Linda Wall, EA is the President of Evans Tax & Business Services, Inc. Linda has been preparing income tax returns for individuals and small business since 1994. She worked as an assistant controller for a medium sized manufacturing firm while doing taxes as a secondary job. All in preparation for her own business.
Born in Danville, Illinois and moved to California over 30 years ago. During this time she raised a family and attended as many accounting and tax classes as possible. In 2007 she studied for and passed the Enrolled Agents exam which allows her to practice and represent her clients before the Internal Revenue Service.
She is passionate about educating her clients how the tax laws apply to their particular tax situation and training them to be fiscally responsible. She loves to train her clients to use QuickBooks and provides ongoing training and consulting. She believes the more involved in the financial end of the business her clients are the better an understanding they have to measure their business financial success.
Linda has been recognized by the National Association of Enrolled Agents as a Fellow of the National Practitioners Institute (NTPI) on August 13, 2013.
NTPI Fellows have completed a demanding three-part curriculum that has uniquely prepared them to effectively represent their clients before all administrative levels of the IRS. Having successfully completed coursework covering all variances of examinations, audits, collections and appeals, and having studied best practices and role-playing, Fellows know the entire representation process from both the client and IRS perspective. While earning the EA license denotes competence and the right to represent taxpayers, Fellows have made the commitment to a higher level of knowledge and excellence which further sets them apart. The course, open only to enrolled agents, CPAs and tax attorneys, was developed to prepare licensed representatives to protect their clients’ rights by disseminating the most recent information about IRS laws and procedures critical to representation.
Linda has served as Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Focus On The Masters, Inc, Treasurer on The Board of Directors of Unity Church of Ventura and the Channel Islands Chapter, California Society of Enrolled Agents.
Stephanie Council, CTEC is Vice President of Evans Tax & Business Services, Inc and a California native. Stephanie started her tax preparation career as a seasonal tax preparer at H&R Block in 2010. In 2011, she joined our firm as a tax preparer and all around go to person for her clients when issues of sales tax, City of Los Angeles business license issues come up. Her specialty is individual tax preparation with an emphasis on sole proprietorship and innocent spouse. She is a registered tax preparer with the California Tax Education Council. She is also studying for the Enrolled Agent’s SEE exam.