Knutson, Trolson & Fargher, P.S. Inc., CPA in Lakewood, WA

Knutson, Trolson & Fargher, P.S. Inc., one of the oldest Certified Public Accounting firms in the state of Washington, was started in 1956 when Fred Knutson purchased the local branch office from the Seattle firm of Michaelson, Singer. In 1968 Roger Trolson joined Fred and a partnership was formed. This partnership continued until 1974 when Brian Knutson joined his father and Roger in the partnership. The following year, 1975, Robert Fargher joined the ownership group.
In 1980 the professional service corporation of Knutson, Trolson & Fargher, P.S. Inc. was formed. Eldon Lively joined the firm as a staff accountant in January 1988 and in 2002 became a shareholder. January 1, 2016, after Robert Fargher’s retirement, Eldon Lively became the remaining shareholder of Knutson, Trolson & Fargher, P.S. Inc.
Over the years we have enjoyed a sustained growth in the number and type of clients that we serve. We have established and maintained a reputation of expertise in the areas of construction tax and accounting. In addition, we perform Review and Compilation services and produce Federal and State income tax returns for a variety of business and individual clients. In recent years, we have added trust and estate work to our areas of specialization.
Our focus continues to be on the client: providing ethical, timely and quality service.
Eldon Lively, CPA – Shareholder
Eldon joined the firm in January, 1988 as a staff accountant. In January 2002 he became a shareholder of the firm. He graduated from Walla Walla College with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting in 1986. He has experience in business and individual income tax preparation, audited, reviewed and compiled financial statement preparation, and estate and trust planning and tax preparation.
Knutson, Trolson & Fargher, P.S. Inc.
3819 100th St SW Ste 5A
Lakewood, WA 98499
Telephone: (253) 581 – 3554
Fax: (253) 581 – 3557

Kelly's Tax Service, CPA in Lakewood, WA

Our Values
Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.
Our firm is one of the leading firms in the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention.
Our high standards, service and specialized staff spell the difference between our outstanding performance, and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.
Our firm is responsive. Companies who choose our firm rely on competent advice and fast, accurate personnel. We provide total financial services to individuals, large and small businesses and other agencies.
To see a listing of our services, please take a moment and look at our services page. Because we get new business from the people who know us best, client referrals have fueled our growth in the recent years.
Through hard work, we have earned the respect of the business and financial communities. This respect illustrates our diverse talents, dedication and ability to respond quickly.
An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. Our firm’s reputation reflects the high standards we demand of ourselves.
Our primary goal as a trusted advisor is to be available and to provide insightful advice to enable our clients to make informed financial decisions. We do not accept anything less from ourselves and this is what we deliver to you.
We feel it is extremely important to continually professionally educate ourselves to improve our technical expertise, financial knowledge and service to our clients.
Our high service quality and “raving fan” clients are the result of our commitment to excellence.
We will answer all of your questions, as they impact both your tax and financial situations. We welcome you to contact us anytime.
9315 Gravelly Lake Dr. S.W. – Suite 201
Lakewood, WA 98499
Phone: (253) 581-9115
Fax: (253) 581-6674