CPAs, like all providers of personal financial services, have been required by law to inform their clients of their policies regarding privacy of client information. CPAs have been and continue to be bound by professional standards of confidentiality that are more stringent than those required by law. Therefore, we have always protected your right to privacy.
Types of Nonpublic Personal Information We Collect
Burkhart & Company collects nonpublic personal information about you that is provided to us by you or obtained by us with your authorization.
Parties to Whom We Disclose Information
For all current and former clients, Burkhart & Company does not disclose any nonpublic personal information obtained in the course of our practice except as required or permitted by law. Permitted disclosures include, for instance, providing information to our employees, and in limited situations, to unrelated third parties who need information to assist us in providing services to you. In all such situations, we request your authorization in advance and stress the confidential nature of information being shared.
Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Current and Former Clients' Information
Burkhart & Company retains records relating to professional services that we provide so that we are better able to assist you with your professional needs and, in some cases, to comply with professional guidelines. In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards. The firm complies with the Consumer Protection laws of the State of Tennessee regarding breach of information notifications.
The information contained in our Website is intended to inform our clients, colleagues and friends about our firm and the services we offer. It is not intended nor should it be used as a substitute for tax, attestation, accounting, or consulting advice. You should seek advice directly from a Burkhart & Company professional before making any decision or taking any action on accounting or tax related matters. All information in this site is provided "as is".
Please call if you have any questions, because your privacy, our professional ethics, and the ability to provide you with quality financial services are very important to us.
Burkhart & Company's Comprehensive Privacy and Security Policy is available to clients upon request.