Our Team

Small businesses support small businesses; We want your business to succeed with ours

We have been serving businesses since 1976. Our family history motivates us to keep going so each generation grows more than the last. We value cohesiveness and a sense of belonging for every member of the team to foster connection. Our clients are an extension of that family, so you and your business succeed with ours. 

 

Mary Hales

Owner, EA, Payroll Specialist, QuickBooks Pro Advisor

 

Mary has been working with Scappoose Business and Tax Services, inc. since 1994, gaining ownership in 2015. She has diligently developed a business that maintains satisfaction among both past and present clients. Mary is a dedicated member of the local community and aims to support small businesses through payroll, tax and billing expertise. Her main goal is to enable her employees to work in the community that they live in and not to commute.

 

Core Values

Knowledge

Our team members are provided the up-to-date training and information.

Trust

We ensure our clients are comfortable sharing the required details for their financial needs.

Communication

 We collect and maintain all the most pertinent data from each interaction for continuity across the team and account(s). 

Small businesses support small businesses

 

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Licensing:

 All of our tax professionals are licensed with the State of Oregon and registered with the IRS to prepare Federal & State returns.  We prepare Business, Fiduciary, Gift, Non-Profit and Individual returns.

Enrolled Agents: Enrolled agents are licensed to practice before the IRS in any audit situation. 

Licensed Tax Consultants: Consultants have met education and testing requirements to prepare more complex tax returns.

Licensed Tax Preparers: Tax Preparers are well-versed in current tax law for individuals and small businesses. Each year, the law changes and preparers are required to get recertified. 

 

Our Team

Scappoose Location

 

Mary E. Hales

Mary E. Hales

Owner

Tax Preparer/Enrolled Agent/Payroll Specialist/QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Mary Icenogle

Mary Icenogle

Enrolled Agent/Consultant

 

Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Licensed Tax Preparer

 

Betty Karsten

Betty Karsten

Enrolled Agent/Consultant

 

Reanna Todd

Reanna Todd

Front Office

 

Brenda Hoag

Brenda Hoag

Payroll Specialist/Bookkeeper

 

Corrina Stoneking

Corrina Stoneking

Bookkeeper

 

St. Helens Location

Mary E. Hales

Mary E. Hales

Owner

Tax Preparer/Enrolled Agent/Payroll Specialist/QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Cindi Caruso

Cindi Caruso

Enrolled Agent/Consultant

Vanessa Beebe

Vanessa Beebe

Payroll Specialist/Bookkeeper 

Judy Pollard

Judy Pollard

Office Manager

Jaden Cullen

Jaden Cullen

Front Office