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Our Story

Our Story

At Locklin Accounting & Tax Services, Inc we sincerely work for the integrity of all our clients. Since being founded in 2007, we've grown our business by offering courteous, friendly and exceptional customer service. We offer professional services at affordable and competitive prices. We service a variety of clients ranging from small, developing businesses to larger established companies. We offer free initial consultations to everyone.

Our goal is to provide affordable services that allow individuals or business owners to do what they do best, focus on their business. Our services include helping you with tax preparation, accounting, payroll, bookkeeping and business consulting services.

Edna Sanders, Public Accountant

Edna Sanders is a native Pensacolian and is no stranger to serving the public. She has many years of service in the non-profit and for-profit areas, serving for 10 years as a community service supervisor and eight years as a tax manager. For over five years, she served as a coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program which offers free income tax preparation services to citizens who are low-income, disabled, elderly or have English as their second language. Edna’s years of education and experience have well equipped her to provide the informed assistance you need in all aspects of your business. She takes pride in continuing education by constantly attending workshops, seminars, conferences and classes, ensuring she remains current on tax law and other information. She stands behind her work with service to clients from various industries and has assisted clients with successful audits from state taxing agencies and the Internal Revenue Service. Edna’s impeccable work and satisfied clients speak loudly about her integrity and the integrity of her company.

Credentials

  • A.S. in Business Administration
  • B.S. with concentration in Accounting
  • M.B.A. with concentration in Accounting & Taxation
  • CBTAC: Certified Business Technical Assistance Counselor
  • Pursuing Enrolled Agent Designation
  • Serving with over 30 years of experience

Our Staff

With over thirty years of combined experience, our team can help you achieve your goals.
Edna Sanders
Edna Sanders
CEO
Ebony Weatherspoon
Ebony Weatherspoon
Insurance Agent, Administrative Assistant

Our Services

Locklin Accounting offers a variety of services to meet the needs of every individual and business.

Accounting

Financial statements are useful tools for decision making and for representing the state of your business’ finances to outside parties. We can work with your staff to produce accurate monthly or annual financial statements that reflect the financial health of your business.

Bookkeeping

If your business doesn’t have an accountant on staff, bookkeeping can be an exercise in frustration. Let us make your job easier with our bookkeeping service. We will manage your chart of accounts and keep a set of books that accurately reflects the financial state of your business.

Business Consulting

Sometimes it’s good to get an outside perspective from a professional you can trust. Whether you need help solving a problem that faces your business or weighing the costs and benefits of an opportunity, we can provide the perspective you need. With our business consulting services you can count on getting an independent view that provides the insight you need to make decisions that further your goals.

Notary Public

For your convenience, we have a notary public available to witness and authenticate the execution of documents and signatures.

Payroll Services

There are numerous local, state, and federal tax laws that all interact to make payroll and withholding difficult to manage. Our payroll experts can manage these business functions for you and alert you to changes in the tax laws that might affect you and your business.

Tax Preparation and Planning

With tax laws changing every year, it can be a challenge to keep on top of the particular changes that affect you and your business. Let our tax experts prepare your individual and business tax returns and advise you on ways to minimize your tax liability.