About Us

Nelson & Company, P.A. is a certified public accounting firm based in Durham, North Carolina. We were founded in 1983 to offer services to businesses and individuals in the Triangle area. Our reputation in the community is based on our professional expertise in providing quality professional services to more than 2,000 clients in the Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh area. Our clients include non-profit organizations, health care providers, legal and other professional services, real estate development and sales, insurance providers, investment management services, and retail businesses.

The Firm's professional staff is comprised of three partners and nine professional/paraprofessional and other staff. Our professional staff have the benefit of a planned program of professional development and continuing education through programs sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, national conferences and other continuing education providers. We are in compliance with the registration and permit requirements for the practice of public accounting in North Carolina.

Nelson & Company, P.A. provides its clients with quality work performed in a timely manner. This involves effectively communicating with the client and properly planning and staffing an engagement.  Our goal is to be available to work with clients when the need arises.  We approach our relationship with our clients in a proactive manner, working to anticipate their needs and suggesting ways to help achieve their goals. This philosophy of client service enables Nelson & Company, P.A. to provide its clients with accurate, dependable financial information.

As a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, we are required to maintain a system of quality control to insure the work we perform is of the highest possible quality for our clients. As part of this program, we are required to have our work reviewed by an independent accounting firm.  We have received an unqualified opinion, which is the highest possible opinion that can be received.

Our firm has a commitment of service to the community. In addition to monetary contributions, we also volunteer our time on boards, committees and in other volunteer capacities. We have participated on the boards of the Durham Chamber of Commerce, Historic Preservation Society of Durham, Meals-on-Wheels, Threshold, The Exchange Club of Durham, Animal Protection Society of Durham, Caring House, Habitat for Humanity, Durham Symphony Orchestra, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

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