Christian Block, CPA
Christian Block, a tax manager at Nelson CPA, provides tax compliance and planning services to multistate S corporations and C corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and active real estate investors. Prior to joining Nelson CPA, he worked at Clark Nuber PS. He holds a Master in Professional Accountancy from Montana State University.
Elizabeth C. Nelson, CPA
Elizabeth C. Nelson, a practicing CPA in Seattle, provides tax accounting services to numerous entrepreneurs and investors with an international footprint. She holds a BS in accounting Western Governors University.
She is the co-author of two other tax monographs: Preparing Form 3115 for the Tangential Property Regulations and Small Businesses and the Affordable Care Act, which thousands of CPAs purchased and read to quickly learn complex new tax statutes and regulations.
Stephen L. Nelson, CPA
Stephen L. Nelson specializes in serving Subchapter S corporations and their owners. He has an MBA in finance from the University of Washington and an MS in tax from Golden Gate University. A former adjunct professor at Golden Gate University’s graduate tax school, he is also the author of the bestselling books QuickBooks for Dummies and Quicken for Dummies. and the tax monograph Maximizing Section 199A Deductions.
Steve’s received a lot of attention for his work over the years. For example, he’s been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal twice, most recently for this article about target retirement funds (subscription required). Fortune Small Business has consulted Steve as an expert on tax issues related to LLCs, Imke Ratchko’s New York small business law blog has favorably reviewed his DIY Incorporation Kits, and J.D. Meier solicited a guest post from Steve for his high-profile Sources of Insight blog, titled “The Five Small Business Success Formulas.”
Ying Zhu, CPA
Ying Zhu, a staff tax accountant at Nelson CPA, received her Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Prior to Nelson, CPA, she worked at MarksNelson LLC – a top 10 largest accounting CPA firm in Kansas City. Ying enjoys helping clients better understand their financials and tax implications before making a decision. For the Evergreen Small Business blog, she maintains the LLC formation pages that explain how a business owner or investor can set up an LLC quickly and economically any all fifty states. Ying is also bilingual in English and Mandarin. When she’s not working, Ying spends time with her family, reading, biking and building Legos.
You can learn more about the Seattle-area CPA firm where Christian, Beth. Steve and Ying all work, Nelson CPA, by following the link to the firm web site or by calling the firm offices at (425) 881-7350. Check out their firm office location below for help finding the place: