Firm Profile

Evanhoe, Kellogg & Company Certified Public Accountants, Inc.   340 Hartnell Avenue, Suite A,  Redding, California 96002 Phone: (530) 244-1900 Fax: (530) 244-1997 Email: ekc@ekccpas.com 

We emphasize timely, accurate service. Typically, we assign one partner and one or more staff accountants to each business client. This provides the method by which several people in our office are always familiar with each account all of the time. We have a stated firm goal of returning completed monthly financial statements within fifteen days of receipt of client financial information. You can expect completed corporate tax returns from us within thirty days of receiving your year-end accounting information. We strive to return all client inquiries the same day, but no later than the following day.

Our firm has specialized technical skills in addition to broad base accounting and tax expertise. These include computer installation, training and support, management advice in inventory control, job cost and project management, etc. We have a staff of CPAs, Enrolled Agents and staff accountants. Each is experienced not only in completing assignments on time, but in locating tax saving ideas and streamlining client information systems. Our staff is eager to demonstrate their abilities and take great pride in helping clients.

We have a state of the art computer system which often allows us to fix your problems from our office. Once the problem is fixed, you can disconnect the "call" and your system is fully independent again. This reduces billing time to you and minimizes disruption in your office.

Our firm provides services to individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, estates, trusts and fiduciaries. We serve clients throughout Northern California. We provide the following services: Tax Planning and Compliance Services Tax Planning and Consultation Income, Gift and Estate Tax Returns Payroll, Sales Tax, Property Tax and Other Tax Returns Assistance and Representation on Tax Audits Accounting Services Financial Statement Preparation Audit Services Accounting Service Bookkeeping Services Payroll Services Income Tax Accounting Consulting Services on Accounting, Business Planning and Related Matters Analysis of Operations Advisory Services Tax Accounting and Preparation Tax Planning Retirement and Personal Financial Planning Estate Planning Advisory Services Management Consulting Start Up Business Assistance Acquistion and Disposition of Business Computer Services Computer Systems and Software Selection Training and Support of Accounting Software Analysis of Existing Computer Systems.

Members of our firm have been practicing in Redding since 1970. Our firm began in 1981. At present, we have staff of four Certified Public Accountants, two Enrolled Agents,  one staff accountant and an administrative assistant. We have over 100 years combined experience to assist you with all your accounting and tax needs. Senior principals in the firm are F. William Evanhoe and Lee C. Kellogg. Bryan D. Russell, CPA , Scot W. Evanhoe, CPA and Margaret A. Riley, EA  became principals in the firm in 2006. 

In October, 2011, Ralph W. Andrews, CPA, Rebecca Knight, CPA and Jennifer Runkey, administrative assistant (all formerly of RW Andrews and Company) joined EKC.

Individually and as a firm, we are involved in a variety of community groups and projects such as Turtle Bay Museum and Arboretum by the River, Kids Kingdom, local schools programs, arts programs, Redding East Rotary, The Exchange Club and other community programs and organizations.

We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss specific services and give you an estimate of our fee structure and billing procedures. Please contact us a (530) 244-1900 or email us at ekc@ekccpas.com.

Staff

F. William Evanhoe, CPA, CFP, PFS

Bill is the President of Evanhoe, Kellogg & Company and a long term Shasta County resident. Bill attended Shasta High School and Shasta College in Redding. Bill graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics-Accounting. Bill subsequently spent four years with an international public accounting firm in Sacramento, California. Bill moved to Redding and began practice in a firm that evolved into Evanhoe, Kellogg & Company.

Bill is certified by the California State Board of Accountancy and is a Certified Financial Planner. He received his designation of PFS (Personal Financial Specialist) from the AICPA. Bill is also licensed by the Oregon Board of Accountancy. Bill is a life member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the AICPA.

Bill is active in many local organizations including the First Presbyterian Church of Redding, Turtle Bay Park and Museum Center (as well as past-president and chair), Redding East Rotary and life member of Sigma Phi Epsilon (social fraternity) and Alpha Kappa Psi (business fraternity).

