Our Team

About Us

Specializing in accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation, and tax planning, we have served the greater Phoenix area as a family owned business since 1986. We are passionate about helping individuals and guiding small businesses from start up to flourishing, successful enterprises.

In the rapidly changing world of business, day-to-day financial issues can seem complex and sometimes overwhelming. Navigating through these issues is a challenge for individuals and organizations of all types and sizes. The Tax Office Inc. is here to lend our expertise.

For over 30 years we have been guiding our clients through the maze of options and helping them make sound business decisions that allow them to proceed with confidence.

We maintain the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity as mandated by the National Association of Enrolled Agents and other professional organizations.

Our continued success depends exclusively on the client driven experience that is provided by our team of professionals.


Karen Lynn, AFSP

Providing Accounting and Tax Services for over 30 years, Karen specializes in QuickBooks and is a registered QuickBooks Pro Advisor. As the valued leader of our team, Karen brings a level of expertise and dedication that enhances our client relationships and takes them to new levels of business success and individual tax guidance!


Leslie Olness, CPA
Accounting & Tax

Leslie joined The Tax Office in January of 2021 and has previously worked in small CPA offices as well as large regional CPA firms.  She has more than 25 years of experience in the public accounting industry and has been a licensed CPA since 1999. Her experience includes business and individual tax preparation and planning, as well as accounting services for small to mid-size businesses. Leslie’s tax law knowledge and keeping up with the constant changes in the income tax industry make her a valuable advisor for our clients.


Donna Stanley, BSA, MBA
Accounting & Tax

Donna has a BS in Accounting from the University of Phoenix and MBA in Accounting from Grand Canyon University.  She has been working in the accounting industry since 1985 and preparing taxes since 2008. Donna's knowledge, education and experience makes her a valued member of our great team!


Jade Mandap

Jade joined The Tax Office Inc in November of 2022 and is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She is planning on getting her CPA designation right out of college and has a great passion for numbers. Her positive attitude and willingness to help in any way that she can makes her a great fit in our team!