Jacqueline M. Gleason CPA is an accounting professional whose passion is working and helping small businesses succeed in the current environment of ever changing technology and tax compliance. She is a CPA – Certified Public Accountant, experienced in helping small business owners relieve the stress and pressure of record keeping, tax preparation, and tax compliance requirements. She enjoys working with people, constantly learning and challenging herself! Jackie started J. Gleason Associates LLC in December 2017 after many years of working in a regional firm in Center City Philadelphia and a small local firm. Since we are a small business, Jackie takes the time necessary to get to know all her clients to make sure that all their needs are met! Jackie is a frequent speaker for SCORE TriCounty on both QuickBooks and small business finances along with other Chambers of Commerce.
A Certified Public Accountant is a an accountant that has met state licensing requirements. Although requirements vary by state they typically include minimum education and experience requirements, plus passing the CPA exam.
CPA’s also have to complete 40 hours of continuing professional education every year. The CPA credential is considered by many people to represent the commitment of an accountant to meeting high standards!
In addition to receiving the tax support, hiring a CPA helps you to receive for your small business, the accounting help needed to grow the business. As your business grows, you may be asked to provide financial information to banks or other investors which CPA’s are experienced in dealing with.