Pittsford, Penfield, Fairport NY CPA serving Rochester NY

Small Business & Individual Tax Preparation Services 

Ellyn A Schaefer

"I pride myself on delivering the most up-to-date and accurate accounting and consultation.  My relations with clients are on a more personal level, which allows me to understand and solve their problems on a case-by-case basis."

Ellyn A. Schaefer is a Certified Public Accountant located in Pittsford, NY dedicated to providing individuals and businesses with financial and tax services. Services include accounting, bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, tax preparation, audits, and consultations. Serving the greater Rochester, NY area, you can depend on Ellyn A. Schaefer, CPA to deliver fast, thorough results at competitive prices.

Our Services Include:

Background & Expertise

Ellyn A. Schaefer attended St. John Fisher College, graduating in 1984.  She received her CPA in 1987.  After gaining experience at CPA firms, Ellyn launched her own accounting firm in 1994. 

She specializes in tax, small business, and non-profit organizations.  Her expertise includes QuickBooks Bookkeeping and Peachtree Accounting.  Ellyn believes in quality and staying abreast of new rules and regulations.

Ellyn A. Schaefer has successfully undergone Peer Quality Reviews by an independent CPA.  She is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Also, Ellyn volunteers for the New York State Society Non-Profit Committee. 

Ellyn has been married for over 30 years and has three children: Rachel 18; William 26; and Jessica, 30.

Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Income Tax Returns should be in accordance with new Federal and State Laws www.irs.gov
  • NY State Tax  http://www.tax.ny.gov/ 
  • IRS Audits of personal or company returns
  • Filing Dates for personal returns, payroll, sales and other information returns
  • Consultation and monitoring of accounting system with a CPA
  • Audited Financial Statements by a CPA enhance eligibility for funding and increase reliability to public
  • Financial Statements should be in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Compliance Audits should be in accordance with Governmental Auditing Standards
  • Federal Form 990, and State CHAR 500 must be filed with revenues over $25,000
  • Consolidated Fiscal Reports have to be in compliance with NYS Regulations

Proper Auditing and Accounting are essential for Board Members and Chief Financial Officers to fulfill their responsibilities.  


Call Ellyn A. Schaefer, CPA today for a consultation at 585-586-7335!

Proudly Serving: Rochester NY, Pittsford NY, Penfield NY, Fairport NY, East Rochester NY