Miller & McPhail, CPAs, PLLC Announces New Name And Partner For Accounting Firm

Monday, September 16, 2013

Marilyn Miller, CPA, formerly of Pascarella & Miller, PLLC, announced the formation of Miller & McPhail, CPAs, PLLC. Ms. Miller is joined in the new firm with Jason McPhail, CPA. The staff, locations and commitment to extraordinary service remains the same as the name changes. Miller & McPhail, CPAs is a full service Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm with offices in Athens and Ooltewah Tennessee. They recently celebrated in both offices with Open Houses to meet their clients and other members of the communities.

Mr. McPhail, a lifetime resident of southeast Tennessee, received his B.S. degree in Accounting from Tennessee Wesleyan College. After working in regional and national accounting firms for 13 years, he brings a strong and diverse background to the firm in tax compliance, business consulting, Internal Revenue representation and tax planning. Mr. McPhail is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.  His skills mesh well with the expertise that Ms. Miller already offers the firm.

Ms. Miller, a native of Etowah, graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan College with a B.S. in Accounting. As a practicing CPA, manager and partner for 16 years, she has expertise in tax compliance, tax planning, business consulting, Internal Revenue representation, retirement planning and estate planning. Ms. Miller is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. 

Miller & McPhail, CPAs, PLLC offer small businesses and individuals a full range of  services that include accounting, bookkeeping, tax planning, tax return preparation, payroll preparation, small business consultation, estate planning, financial planning, and retirement planning. Miller & McPhail is committed to extraordinary client service by maintaining close, personal relationships with clients. 


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