Firm Profile
Owens & Company LLC was established in May 1993 by Thomas F. Owens, Jr. with a group of professionals from Coopers & Lybrand. Tom Owens is a graduate of Georgetown University and the University of Connecticut School of Law. Tom began in public accounting 37 years ago at Arthur Andersen. He joined Coopers & Lybrand in 1980 and was admitted to the partnership in 1983. In 1988, he was promoted to Tax Partner-in-Charge of Coopers & Lybrand's Springfield, Massachusetts Tax Department. Now proprietor of his own firm, he is supported by a professional staff of eight accountants, six of whom have Big 4 firm experience.

Owens & Company LLC is a full-service public accounting firm committed to providing responsive, personal attention to every client. We are best known for our financial and tax planning capabilities for both individuals and businesses. Our goal is to provide thorough and thoughtful analysis of each situation. We will examine, identify and strategize to develop the most advantageous financial decisions for our clients. This review might include, for example, methods of compensation, the treatment of retirement funds, investment choices and financing options. Our services encompass general business consulting, including business valuations. Naturally, in addition, we prepare and review tax returns as well as perform financial statement audits, reviews and compilations.

Since our inception in 1993, Owens & Company LLC has more than tripled its client base. Our existing clients have been instrumental in recommending and referring us to friends, family and co-workers. Our excellent client service has been the foundation of our success. Our professional staff uniquely carries the knowledge and experience of a large firm and yet is able to give our clients the individual attention and involvement only a small firm can provide. We pride ourselves on quality service, cost effectiveness and personal attention.

Our recent experience with clients includes structuring the sale of closely-held businesses in the most tax advantageous manner, providing litigation support in the area of securities and tax-sheltered investments, and creating estate plans for real estate and small business owners and assisting with their execution. Our work for individuals and businesses of all sizes extends far beyond this line.

We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.

We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.