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We help with accounting, tax planning, payroll, and sound advice so you can grow your business with confidence.


Ready for better results? Change the way you approach accounting, taxes, and payroll for the better!

Accounting and taxes can bring about uncertainty, and quickly become overwhelming. Our CPAs and advisors provide optimizations and guidance to ensure your business is well-equipped to succeed.


Your Path To Better Financial Success

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Chat with an Expert

During this no-obligation conversation, we will discuss your needs and how our expert team can help.

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Design a Plan

Our experienced CPAs and advisors will work side-by-side with you to create a customized plan for success.

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Make Decisions that Win

Manage your business with confidence and take your business from surviving to thriving.




Services tailored to your business

We are here to empower you to make better decisions for growth. Here's how we can help.



Accounting Services

Our team of accountants and advisors work with you to utilize cloud-based technology to streamline your accounting process and produce good data to help guide your business.



Tax Services

Financial success is often dependent on smart tax and financial planning in the face of complex issues. We provide expertise in all areas of business and personal tax needs.




Rest easy with Your Payroll Department, knowing your employees’ paychecks are being handled on the industry’s leading payroll and tax engine so you can focus on what you love.



Business Advisory

Most business owners eventually face situations that call for expertise they do not possess. Our business advisory team recognizes that and specializes in helping businesses improve performance and make more sound decisions.





Why Kaizen?


Since 1964, Kaizen CPAs + Advisors (formerly James Hamlin & Co and SCL CPA) has been helping businesses maximize their profit potential with forward-thinking advice, preparation, and planning to achieve and exceed business growth goals.

Inform. Inspire. Improve. expresses our passion to help you embrace a journey of continuous improvement to make your professional and personal life better every day



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