Ocker & Associates, PC has provided full-service accounting, bookkeeping, tax planning and return preparation, payroll, and consulting to small businesses and individuals in Chambersburg, Hanover, and South Central Pennsylvania for over 40 years. Established in 1972, Michael D. Ocker purchased the firm from his father, Donald C. Ocker, in 2000. Under Michael’s leadership, the firm has experienced major growth—expanding from 4 to 14 employees and opening a second office location in 2006.
With a keen eye trained on up-and-coming software solutions, we are constantly enhancing our firm’s systems and services. As part of our commitment to fast, efficient client service, we offer our clients 24-hour online access to all of their financial information through secure online portals. We have been paperless since 1999 and are ready and willing to embrace the latest innovations to enrich your experience—and stay ahead of the technology curve.
BOSS is the answer to your back office headaches. Our cloud-based solution enables you to hand complex accounting tasks over to us. We work the numbers while providing you 24/7 access to your data—and all at a fixed, affordable monthly fee.
"We consider Ocker & Associates, PC a trusted partner with us as we operate our trucking company. We rely on them to keep us informed on tax law changes and the implications for our business. We value the firm's perspective as a small business owner..." - Willie & Anita Forry, Forry Transport, Inc. read more
"I have been with Ocker & Associates, PC since I began my company back in 2009 and have been very pleased the entire time. They are very personable, reliable and responsive; with reasonable fees. I see them as my partner rather than my accounting firm..." - Ed Franchi, 4U Management, LLC read more
"Ocker & Associates, PC provides me with outstanding financial services. Ever since I acquired my business, I have been guided through many seamless transactions, and have been given monthly financial guidance and strategies to maneuver my business..." - Paul Keener, Jr., Keener, Inc. read more
"Ocker & Associates, PC have performed my business, retirement, and personal accounting needs for over 12 years. They are consistently accurate and timely with all of my needs and questions. I am always guided in a legal and professional manner..." - Scott Coyle, Scott & Co. Fine Jewelers read more
The spring season is here! In addition to taxes, many of us want to take care of some overlooked cleaning tasks. Procrastination often creeps in when it comes to cleaning—especially our offices. It can feel overwhelming and somewhat unproductive to spend time decluttering and cleaning your workspace, but once complete, most people feel a sense of relief and calm. Use this handy checklist...
Have you filed your 2017 taxes yet? If not, you still have the opportunity to make sure that you lower your tax obligation as much as possible. With new tax laws in effect for 2018 and beyond, the following deductions will disappear after this tax season—check them out to see which ones may help you lower your taxable income...
When you are super busy running a business, it can be easy to let customer appreciation slide to the bottom of your long to-do list. The problem is, if you don’t show your customers love on a regular basis, they’re going to feel neglected, which can put their continued loyalty at risk.