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Taylor and Jones named Farmville Merchant of Month

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Farmville Chamber of Commerce director Anna Newsome, right, presents partners of Taylor and Jones CPA PA Lynn Jones and Vance Taylor with the Merchant of the Month ribbon and plaque on April 24.

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Monday, May 6, 2019

FARMVILLE — Celebrating its 50th anniversary in October, Taylor and Jones CPA PA has a long history in Farmville. It has been named the Farmville Chamber of Commerce’s Merchant of the Month for April.

Owned by partners Lynn Jones and Vance Taylor, the practice provides a variety of tax and financial services, including bookkeeping, estate planning, payroll preparation and reports.

“The biggest part of our services is preparing income taxes,” Jones said, adding the firm serves individuals and businesses.

Taylor began the practice in October 1969 in Farmville as a sole provider after seeing a need for a certified public accountant in town.

“Farmville did not have a CPA at that point in time,” Taylor said. “I was the only one here for 15-18 years. I thought there was a need for a CPA here and apparently there was. I had a lot of help from local attorneys and businessmen. They kind of recruited me.”

Taylor graduated from East Carolina College, now East Carolina University, in 1963 with bachelor’s in accounting and a bachelor’s in mathematics. Prior to opening the firm, Taylor worked at a Sanford accounting firm.

In 1974, Taylor purchased the building located at 3716 N. Main St. The 5,000- square-foot building underwent extensive renovations.

Jones came to the practice right after earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from East Carolina University, working her way up to partner.

“We’ve been together right at 32 years,” Taylor said. “It’s great to have another CPA with you because I may look at something and need more time and before I know, it I’m bouncing ideas off her. That’s the great part of a partnership,”

Taylor and Jones are passion-driven, which they credit to their success.

“I really enjoy what I do. We’ve got clients we have had for 50 years,” Taylor said.

“There’s a lot of friendship,” Jones said.

While accounting practices has changed throughout the years thanks to the use of technology, the satisfaction of providing services has not changed for Jones and Taylor.

“I think the part I enjoy the most is when a young person starts a new business and we guide them and see them succeed. It’s rewarding,” Jones said.

As longtime community and Chamber of Commerce members, Taylor and Jones believe it is important to support their community and believe in the future of Farmville.

“The service the (chamber) provides supports the town and puts it out there,” Jones said. “I’m impressed with the guys who have restored a lot of these buildings. It benefits us.”

This month’s Merchant of the Month was the first selection by Farmville Chamber of Commerce director Anna Newsome.

“I went through and chose them because they have been here for a while and hadn’t been recognized. I wanted citizens in Farmville to know what they do,” Newsome said.

Newsome presented Taylor and Jones with a plaque and ribbon April 24. The recognition as Merchant of Month came after the completion of the practice’s busiest season — tax season, which concluded for individuals April 15.

“I chose ya’ll because it’s tax season and ya’ll have worked really hard. You’re very dedicated and the town of Farmville is very proud to have dedicated accountants like Ms. Lynn and Mr. Vance,” Newsome said.

Taylor and Jones felt honored to have been selected.

“It’s great. It’s nice to be recognized,” Jones said.

As for future plans for the firm, Taylor said, “To continue to serve our clients to the best of our abilities as we have tried to do for the past 50 years.”

The office has a total of four employees, including Jones and Taylor.

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