ATS Bradenton EA is now Ankara Tax Pros!!

Specializing in strategic tax planning and resolution, we provide expert services for small businesses and individual clients.

Tarah Van Fossen, EA
2424 Manatee Ave W Ste 201
Bradenton, FL 34205

Office | Fax | Text: 941-708-5300
Hours by appointment only
Secure Client Portal: CLICK HERE


Our Ellenton office is here to provide services to the North River communities of Palmetto, Ellenton, Parrish and north Manatee County. Located conveniently one mile west of Interstate 75.

Tonya Van Fossen, EA
3704 US Hwy 301 N, Ste 3
Ellenton, FL 34222

Office: 941-722-0470
Fax: 941-722-2411

Over 25 years experience and knowledge

Our mission is clear; to build a lifelong relationship with our clients. We are here to help them solve problems, we advocate for them and we provide the answers they need to make informed decisions regarding their taxes. We aim to provide a friendly, professional and competent service to the individuals and small business clients who depend on A Tax Shelter, Inc every year for their accounting, payroll and tax filing needs.

Business Advisory

Evaluate, Strategize and Implement


QuickBooks, Training and Financials

Payroll & Sales Tax Reporting

Efficient, Accurate and Affordable

QuickBooks Training

Business Owners and Staff Members

Tax Advisory

Accuracy, Timeliness and Compliance

Tax Resolution

Advocate & Negotiate

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A Tax Service Inc


Am I having the correct amount of withholding from my paycheck/retirement distributions?
We offer tax planning services to review your current withholding. Knowing your current and expected tax bracket can take the guess work out of withholding. Check your tax withholding here at and schedule an appointment today with one of our experts to review your current tax and withholding needs.
What is Itemizing and how does this help me?
The IRS issues a Standard Deduction amount annually, this is a no questions asked reduction to your annual income. If you have allowable deductions in excess of the Standard Deduction, you have the option to itemize. Itemizing allows you to reduce your taxable income even more than the Standard Deduction. Review allowable itemized deductions here and see how you stack up.
Who qualifies as a dependent?
Dependents can be your child and, in some cases, other individuals that live within your household or that you provide for. This IRS publication outlines the various steps to determine who is your dependent.
What is the child tax credit, has it changed with the new tax reform?
With the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018, the Child Tax Credit has been raised from $1,000 to $2,000 per child under the age of 17. This act has also allowed for a $500 tax credit for other qualified dependents on your tax return. Read more on the tax changes
What is a tax credit and how does that help me when I file my taxes?
Tax credits help to reduce your tax liability on an annual basis. Some tax credits are refundable becoming part of your refund and others only reduce your tax liability. Here is a list of IRS tax credits Schedule your tax planning appointment with one of our experts to see if you qualify.