Heather J. Larsen, CPA, CVA, is the owner of J Larsen & Associates, P.C. She started her career in the tax department at Grant Thornton, LLP, an international public accounting firm in 1995 and left in 2001 as a Tax Manager in order to fulfill her dream to form her own accounting firm.
Heather has over twenty years of public accounting experience in providing tax planning and saving strategies, technical tax compliance, financial audits, business entity structuring, as well as management accounting and consulting services to clients in various industries. She has extensive knowledge of tax laws and has successfully represented numerous taxpayers in State and Internal Revenue Service Examinations at both the local and appeals levels. She is also a Certified Valuation Analyst and is well versed in the conditions that involve valuing businesses for estate tax purposes, charitable gifting, succession planning, and divorce and litigation support. Heather has experience with clients in various industries including Automobile Dealerships, Powersports Dealerships, Real Estate Management and Development, Farming Industry, and a multitude of service related businesses.
Heather strives to deliver excellent, individualized service and to make a difference in the lives of others through her ability to provide accurate and honest accounting and tax advice, as well as ethical valuations of businesses.
Heather is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the states of Florida and Missouri and a National Certified Valuation Analyst and she sits on the Ethics Board of NACVA.
Her firm participates and holds a passing peer rate as administered by the AICPA and the Florida Institute of CPAs.