Lee C. Kellogg, CPA

Lee graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting. Lee spent several years with a national firm before moving to Redding where he began work as controller for a large manufacturing firm. When the company sold, Lee returned to public accounting and began his Redding practice.

Lee merged his practice with Bill Evanhoe. Lee specializes in small business accounting, taxation, and consulting.

Lee is a member of the AICPA and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a member and on the board of Neighborhood Church of Redding.

Bryan D. Russell, CPA

Bryan graduated from Pacific Union College in Angwin, California with a Bachelor in Business Administration-Accounting Concentration. Bryan was raised in the Shasta County area and attended local schools prior to his college education.

Byran holds a Certified Public Accountant license for both the State of California and Idaho. He is a member of the Idaho Society of CPAs and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Bryan worked with a large accounting firm in Idaho before returning to Redding and joining Evanhoe, Kellogg & Company. His areas of specialization include taxation, accounting, business and planning advice as well as computer network systems including analysis, setup, software installation and support.

Scot W. Evanhoe, CPA

Scot is a long time resident of Shasta County with strong ties to the Redding area and its people. He graduated from Shasta High School. He attended and graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Speech Communications. He graduated from Simpson College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. Scot received his certification from the California State Board of Accountancy. Scot specializes in small business accounting and taxation, non-profit organizations and financial advice.

Scot is member (and past president) of the Exchange Club, Redding Youth Soccer and California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Margaret A. Riley, EA

Margaret was born and raised in Shasta County. She graduated from Shasta College. Margaret worked for a local accounting firm, then a local business as their in-house accountant for several years prior to joining Evanhoe, Kellogg & Company.

Margaret received her Enrolled Agent designation from the Internal Revenue Service. This designation is a result of specialized training and enables her to work with the IRS and other taxing authorities directly on behalf of our clients. Margaret also holds the designation of Quickbooks Pro Advisor having completed the necessary steps to provide installation, support and advice regarding Quickbook computerized systems.

Margaret is a member of the California Society of Enrolled Agents and the National Association of Enrolled Agents. Margaret's areas of expertise include taxation, accounting, Quickbooks, non-profit organizations including church accounting and planning for personal and business.

Kathleen J. Chambers, EA

Kathy began working for the firm as a clerical staff member. Kathy handled all aspects of client files, record retention, and management of administrative issues.

As our firm developed and clients' needs changed, Kathy's duties shifted to utilize the accounting skills she had developed during courses taken at Shasta College. Kathy has become specialized in handling our payroll accounts. The skills she has acquired allow her to process payrolls and handle most areas that are related to payroll.

Kathy received her designation as an Enrolled Agent from the Internal Revenue Service. This means she can prepare tax returns and represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing authorities. Kathy also completed the courses necessary to be a Notary Public. She can notarize documents, with the proper identification, in our office.

Diane L. Lockwood, Reception/Secretarial

Diane was born and raised in Shasta County. Diane worked as a staff accountant in Redding and Washington state for several years. She joined Evanhoe, Kellogg and Company as receptionist. Diane's background in the accounting field has enabled her to answer our incoming calls, direct those calls or refer those calls to other agencies in a professional manner. Diane's prior knowledge of tax preparation and accounting including the inner workings of the profession make her a valuable asset in the front office.

Lillian Rios, Staff Accountant, Clerical

Lillian joined our company as a clerical assistant. Lillian attended courses in accounting, bookkeeping and Quickbooks through Shasta College. Lillian has advanced in her bookkeeping skills and office administrative skills and has taken over many of the administrative duties previously performed by Kathy. Lillian also works with our CPAs to assist in areas of client bookkeeping. Prior to joining Evanhoe, Kellogg & Company, Lillian was a long time employee in the offices of a national food chain. Lillian also holds a teaching degree.

Contact Us

Evanhoe, Kellogg & Company

340 Hartnell Avenue, Ste A
Redding, California 96002
Telephone: 530.244.1900

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