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Meet The Founders

Duncan C. Tanner III, MBA, CPA

Thomas Gill, MSA

Duncan C. Tanner III is one of the founding partners of Tanner-Gill & Associates, LLP. Duncan earned his Bachelor's in Accounting from The University of Akron in 2013, a Masters Degree in Finance also from UA in 2017, and has passed the CPA exams and is awaiting certification from the Accountancy Board of Ohio, Duncan spent his early career working for various public accounting, finance, and manufacturing firms including CTF Partners Certified Public Accountants, Advanced Poly-Packaging, DKC-Warfield & Company CPA's, Symphony Financial Services, and Meaden & Moore. He has had significant exposure to industry and public accounting, tax, payroll, auditing, and finance. 
Thomas J. Gill is one of the founding partners of Tanner-Gill & Associates, LLP. Thomas started his career in accounting at a local firm here in Akron, Ohio. In a four year window he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in accounting, as well as a Master’s degree in accounting with a focus on personal and small business taxes. Thomas is Currently sitting for the CPA exams. Thomas spent the first four years of his accounting career working for a small finance company in Fairlawn Ohio. He then moved, for another four years, to a senior accountant position at The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. Corporate headquarters in Akron, Ohio.
Duncan has served clients in many industries including, but not limited to; restaurants, construction, insurance, trucking/logistics, manufacturing, real estate, manufacturing, auto, professional services (lawyers, doctors, and dentists), gas stations and convenient stores, web-site development, landscaping, roofing, electricians, plumbers, tattoo artistry, non-profit, financial services, and virtually all individual tax and accounting matters. Thomas has had extensive experience in the world of taxation, accounting, and business start-ups. After forming Tanner-Gill & Associates, LLP., Thomas has become very well versed in accounting and setting up start-up companies. Thomas manages over 75 small to large clients spread over 8 different States. He also has extensive knowledge of ProSeries, QuickBooks, Lacerte, LexisNexis, Sage, Mass90, SAP, and many more!
Duncan is highly familiar and have extensive experience with sales tax; use tax; all payroll taxes; property taxes; fuel taxes including IFTA and 2290; various business taxes; business licensing in multiple states; and federal, state, and municipal income taxes. He has extensive experience with business start-ups; entity selections; real estate matters including; taxation, conveyances, liens, and various matters involving county fiscal agencies; Ohio Attorney General audits and liens; Ohio liquor licenses; and IRS, State, and municipal audits.
Duncan has also worked with the following software packages and online filing portals; Westlaw, LexisNexis, QuickBooks, Peachtree, Lacerte, ACL, Great Plains, ATX, Ultra Tax, Drake, Mass90, Sage Mass 200, DM2, Pro-Series, Creative Solutions, Super Forms, JMP, Mega-Stat, Oracle, Fixed Assets, CCH-Tax, CCH-Accounting, CCH-Research, Avalara Sales Tax, Ohio Business Gateway, EFTPS, ERIC, Vantage, Net Suite, Mini-Tab, Tax-ACT, and all Microsoft Office Programs.

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