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Tehel

& Company, Inc.

About Us

About Our Firm

For years, FasTax, trade name for Tehel & Company, Inc., has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as profit margins, acquisition strategies, and business planning.

FasTax, Inc. is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. FasTax is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose FasTax  receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Frank Tehel, EA, CFP, CRPC, CLU

President
Tel: (757) 497-2735
Email: frank@tehelinc.com

For the last 42 years, I have maintained an active Tax Preparation practice providing tax advisory services including; multi-generational estate planning, portfolio coordination of gains and losses, business succession planning, and nonqualified retirement income planning.

I became involved in personal tax planning upon graduating from Old Dominion University with a BS in accounting. In the early years from 1978 to 1981, I concentrated solely in the tax-planning arena. Through my affiliation with LFA since 1988, I have the backing of a very experienced estate planning organization, which understands the appropriate use of life insurance and other advanced estate planning techniques.

In addition to my passion for tax planning, I have two children and three grandchildren that keep me busy and I am actively involved in the community. In my free time I enjoy ballroom dancing and golf.

Allene Cloer, Notary Public

Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Tel: (757) 497-2735
Email: allene@tehelinc.com

Allene joined FasTax over 11 years ago. She came to us with a strong background in tax preparation having been in the business as a preparer, tax instructor and office supervisor for over 15 years.

Amy Hooks

Client Relations
Tel: (757) 497-2735
Email: amy@tehelinc.com

Amy was born and raised locally here in Virginia Beach, Virginia, attended East Carolina University and graduated with a B. A. in Elementary Education. Amy has been a valuable asset to FasTax since joining the team in 2011. Amy always welcomes clients and visitors at the door with a smile, a full of pep "hello", and "would you like coffee or tea?"

 

 

The FasTax Service

 

 

Neely K. Elstrodt, EA, CRPC®

Treasurer
Tel: (757) 460-5863
Email: neely@tehelinc.com

Neely began working with Tehel & Co. in 2006 as a tax preparer. She holds an MBA from Averett University and a BS in Business Administration from Chowan College. Neely has recently earned her EA designation from the IRS.

Sharon Kromis

Office Manager
Tel: (757) 460-5863
Email: smk@fastaxva.com

Sharon has been the office manager at Fastax on Diamond Springs Rd since 2008. She has an associate's degrees in business and accounting from Gaston College.

Dawn Halvorsen


Tel: (757) 460-5863
Email: dawn@tehelinc.com

 

FasTax Service / Edone & Graham

 

Marie Green, EA

Tax Professional
Tel: (757) 588-6675
Email: marie@tehelinc.com

Marie has been an enrolled agent since 1996. She has been preparing tax returns for over 25 years and has worked at Edone & Graham since January 2000.

Charleen Vickery, EA

Tax Professional
Tel: (757) 588-6675
Email: charleen@tehelinc.com

Charleen is celebrating 41 years as a tax professional in 2016. She has been a practicing Enrolled Agent since 1986, and was a principal at Edone & Graham from 1990-2015.

John Cranford, EA

Tax Professional
Tel: (757) 588-6675
Email: john@tehelinc.com

John began his tax preparation career in 1982 after taking the Basic tax class with H&R Block. He worked for H&R Block for 5 years in various capacities. In 1986, he became an Enrolled Agent. In 1987, he resigned from H&R Block and went to work for Edone & Graham. In Oct. 1990, he and Charleen Vickery purchased Edone & Graham and formed a Sub S Corporation. He and Charleen operated Edone & Graham from Oct 1990 until December 2015.

Jane Lombard

Tax Professional
Tel: (757) 588-6675
Email: jane@tehelinc.com

Jane joined FasTax several years ago. She came to us with a strong background in tax preparation having been in the business as a preparer, tax instructor and office supervisor for over 15 years.