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About Us

About Our Firm

CPA and Tax Consulting Group, LLC strives to be a leader in the delivery of quality services and the attainment of client satisfaction within the public accounting profession. We are in a unique position of public trust and adhere to the highest standard of professional practice. We conduct ourselves with utmost professionalism and integrity.

Through personal contacts, educational programs, seminars, publications, and community involvement, we contribute to the financial and professional communities, expanding our reputation and opening up opportunities for our clients' growth as well as our own.

With continuous programs for personal and professional development, we attempt to attract, develop, and retain people with intelligence, attitudes, and skills that enhance our ability to serve our clients.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the highest quality, effective and responsive professional services to business, nonprofit organizations, trusts, and individuals.

The Firm is a service-driven organization and the professional services that we provide include accounting, tax preparation, general business consulitng, and tax consulting services. The focus of all our services is to assist our clients in identifying and achieving goals.

Our Team

EDWIN J. STRUBBERG CPA
Partner / Member

SERVICE AREAS

Income Tax Preparation, Planning, Consulting
Business Consulting
Accounting & Review Services

EXPERIENCE

Edwin J. Strubberg CPA works in the Union and Sullivan offices. Edwin has over 20 years of experience. He provides tax, accounting, and consulting services for individuals, businesses, estates, and trusts. Strubberg is licensed by the Missouri State Board of Accountancy as a Certified Public Accountant. He obtains at least 40 hours per year of continuing education credits to expand his tax and accounting knowledge

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Missouri State University, magna cum laude honors

AFFILIATIONS

Missouri Society of CPAs (MSCPA)
Knights of Columbus
Union Lions Club (past president)
United Bank of Union, Director
Immaculate Conception Parish, finance committee member

MELISSA L. ARAND CPA
Partner / Member

SERVICE AREAS

Income Tax Preparation, Planning, Consulting
Business Consulting
QuickBooks Pro Advisor
Technical Support
Payroll Services & Reporting
Accounting & Review Services

EXPERIENCE

Melissa L. Arand CPA works in the Sullivan and Union offices. Melissa has been a part of the CPA and Tax Consulting Group firm for over 14 years, including more than 9 years of experience in accounting, tax services, and payroll. She provides tax, accounting, and consulting services for individuals and businesses, specializing in non-profit groups and charity organizations. Graduating from Webster University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a minor in Computer Applications, Melissa provides technical support and professional guidance in accounting software for personal and business clients alike. Mrs. Arand is licensed by the Missouri State Board of Accountancy as a Certified Public Accountant. She obtains at least 40 hours per year of continuing education credits to expand her tax and accounting knowledge, and to remain a contemporary in the midst of ever-changing tax laws.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Webster University, top department honors

AFFILIATIONS

Missouri Society of CPAs (MSCPA)