Welcome to The Tax Stohr

We Offer Professional Tax Prep, Bookkeeping, & Payroll Services


Feeling overcharged for your tax return by your big franchise tax preparation firm?

Looking for an experienced tax professional to help navigate you through complex tax codes?

Looking for a certified QuickBooks professional to help you set up your QuickBooks, or train you to get the most out of your software?

Looking for an accounting firm that is small enough to treat every valued client like a family member, not just an entry on a balance sheet?

If you answered YES to ANY of these questions:
Qucikbooks Certified proAdvisor - The Tax Stohr

Personal & Business Tax Prep

The Tax Stohr

We're a tax preparation and accounting business based in Ottawa, IL. Steve has over 30 years of experience, preparing income taxes for clients with simple returns to very complex, multi-state, and business returns. We prepare taxes for investors, farmers, landlords, tradesmen, partnerships, small businesses, and those who are self-employed. We're both state and federal tax experts.

Bookkeeping Services


Steve is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisors are experts who have been tested and certified by Intuit on a range of QuickBooks products. He can also provide QuickBooks setup and training and offers on-site business accounting and services. Steve will custom tailor your QuickBooks to provide you with the needed information to manage every aspect of your business.

Payroll & Sales Tax Services

Payroll Services

Weekly, Bi-Weekly, and Monthly Payroll Services: Our payroll services include both payroll and payroll taxes. We can save you time and money and guarantee it is right. In addition, our business services include payroll taxes, sales taxes, and all other business taxes.

No matter how big or small, simple or complex, let our 30 years of experience work for you!


Nate S.

Bookkeeping Client

"Steve knows his business and has helped me save time, money and stay compliant"

Michael E.

Business & Personal Tax Client

"Steve has done my taxes for over 20 years. Never had an issue and he has saved me a lot on taxes."

Cheryl K.

Payroll Client

"Steve saves my business a lot on my back office and accounting needs."


311 E. McKinley Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

(815) 434-7279