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Bruce Whitsitt, EA

Bruce grew up in the Odessa area, graduating in May 1973. Attending CMSU in Warrensburg, he received his 4 year degree majoring in accounting in November 1976. In his business career he worked for public and private companies as Controller, VP of Finance, and Treasurer and has dealt extensively with companies in financial distress and startups. He also served on the Odessa Board of Education for 9 years. Bruce married his wife Debbie (Kinney) in May of 1976. They lived in Blue Springs from 1977 to 1994 and subsequently returned to the Odessa area.

Bruce has been preparing taxes professionally for over 40 years. In 1983 he opened a tax and accounting office in Blue Springs, ultimately selling that office to a CPA firm years later. Since 1990 he has also prepared taxes at a Prairie Village, KS CPA firm (Kenneth DeCoursey CPA PA) and their predecessors. In June of 2012 Odessa Tax and Accounting LLC was opened to provide business accounting services and tax preparation services.


We take care of your books for you, so you can get back to the job of running your business and generating profits.
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We offer payroll solutions that meet your business's needs and enable you to spend time doing what you do best--running your company.
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We offer a variety of services to help make sure that you are taking full advantage of Quickbooks' many features.
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We're here to help you resolve your tax problems and put an end to the misery that the IRS can put you through.
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We offer one-on-one guidance and a comprehensive financial plan that helps manage risk, improve performance, and ensure the growth and longevity of your wealth.
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