Chicago CPA Merges with Downtown Accounting Office to Serve the Entertainment Industry

January 13, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
January 13, 2016 - Chicago, IL Michael Tunney, CPA, MBA of Tunny & Associates, PC recently merged with Rockstar, CPA to provide skilled accounting services to entertainment industry professionals in downtown Chicago.

Tunney & Associates, PC is a tax and accounting firm that specializes in helping small business owners and the self-employed get access to beneficial accounting assistance. Their office has locations in Orland Park, Hammond, and recently acquired the office of Rockstar, CPA in downtown Chicago, IL to specifically serve the niche needs of individuals working in the entertainment industry.

Firm founder, Michael Tunney, explains, "Accounting for small businesses, whether you have a handful of employees or you're working on your own, is a highly complicated process. We recognized a need in the downtown area to provide skilled tax and accounting help for self-employed artists and other business owners in Chicago, which is why we merged with Rockstar, CPA. Our new, centralized location allows us to provide these industry specific services to business owners in this area who need it most."

Tunney & Associates' entertainment industry accounting services include traditional monthly accounting processes geared to a business' entity, such as income statements and balance sheets. Michael and his team can also help self-employed artists and entrepreneurs find smart tax deductions and avoid tax penalties by properly deducting all relevant tax payments.

"Our goal is to take the complexities and confusion of tax filing and accounting processes for the self-employed or the small business owner," Michael adds. "If you're a photographer or artist working contract jobs all over the state or the country, it can quickly get confusing as to how you're supposed to document all of that. We set up our new location to specially help a new client base in the downtown area get answers to those important financial questions."

Clients working in the entertainment industry in downtown Chicago can also benefit from Tunney & Associates' multi-state tax return preparation services and payroll assistance. To learn more about tax and accounting for the entertainment industry, visit the website at

About Michael Tunney, CPA, MBA and Tunney & Associates, PC
Michael has more than 35 years of experience in financial accounting, income taxes, and consulting. He attended Xavier University located in Cincinnati, Ohio receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. After graduating from Xavier University, Michael attended Loyola University in Chicago, IL, receiving a Master's in Business Administration. Michael worked in various accounting roles including general ledger software consulting, auditing and accounting manager positions before establishing Tunney & Associates. Tunney & Associates, P.C. is a unique group of accounting professionals that work as a team to meet and exceed your expectations. We have expanded to keep pace with client demand in the area and now have three offices to serve individuals and businesses.

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