Tax preparation and accounting firm opens

A tax preparation and accounting business has opened in the Grand Valley. Patti Reece has opened Expert Tax and Accounting at 647 30 1/2 Road.

An open house is scheduled there for 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2. The event will include a ribbon cutting. Participants who bring canned goods for donation to a local food bank will receive coupons for tax services as well as entries into a drawing for gifts. A financial advisor from Ameriprise Financial Services will be on hand to answer investment questions.

Reece brings to her venture nearly 30 years of experience and offers tax return services to individuals as well as businesses, corporations, estates, partnerships and trusts. She also assists businesses with bookkeeping, payrolls and startup procedures. As an enrolled agent, Reece can represent clients in matters before the Internal Revenue Service. For more information, call 434-5896 or send an e-mail to expertax@hotmail.com.