Experience Makes the Difference

Company Philosphy:

"Providing quality service is not only about what you put into it, but what the client gets out of it."

Accounting Essentials, LLC was founded in 2011. We offer essential tax and accounting services for individuals and small businesses. We provide outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.

Tomeka Gatling, EA, MBA                                                                                             Owner

Tomeka Gatling, with over 13 years of solid accounting and tax expertise, is the sole owner of Accounting Essentials, LLC.  She served eight years in the United States Army Reserves as a Personnel Specialist and Finance Officer.  Mrs. Gatling's experience ranges from auditor at one of the Big Four accounting to specializing in stock transactions for high net worth clients as a tax manager at CPA firm to tax advisor for one of the top tax software companies (TurboTax).

Educational Background

MBA, University of Phoenix, 2014                                                                                           B.B.A, Accounting, Howard University, Washington DC 2004