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 45 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
This tax season is an important one for many business owners because it’s the first that will be impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). How big of an impact is dependent on your unique situation. We’ve compiled this short list of provisions that may affect the business community:
According to Forbes.com, Super Bowl viewers traditionally load up on millions of pounds of less-than-healthy foods during the big game—including ribs, pulled pork, tortilla chips, nuts, popcorn and bacon—all washed down with beer (the Super Bowl beverage of choice). If you are trying to stick to your New Year’s resolution to eat better, consider a few healthy substitutes for the traditional Super Bowl eats:
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.