Contact Leslie at email@example.com.
Leslie Hanson graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and then earned a Post Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate from Portland State University in 1996. She was recognized by the PSU School of Business Administration that year as the Outstanding Post Baccalaureate in Accounting for Outstanding Academic Performance. Leslie has been a Certified Public Accountant in Oregon since 1998.
Ms. Hanson has worked in public accounting for 20 years. Her career began in 1996 at Geffen Mesher in Portland. She worked there until she moved to Bend in 2000 and joined SGA CPAs & Consultants as a staff accountant. Most recently she was a partner in another local CPA firm prior to returning to SGA in 2016. Leslie enjoys working with closely held businesses and their owners by assisting them with tax planning and tax return preparation, as well as working with them to simplify and improve accounting procedures so that they can access meaningful and timely financial information throughout the year. She has worked primarily with business clients in the construction, real estate, hospitality, retail and healthcare industries. Leslie has provided compilation and review of financial statement services for many years and also has experience in international taxation and working with an ESOP owned business.
Leslie is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. She enjoys volunteering for non-profit organizations that support child literacy or benefit animals. She has volunteered as a SMART reader, read with children at her daughter’s elementary school and served in the past as a board member of Bend Spay and Neuter Project.
Leslie's favorite activities include hiking, traveling, photography and reading. She especially enjoys spending time with her daughter, friends and her Black Lab Cooper and Corgi Bailey.
Put your focus back on your business by handing your accounting work over to our firm. When you outsource your accounting function to us, you get a team of professionals working for you. We handle your complex tax and accounting work while providing you 24/7 access to your data—and all at a fixed, affordable monthly fee.
Although the original tax filing deadline has come and gone, extension deadlines will be here before you know it. Taxpayers who filed for extension during tax and there returns have not yet been submitted need to read below for due dates and necessary information to complete their 2017 taxes in a timely manner.
If you have provided us all the information...
Starting July 1, 2018 all Oregon resident employees will be subject to a new withholding tax, due to the passage of House Bill 2017. Employers are required to withhold 0.1% of all subject wages earned, as defined by ORS 316.162, which will be used to fund improvements to public transportation services. The new Oregon Transit Tax...
With summer right around the corner, it is time to remind you that June 15th is the due date for the second quarter estimated tax payments. If you are required to make estimated tax payments, use the payment vouchers that you received following the completion of filing your 2017 returns.
If you have not finalized your 2017 taxes and you believe that you may...