Anna D. Fild joined Echelbarger, Himebaugh, Tamm & Co., P.C. (EHTC) as a tax intern in January 2017, became a full-time Staff Accountant in January 2018, and was promoted to Senior Accountant in October 2020. Anna is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor in both Online and Desktop and received training in 2017 with the Accounting Services Department. Anna graduated from Grand Valley State University with her Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting and is currently pursuing her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification.
Anna focuses her time in the Tax Department but has cross over with the other EHTC service lines as well. She specializes in business tax returns, prepping and reviewing for a variety of Partnerships, S Corps, and C Corps. Anna also reviews tax returns for individuals that have been prepared by other team members in the firm. She prepares and reviews numerous Form 8594, which is an asset acquisition statement used by both sellers and purchasers of a group of assets. This process is especially important for attaching goodwill and value to the assets that are part of a trade or business. Anna also does work within the Accounting Services team, where she reviews the monthly closing of books for clients. She is part of the Insurance Agency Niche team, which is working together to develop this focus within the firm. Insurance companies utilize multiple service lines within EHTC, including tax, accounting services, valuations, and assurance. Anna’s experience within multiple departments enables her to give key information during the meetings and for the firm to help grow this sector of business. Anna also leads and trains the tax interns who are part of the EHTC team from January to April every year.
In Anna's spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going to the gym, and catching up on television shows. She is also spending time helping to plan her sister’s wedding, which will occur in September of this year. She supports the local West Michigan economy by trying out a variety of West Michigan restaurants, with her favorite being any type of steakhouse. Anna has grown in both her role and technical expertise at EHTC, and the team is looking forward to seeing what is next for her at the firm.