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Tylor and Claudia purchased Beckett Tax in the fall of 2018 from their relative Duane Beckett. Duane started the business in 2002. Before purchasing the business, Tylor enjoyed several years working with Duane. Claudia, the Office Manager, has worked for Beckett tax since taking ownership. You will find her primarily at the front desk fielding phone calls and performing other managerial duties. Tylor graduated from UW-Whitewater with a Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA), and he obtained his CPA license. Tylor enjoys getting to know his clients and building a long-term relationship. Although he is not taking new clients, he assures you the team at Beckett Tax will work hard for you and will provide you a professional service. When Tylor and Claudia are not in the office, they enjoy spending time with their son, Maverick, and working on their farm.
Bethany has been preparing taxes at Beckett Tax since 2005, first as a part-time preparer, then transitioned over to full-time preparer about 8 years ago. She is currently working to become an Enrolled Agent (EA) to provide you with an even larger range of services. Bethany mostly prepares personal returns for both US residents and Nonresidents and Schedule C business returns but hopes to expand that offering with this designation. Bethany also works with many realtors to prepare their returns, being a real estate agent herself; she understands the ins and outs of deductions and maximizing your return as a real estate professional. Bethany truly cares about each and every one of her client's unique situations and will go above and beyond to help navigate the tax world. She looks forward to working with you and hopes that with her help tax time can be a little less stressful!
Kassel graduated from Edgewood College with her Masters of Science in Accounting (MSA). With a few years of tax preparation experience, Kassel is excited to work with both new and returning clients. Prior to Beckett, she worked at another tax firm and worked as an accountant at a construction company. Outside of the busy tax season, Kassel enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, friends and volunteering with OccuPaws Guide Dog Association to train guide dogs for the blind.
KARINA MENDOZA, EA
Karina is a bilingual tax preparer in her third year with Beckett Tax. Previously, she prepared returns with the VITA program in Madison, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., and worked as a Financial Educator with UW-Madison, Extension. She is passionate about working with new and returning clients.Karina es una preparadora de impuestos bilingüe, en su segundo año con Beckett Tax. Anteriormente ella preparó declaraciones a través del programa VITA en Madison, Baltimore, y Washington, D.C., y trabajó como educadora financiera en el Departamento de Extensión de la UW-Madison. Le encanta trabajar tanto con clientes nuevos como con clientes que ya son parte de la historia de Beckett Tax.
Tonya has been preparing taxes at Beckett Tax since 2002. She loves helping her clients in making the tax return process easy and efficient. Tonya is an Accounting Professional and received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Lakeland College in 2005.
Gary is working full-time at Beckett Tax. Gary owned his own CPA tax practice in Lake Mills for 16 years. After retirement, he needed more excitement in his life so he came back to the tax profession. Gary has worked with Beckett Tax for the past 6 years. Gary is not taking on new clients and is looks forward to working with all his returning clients in preparing their individual or business tax returns.
Zania Hasselberger, EA
Zania is excited to join Beckett Tax for the 2023 tax season. She came from a larger firm where she gained experience in partnerships, s-corporations, and individual taxes. This will be her 8th tax season preparing taxes and is ready to grow her client base at Beckett Tax this year. Outside of tax season, Zania likes to spend her time with her husband, two cats, and bunny.
This is Weston's fourth year as a tax preparer in the Beckett Tax family. In a busy 2022, he and his wife moved back to Virginia and welcomed their second child in June, a daughter, Sula May. He is excited to work remotely this year with his returning clients and is always willing to take on more work. When he is not preparing taxes, Weston owns his own remodeling company, and enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids. They enjoy hiking and camping outdoors.
Scott has been with Beckett Tax for three years and is the head of the Accounting & Payroll Department, focusing on Payroll and Accounting clients. Scott earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) during his 23 years in the Accounting field. Scott has enjoyed working with many entrepreneurs during his career, providing him the opportunity to gain experience in many industries such as; construction, landscape, marketing, and restaurants. Several of his clients have been new startups that have grown into becoming established businesses in many communities.
Tena joined our team in June of 2022 as the office administrator at Beckett Tax. She is most likely the one you will speak to when calling, and one of the first faces you see when you come to our office. Her goal is to help our clients navigate their tax questions and to provide the best customer service possible during what can be a stressful time. She looks forward to meeting you and getting to know you. When Tena is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Aubree. They enjoy spending time with other family and being outside.