Who We Are
We are accountants and small business experts who simplify your finances, help you achieve your goals, and build lasting wealth.
Most accountants are general purpose accountants who serve a wide range of clients in a variety of industries. We focus solely on self-employed designers and creative professionals, and provide excellent support to their unique challenges.
Meet Your Trusted Advisor
Bradford E. Schumann CPA
Brad is an experienced tax professional who helps designers and creative professionals manage the tax and accounting needs of their growing businesses.
Prior to founding Bradford Tax and Consulting, Brad spent more than 5 years in public accounting as an international tax consultant. Brad is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Illinois, and holds a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
When Brad is not busy with accounting work, you can find him tending plants with his dog, Romper, as well as creating and collecting art. Brad also enjoys camping and traveling Panama.
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How Can We Help?
We utilize cloud-based software to automate and complete your accounting. We provide all the setup, training, and support.
We are the leading experts in Ivy, the premier project management software platform for interior design firms.
Monitor your business from anywhere in the world!
Simple Talk. Honest Answers.
Sleep easy with a better understanding of your financial statements and tax returns.
Our comprehensive approach ensures you pay only the tax you owe, and meet your important deadlines.
Level Up Your Business
Our firm provides tools, guidance, and expertise to respond to changing circumstances, and create efficiencies, i.e. less headaches.
Helping you scale your business effectively.
Get a better understanding of your taxes.
Have all your questions answered.
Brad is both knowledgeable and responsive.
I have been working with Brad for years and he has been an absolute lifesaver! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a knowledgeable, organized and trustworthy advisor. He has helped me streamline my business and accounting in a major way - not sure what I'd do without him!
Get in Touch
Schedule a complimentary consultation!