Firm Profile

Burris & Company

Founded and owned by a former "Big 8" Tax Manager of Price Waterhouse and Deloitte, Haskins & Sells and two sons have joined the business which provides multi-generational planning for the firm and our clients.

Both sons have strong technology and problem solving backgrounds that many times are not found in the traditional CPA firm.  On the traditional firm side, Jason scored in the top 95% in the country on the CPA exam.

The firm provides visionary Tax minimization planning and leverages the experience of former Big 8 Tax Manager with over 25 years experience in minimizing taxes for businesses.

Your success IS our business! We help you to achieve it by implementing various ideas based on your facts, which increase your cash flow and minimize your taxes.

We are larger than 90% of CPA firms in the United States based on published firm revenue information.  We offer depth and experience, with nimbleness and flexibility, without the high overhead of "Big 8" style firms.

Meet Our Team:

Jason Burris, CPA, MBA, has been with Burris & Company CPAs since 2007 and was promoted to Principal in 2017.  He specializes in helping closely held businesses (including S-Corps and Partnership (including 704(b) special allocations)), business owners, and high net worth families (we understand the multi-generation approach and planning) with “windshield” tax minimization and wealth maximization planning, maximizing productivity, process improvement and software utilization and on-demand business consulting, CFO and CIO assistance

He received his MBA from the University of Dayton and has also completed two Bachelor Degrees from Miami University: one in Business with a focus in Entrepreneurship and the other in Computer Science and Systems Analysis.  Jason previously worked at Ontario Systems, the largest software company in Indiana for six years where he began as an analyst, then was promoted to manager and then promoted again to business analyst.  He specialized in integrating Ontario’s multi-million dollar software with client’s existing software

Patrick Burris, EA, has been with Burris & Company CPAs since 2010.  He has a strong technology background along with a dual major from Wright State University in Accounting and Finance.  He works closely with Edsell and Jason on many major client projects and innovations.

Edsell Burris, CPA, is the founder of Burris & Company CPAs and is heavily involved in all aspects of the business and with 2 sons in the business, has no plans to step back.  He is a former PriceWaterhouse and Deloitte tax manager on accounts such as NCR, Reynolds & Reynolds and Ponderosa.


Helping businesses grow...asking the tough questions that will help you. Our objective is to partner-up with you, with ideas that will help you reach your goals by increasing your cash flow and minimizing your taxes, which results in more cash for YOU!

We believe in the value of relationships and view every client relationship like a partnership. Our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen.

We provide a variety of services including:

  • Income Tax Preparation for all types of businesses, and individuals, federal and multi-state
  • Problem solving and bottlenecks and continuous process improvement
  • Software selection and utilization
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • QuickBooks setup, support and training
  • Financial statements - making sure your financial records are timely and accurate
  • IRS and State Audit Representation

Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.