Over the last sixteen years, Capstone Certified Public Accountants, LLC has grown from a single CPA working at one location with no clients to seven CPAs working at three locations in Central Oregon with over 3,000 clients. With the addition of the Sandpoint, Idaho firm, Capstone will experience a growth spurt to a total of five offices, more than 40 employees, including 9 CPAs and increasing the client base to more than 5,000. 

“Sandpoint reminds me of Bend ten years ago,” said Lance Brant, Managing Partner at Capstone CPAs. “It’s a fast-growing, beautiful place with so many opportunities to help people. Capstone and James Hutchens, P.A. share the mission to help businesses grow making this acquisition a natural fit.”

James Hutchens, P.A. Certified Public Accountant has been a staple in the Sandpoint, Idaho, community for over 20 years.  Known for his expertise and superior customer service, Jim has been voted the Best of Bonner County several times, placing first over the last three years. In an effort to bring his growing community more diversified services while maintaining the same quality of service, James Hutchens, P.A. will become a part of Capstone CPAs effective January 1. 

“We are excited about this new partnership and the ability to bring our clients additional services,” said Jim Hutchens, who assures clients he is not going anywhere. 

In addition to tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services, Capstone Certified Public Accountants also offers business valuations, auditing and assurance services, litigation support services – including divorce, and business consulting. 

For more information, please contact Capstone CPAs at 541.382.5099.