Working for you. Growing with you. 


OUR GOAL.
YOUR ADVANTAGE.

Our mission is simple: we use responsive accounting, real-time collaboration, and a personalized approach to help you make the smartest decisions about your finances. From small business accounting to individual taxes and everything in between, we’ll work together to make you and your business as successful as possible. No matter how simple or complicated your affairs, we take the time to understand your unique financial situation and hand-select tools that work best for you. 


THE BITTEL IN
BITTEL BOOKS & TAXES

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Meet Carlie Bittel, CPA. After gaining a few years of experience at a national accounting firm, Carlie left the corporate world in 2013 and founded Bittel Books & Taxes. A problem-solver at heart, Carlie is passionate about helping fellow entrepreneurs, small business owners and individuals grow and succeed. She approaches every client with honesty, transparency, and respect so that valuable partnerships can be formed. She believes in people helping people, and having a little fun along the way.

Carlie holds a Masters of Accounting from the University of Kansas and is a licensed CPA in Texas, Kansas, and Missouri. She specializes in small business tax planning and preparation.


CASSIE SCHULTZ,
SENIOR TAX
ACCOUNTANT

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Meet Cassie Schultz, EA. Cassie has over 20 years of experience in the accounting and tax field and is currently working on her CPA designation. She specializes in Quickbooks Online accounting software, but also works with multiple platforms that include Freshbooks, Quickbooks Desktop, and Xero. She is also a Rubik's Cube master so be sure to challenge her to a speedcubing competition when you meet her.


Paula echols,
operations
Manager

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Meet Paula Echols, Operations Extraordinaire. Paula is a longtime Austinite with a BS in Advertising from The University of Texas at Austin with professional certificates in both Project Management and Business. She has a passion for coffee and feels most at home in the mountains.


Tax preparation and planning is a year-round process. We work with you throughout the year to project your taxes, take advantage of any planning opportunities to mitigate your tax bill, and enter the filing season with confidence. We’ll provide a secure, shared online space to exchange tax documents, and communicate with you before, during, and after your return filing to hit key dates and filing deadlines.

HOW IT WORKS:
TAX


HOW IT WORKS:
ACCOUNTING

Today's business climate demands instant information to make decisions on the go. Our core ideals of quality service and timely communication are met by implementing a real-time online accounting solution accessible from anywhere. Basing our paperless workflow around a secure, up to date financial system allows instant analysis, coordination of our teams without delay, and instant execution of action items. Paper waste is eliminated. The hassle of swapping files back and forth is no longer a problem. And you'll never run out of storage for business records. 

To compete efficiently, you have to choose the right kind of technology tailored to your business. We'll help you find the right tools to consolidate point of sales, invoicing, collections, time tracking, and more. We can even integrate features such as payroll and inventory with a click, syncing everything into one accurate snapshot of your business.

You'll work closely with an experienced advisor who understands your unique opportunities and challenges. Together, we'll take the right steps to make your business hum.