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We combine the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. We work to develop long-term relationships; whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help. We have the skills necessary to assist business owners in developing strategies which integrate business taxation and planning with the tax strategies of the principals and their families in order to provide a logical vision for the future

Donna Weber, CPA
Shareholder

Specializing in Assurance Services providing management and approval of audited, reviewed and compiled financial statements for closely-held businesses and Employee Benefit Plan audits, Business Consulting, Tax Consulting and Compliance, Management Advisory Services and Client Advocate for closely-held businesses and their owners and for individual tax clientele.

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Kimberly K. Green, CPA
Shareholder

Specializing in Tax Consulting and Planning, Business Consulting, Tax Compliance, Estates and Trusts and Management Advisory Services for closely-held businesses and their Owners and for High Net Worth individual tax clientele.

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George J. Koutelieris, CPA, MS-Tax
Shareholder

Specializing in all phases of tax work, such as planning and consulting on complex tax transactions including formations, liquidations, mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sales, multi-state issues and tax representation for closely-held businesses and their owners. In addition, George is a frequent lecturer for organizations providing professional education to other tax CPAs and is someone other CPAs turn to when they have difficult tax questions.

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James R. Carrithers, CPA
Principal

Specializing in Medical, Construction and Forest Products Industries. Emphasis on Financial Statements and Tax and Business Consulting.

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Rick D. Parducci, CPA
Principal

Specializing in Tax Consulting and Planning, Business Consulting, Tax Compliance, Taxpayer Representation, Estate Planning, Litigation Support and Management Advisory Services in the Real Estate Development, Construction and Manufacturing Industries.

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Holly M. Chan, CPA, MS-Tax
Manager

Specializing in Tax Compliance, Planning, and Consulting to closely-held Businesses and their Owners in the Real Estate Development, Rental, and Professional Services Industries.

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Lyubov S.Y. Newhall, CPA, MBA
Manager

Specializing in Financial Statements, Planning, Retirement Plans, Bookkeeping Services and Consulting to closely-held Businesses and their Owners in the Professional Services and Health Care Industries.

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Tyler Paschen, CPA
Manager

Specializing in Financial Statements, Retirement Plans and Tax and Business Consulting to closely-held Businesses and their Owners in the Real Estate Development, Health Care and Professional Services Industries.

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Colin Gillespie
Senior

Specializing in Financial Statements, Employee Benefit Plan Audits and Tax and Business Consulting to closely-held Businesses and their Owners in the Real Estate Development, Construction, Manufacturing and Professional Services Industries.

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Alec North, MBA
Senior

Focusing on Tax Compliance, Planning, Consulting and building relationships to assist closely-held Businesses and their owners achieve success.

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Arthur Dodek
Senior

Specializing in Tax Compliance, Planning and Business Consulting for closely-held Businesses and Individuals in Real Estate Development, Rental, Professional Services and High Net Worth Fields.

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David Green, MAcc
Senior

Focusing on State and Federal Tax Compliance for closely-held Business and their Owners.  Has additional experience in Reviewed and Compiled Financial Statements and Employee Benefit Plan Audits.

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James Daniels, CPA
Senior

Specializing in Financial Statements, Tax and Business Consulting to closely-held Businesses and their Owners in the Real Estate Development, Health Care, Hospitality and Professional Services Industries.

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Ryan Karkainen
Senior

Specializing in Financial Statements and Tax Compliance to closely-held businesses and their owners in the Real Estate Industry.

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Zach Simmonds, CPA
Senior

Specializing in Financial Statements and Tax Compliance in Real Estate Development, Rental, Construction and Manufacturing Industries.

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Jinhuan Liang
Staff

Specializing in Individual and Business tax returns.

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Priya Moghe
Staff

Experience in Individual, Business, Not-for-Profit, Estate and Trust returns. In addition experienced in Audit and Assurance engagements. Priya has completed a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Pune, India. She has also earned Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

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Kaixin Chen, MSAcct
Staff

Specializing in Business and Individual tax preparation and preparation of Financial Statements.

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Mengdi Wei, MPAcc
Staff

Providing tax return preparation to Businesses, Individuals and Trusts. Mengdi has completed her undergraduate degree in accounting from Washington State University and graduated from the University of Washington with a Master's degree in professional accounting.

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Matt Rommel, MSAcc
Staff

Providing tax return preparation to Businesses, Individuals and Trusts. Matt graduated from the University of Washington with a Master's of Science in Accounting.

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Lidiia Tkacheva
Staff

Experienced in bookkeeping, tax compliance and financial analysis in her home Country. Is currently pursuing additional education in United States Tax and Accounting.

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Patricia Knowles
Administrative Assistant

Experienced Administrative Assistant with training in a wide range of office administrative tasks. Professional support for Staff Accountants, Management and Shareholders.

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Katheryn Holste
Administrative Assistant

Administrative support for Staff Accountants, Management and Shareholders, with emphasis on electronic filing of tax returns, scanning documents and file management.

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Charlotte Thornley
Administrative Assistant

Administrative support for Staff Accountants, Management and Shareholders.

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Sandra Parker
Office Manager

Sandra joined our team in 2017 and comes with over twenty years of office management experience.  Along with keeping the office organized and supported, she also takes care of our HR needs, payroll, billing, receivables and payables as well as working alongside the Shareholders providing detailed financials and support to achieve the Firm’s goals. 

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Our History

Johnson & Shute, P.S., Certified Public Accountants/Consultants, founded in 1975, possesses extensive experience in advising closely held businesses, their owners, and their owners’ families.

Our Areas of Specialization

Our entire operation is rooted in a tradition of meeting the highest standards of accounting practices. From this foundation, we offer the following specialized services and expertise:

  • Tax Compliance and Planning for Businesses and Individuals
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • General Business Planning
  • Growth Planning
  • Retirement and Succession Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Bookkeeping assistance

Our Credentials

Johnson & Shute, P.S. has membership in the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Our firm participates in the Peer Review program prescribed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has received a clean report from all peer reviews undertaken, the last completed in 2022.  Click Here for a copy of our latest Peer Review reports.