At Anthony & Dodge, PC, we value your trust and confidence and we want to assure you your personal information is kept completely confidential by us. As Certified Public Accountants and members of the American Institute of CPAs and the Massachusetts Society of CPAs, we adhere to the highest level of professional ethical responsibility and obligations to protect the confidentiality of all client information.
What Personal Information Do We Collect
In order to meet your needs in the course of tax return preparation, tax and financial planning, and tax compliance engagements for you, we collect various types of nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
- Information we receive from you in person, by the phone, mail or e-mail, through our website, on tax preparation worksheets, and on other documents or forms we use in preparing your tax return or providing other services for you.
- Information we receive from others about your transactions or relationships with them.
- Information we receive from you when your browser interacts with our website.
Is Personal Information Shared with Others?
We do not share any personal information about you with anyone without your express consent, except as permitted by law and as described below.
We may share any information we collect to non affiliated companies which perform support services on our behalf such as transmission of electronic tax returns. We do not sell or otherwise disclose our client list or any of your information to outside companies for their marketing or solicitation use. We may also share your information with other parties who help assure our compliance with professional accounting standards (such as peer review), or who conduct due diligence procedures, such as if we consider a sale or merger of our practice.
The law permits or requires disclosure in certain instances, such as if we must share information to protect against fraud, in response to a court subpoena, or as part of actual or threatened legal proceedings or alternate dispute resolution.
How Do We Protect the Confidentiality and Security of Your Personal Information?
As CPAs, our professional and ethical obligations have always demanded no less than the highest regard and duties for the confidentiality of your personal information and the security of your privacy. We will protect your personal information, use it only as necessary, and perform our engagements so as to always maintain your trust and confidence in us.
Thank you for allowing us to be of service, we truly value our relationship with you. We hope you view our firm as your most trusted advisor, and we will work to continue earning that trust. Please call us anytime you have questions or we may be of further service.