our firm has been heavily involved in the De Soto Chamber of Commerce and the De Soto Economic Development Council and has been instrumental in working with these two organizations with the growth of the community.

JRC Accounting is located in De Soto, KS just off the K-10 corridor. We focus on services for individuals as well as small to medium sized businesses. We are your support in crafting an extraordinary business. We relieve you of the details of taxes and bookkeeping, allowing you concentrate on your vision, the reason you started your company in the first place. Then we focus on advice that helps you to view tax planning as an integral part of your personal and business plans. Plans that can be put into action. We feel that this attitude insures a relationship based upon trust and teamwork.

 

Laura Chick, Office Administrator
laura@jrctax.com

Laura has 19 years of banking industry experience in closing loans, over 15 years in public accounting as an office administrator and Quickbooks bookkeeping point person for the office. She is the 'go to' person with our long time JRC clients and came from the acquired accounting firm to JRC. Laura has a strong relationship with our clients and our clients trust the long standing relationship they have.

 

Shellye Abram, Administrative/Accounting Assistant
taxes@jrctax.com

Shellye has many years as an Administrative/Accounting Assistant, but took several years off to raise her children.  Shellye has been an employee of JRC off and on for the past 12 years.  Shellye is the front end contact when you come in the office.

 

David Thelen, Staff Accountant
David@jrctax.com

David retired after 35 years with John Deere.  His primary position was to manage their computer hardware and worki with their overseas divisions to accomplish joint tasks.  During college, David was involved in tax preparation on a limited basis, but gained enough experience to want to jump back in for JRC.  David joined JRC in 2020 as a tax preparer. 

 
  • Jennifer R. Chick, CPA, LLC
  • PO Box 860670
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  • Shawnee, KS 66286-0670
  • Telephone: (913) 583-3800
  • Fax: (913) 583-3803


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