The Tax Shelter, Altoona, PA, A.C. Stickel, Income Taxes, Payroll and Bookkeeping
The Tax Shelter
301 Union Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
(814) 944-9000
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Mon-Fri 9a-8p | Sat 9a-3p
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ac A.C. Stickel is the President of The Tax Shelter and has over 20 years of income tax and accounting experience as well as nearly 30 years of management experience. A.C. serves on the Pennsylvania board of directors of the National Association of Tax Professionals. Since January 2004, A.C. has served as the Controller for the City of Altoona where he has been intimately involved in Pennsylvania’s Earned Income Tax reform. He serves as the Altoona delegate to the Blair County (PA) Tax Collection Committee where he was elected treasurer.

Beth Coke Beth Coke is a graduate of Mount Aloysius College with a BS degree in Accounting. She has over 10 years of experience working in the accounting field including her 7-year tenure with the Department of the Navy in Washington, DC. Beth is in her fourth year as an accountant with The Tax Shelter. In addition to preparing income tax returns, Beth plays a vital role in our payroll and bookkeeping departments.

Sherri Wilkinson Sherri Wilkinson is in her fourth year at The Tax Shelter as our Administrator. In addition to her duties running the office, Sherri ensures that all returns have been reviewed for errors and each taxpayer package is assembled. Additionally, Sherri is responsible for making sure that all client information remains private and secure.

Melissa Whitfield Melissa Whitfield joined The Tax Shelter in 2011. Her southern charm and professional ability help to put the most nervous taxpayer at ease. In addition to answering phones and making appointments, Melissa sees that all files are complete and up to date.