Dr. John Stancil has been a CPA since 1979 in the states of Kentucky and Florida. He is a graduate of Mars Hill University, the University of Georgia, and the University of Memphis – holding a Doctor of Business Administration in Accounting. He is a Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Tax at Florida Southern College after 37 years in the teaching profession.
He continues to maintain his tax practice of over 40 years, specializing in taxes, tax planning, and consulting. In addition to the CPA certification, John is also a CMA and CFM. He is a regular blogger for Tax Connections. He has written several academic papers in the area of taxation, and often serves as a speaker to professional and civic groups on various taxation topics. In 2018, John was elected to the board of directors for the Florida Chapter of the National Association of Tax Professionals. John is a member of the Florida Institute of CPA’s, the Institute of Management Accountants, and Lakeland Business Leaders. He is the Lead Blogger on Church and Clergy Taxes for Tax Connections as well as a tax writer for CPAmerica.
He has spoken to many professional and community groups on various tax topics, including addressing the National Association of Tax Professional on Church and Clergy Tax Issues and the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit.
John’s civic involvement extends to service on the boards of several not-for profit organizations. Currently, he is an advisor to PowerPoint Ministries, Inc. and ElderPoint Ministries, serves as chair of the Finance Team at Legacy Christian Church, and is a member of the Income Steering Committee for United Way of Central Florida.
In addition to servicing clients in Alabama, Arizona, California, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Illinois, Virginia, Texas, Washington, and other states, John has several international clients. He serves as a consultant to local tax preparation and CPA firms as well.