About Us

Our Team

Diane CollinsDiane Collins, EA

Owner
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
(608) 723-3441
diane@accountingandtaxsolutions.net

Diane Collins earned her degree in 1974 in Business Administration/Accounting, graduating with honors from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College. She began her career with Virchow, Krause & Company working over 21 years in all areas of public accounting. Her experience was varied but her focus was on accounting, income tax preparation and computer software installation and training. In 1996, the decision was made to begin the firm of Accounting & Tax Solutions, Inc. allowing area businesses to continue the same superior service with small town relationships.

Diane is a Certified Quickbooks Professional Advisor providing setup, training and support to all types of clients. Businesses benefit from her knowledge in setting up accounting documentation flow procedures and general systems. She passed an extensive tax test “Enrolled Agent” (EA) allowing her to practice and represent clients before Internal Revenue Service. She has extensive tax experience in individuals, partnerships, corporations, and LLC’s. She does monthly accounting and reporting for many farm and business clients and acts as monthly comptroller for a number of businesses working with their management, lenders and consultants on a regular basis.

Diane is married to Jim who together own a 400 acre beef and crop operation near Boscobel. They have three children Stacey (Todd) Lull, Sara (Peter) Droessler and Ryan (Rachel) Collins. They enjoy spending time with their eight grandchildren.

Lou Ann AdrianLou Ann Adrian, EA

Owner
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
(608) 723-3442
louann@accountingandtaxsolutions.net

Lou Ann Adrian grew up on a dairy farm near Platteville, Wisconsin. She received her degree from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College with honors in 1979. Upon graduation, she worked for Virchow, Krause & Company for 17 years. Over the years she advanced into the bookkeeping and tax areas. Her duties included payroll and accounts payable preparation, monthly, quarterly and annual bookkeeping, year-end and financial statement preparation. She served as leader of the write-up committee and was a member of the work product quality committee of the firm. In 1995 she was honored by receiving one of the five employee distinguished service awards for her commitment to the firm. In 1996, the decision was made to begin Accounting and Tax Solutions, Inc. Our goal was to develop strong relationships with small to medium size clients and assist in their business and tax needs.

Lou Ann passed the extensive tax “Enrolled Agent” (EA) test in 2003 which allows her to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. She is also a Certified QuickBooks Professional Advisor, providing set-up, training and support to all sorts of clients. She does tax planning and preparation for farm and business clients, this includes individual, partnership, LLC’s and corporate returns. She also does monthly accounting for farm and business clients, along with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual payroll and sales reports. She does payrolls as needed for her clients.

Lou Ann is married to Steve and they live together in Glen Haven where they own 850 acres and rent an additional 450 acres. They also run a 275 head dairy operation and finish around 150 head Holstein steers a year. They have three children, Adam (Angie) Adrian, Emily (Dan) Lilla, Greg Adrian (deceased), and six very special grandchildren.

Stacey LullStacey Lull, EA

Senior Accountant
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
(608) 723-3443
stacey@accountingandtaxsolutions.net

Stacy Lull, EA graduated from UW-Platteville with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. After graduation, she worked in the banking and insurance industries, where she obtained her property and casualty insurance licenses. She then moved into the accounting field where she has over 10 years of experience. She first passed the IRS RTRP (Return Tax Return Preparer) exam and then went on to pass the comprehensive IRS Enrolled Agent exam and is now enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. Her experience includes preparation of corporation, partnership and individual tax returns.  She provides and array of accounting and bookkeeping services where she does monthly accounting, accounts payable and financial statements for business and farm clients. She performs payroll processing ranging from weekly to monthly payrolls depending on the business needs.

Stacey is a Certified QuickBooks Professional Advisor for desktop and online QuickBooks. She can help businesses with set up, training, support and resolving issues faster using QuickBooks.

She lives in Lancaster with her husband, Todd and their three sons, Collin, Carter and Colby. With her free time, she enjoys watching her boys’ many sporting events, boating, reading and spending time with family.

Theresa Kaiser

Staff Accountant
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
(608) 723-3443

Theresa Kaiser graduated from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting in 1989. She worked in Dubuque, IA for a small accounting firm for seven years. She then worked for 21 years as the accountant for a summer camp. Theresa joined the staff of Accounting & Tax Solutions, Inc in December 2017. She is responsible for answering the phone, greeting and assisting clients, payroll, bank reconciliations and general bookkeeping for clients.

Theresa lives with her husband, Earl and their three daughters, Melissa, Jennifer and Katie near Platteville. Her free time consists of helping her husband with his business, scrapbooking, gardening and spending time with family.