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Steven H. Kaufman

Steven H. Kaufman

CPA

Member of the Firm

Team Member Since 1980

Member Since 1990


19 Brookwood Avenue, Suite 101
Carlisle, PA 17015

717.243.9104

Client Testimonials

  • Steve is easy to work with and efficient. He was very flexible with my schedule and allowed me to come to a different office to work on taxes.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • I have been a client of SEK for over 8 years and I simply could not run my business without them. Steve Kaufman is more than a trusted accountant but an indispensable PARTNER in our business!

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve has put up with me and my many changes over the years. Every year he has handled my account in a expedient and correct manner. I owe him lots of thanks.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • I have used this firm for many years. We have had Steve Kaufman as our advisor for 20 plus years. We appreciate the annual consultation as well as timely review of our paperwork for tax preparation.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • We've been clients of Steve's for a long time, and plan to continue working with him because of his expertise addressing our needs.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve is always available and has helped me since 2007. Extremely knowledgeable.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • A wonderful professional with a very helpful and patient approach to everything. We count him as a great friend, too!

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve Kaufman has done an outstanding job for my wife and me for 16 years. We lived in Europe for two of those years and benefited from his understanding of US tax laws relevant to citizens living abroad.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve Kaufman provided excellent service helping me with complicated tax returns after the death of my husband. He was efficient and very helpful when it came to my questions helping me with the whole process.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Working with Steve Kaufman for over 20 years has been a real pleasure. I also like the "Client Organizer" document that I receive in January. This is a great help in reminding me of what I submitted the previous year.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve Kaufman has handled my account for approximately 13 years and is always available for guidance.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve listens to all my issues and provides solid guidance on how to deal with the situations.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Personal attention with high-quality expertise!

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve Kaufman has always been on top of things. It has helped me over the years to stay on track with all things financial.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Once I retired, I decided to start my own business. Steve was there 24/7 to help me through the issues with the state of PA. 

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • My accountant Steve Kaufman is always available and always has valuable information on which to base a decision.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve Kaufman has helped manage the ups and downs of my business and has helped in creating new entities. His tax advice has been extremely strong and cost-effective.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • The staff is always professional and personable. I value being a SEK client and appreciate all the Steve Kaufman has done for us.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Steve has been our CPA and a friend for many years. He has always been ready to answer and help with any questions I have had over the years.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

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Overview

Steve provides management and financial advice as well as income and estate planning and preparation services to closely-held and family-owned businesses. His broad base of experience allows him to understand the needs of business and help owners and management work through the challenges they face.

In addition to his client work, Steve is the immediate past chair of the Practice Development Committee. 

Education

  • B.S. Accounting – Shippensburg University

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant – Pennsylvania
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs

Community Involvement

  • Carlisle Business Education Foundation/Carlisle Area Economic Development Corporation – Board Member, Past Board Chair
  • Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet - Board Member
  • Christian Retreat Center - Treasurer, Board Member
  • Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Rescue Diver Designation
  • Carlisle Chamber of Commerce – Past Board Chair, Past Treasurer
  • Carlisle Family YMCA – Past Chair, Past Treasurer
  • Cumberland County Historical Society – Past Financial Committee Chair
  • United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County – Past Annual Campaign Chair
  • The Stevens Center – Past Chair, Past Treasurer

Just For Fun

  • FIRST JOB - Worked as a carpet cleaner in Shippensburg at 14 years old
  • ABOUT HIS FAMILY - Has a wife, two kids, and four grandkids
  • HOBBIES - Scuba diving, gardening, traveling, and Corvettes
  • FUN FACT - Used to have dark hair
  • BUCKET LIST ITEM - Scuba dive The Blue Hole in Belize, The Great Barrier Reef, and Truck Lagoon

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