Tonya Van Fossen, EA
Tonya began her accounting and tax career with Mowers Accounting and Taxes Inc., DBA, A Tax Shelter when the company formed in 1996. As a founding partner, she established the Ellenton location next to the Gamble Plantation. Beginning with a 200 client base, she has continued to grow the practice and in 2009 started A Tax Shelter Inc. Tonya is our company President and the driving force behind our level of expertise and confidence. In 2013, the company expanded across the Manatee River and now has a Bradenton location to service clients on both sides of the river. For over 20 years, Tonya has been providing income tax preparation, accounting, tax planning services to business, estate/trust, and personal tax filers. She has been a resident of Manatee County for over 30 years and completed her education at the University of South Florida, receiving a Bachelors of Accounting, as well as taking a fifth year of education before completing her enrolled Agents Exam. She earned her Enrolled Agents license from the Internal Revenue Service in May of 2007.
IRS Enrolled Agent
QuickBooks ProAdvisor Desktop Platform
Tax Preparation • QuickBooks training • Accounting • Payroll Services • Entity Formation • Tax Planning • Notary Services • New Business Registration • Sales Tax Filing
Elizabeth Van Fossen, AFSP
In 2007, Elizabeth received her Associates of Arts degree with a focus in Criminal Justice. From there she went on to the Police Academy where she graduated in 2008. In 2009, Elizabeth started her career in Law Enforcement until she was injured and had to retire. She started working full time with our family business in the fall of 2015, and is currently studying for a Bachelors in Finance from the University of South Florida and will graduate in the Fall of 2020. Elizabeth is an avid horse lover and a resident of beautiful Parrish in Manatee County.
Tonya T. Van Fossen, EA (President)
3704 US Hwy 301 N, Ste 3
Ellenton, FL 34222
Updates IRS Child Tax Credit
Important changes to the Child Tax Credit are helping many families get advance payments of the credit:
- Half the total credit amount is being paid in advance monthly payments. See the payment date schedule.
- You claim the other half when you file your 2021 income tax return.