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
The holidays can be overwhelming. You only have so many hours in a day, your gift list is long, and your budget may be tight. A bit of up-front planning and prioritizing can help save you time and money. Here are a few ideas to help you minimize the hustle and bustle, stay on budget, and find more peace this holiday season.
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday need no introduction, but for small business owners it’s all about Small Business Saturday—an annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities out in support of their local small businesses. Small Business Saturday falls on November 24 this year, so if you haven’t already…start getting the word out.