Fort Worth’s Joe Taylor to be inducted into OSU’s School of Accounting Hall of Fame
(STILLWATER, Okla. March 1, 2021) – Joe Taylor, founder and chairman of the Fort Worth accounting firm JTaylor, will be honored as a distinguished alumni by Oklahoma State University’s School of Accounting during the 2021 Wilton T. Anderson Hall of Fame and Awards virtual ceremony April 29.
Taylor earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from OSU in 1979 before starting JTaylor, the largest locally owned CPA firm in Fort Worth and Tarrant County.
“Mr. Taylor exemplifies the many ways in which accounting students from OSU positively impact the accounting profession and their communities,” said Dr. Audrey Gramling, head of the School of Accounting. “He has proven himself to be exceptional in his accomplishments and helping fulfill our vision of building the future of accounting. The School of Accounting is privileged to have individuals like Mr. Taylor committed to our success.”
Taylor is a founder and has been a key catalyst for the growth and development of the JTaylor firm. Since 1999, JTaylor has grown to more than 90 employees. The firm offers the highest quality professional advisory, assurance and tax services, which has enabled double-digit revenue and head count growth annually. With an eye on sustainability, JTaylor has achieved a remarkable succession to the next generation, a young firm among its peers with nine of its ten partners 50 or under.
Taylor’s professional development began at OSU, where he also met his wife, Lynnice, who he married after their sophomore year. The greatest endorsement of their education and commitment to the university was sending their three children to OSU, where the two oldest graduated with accounting degrees. Stephen is a practicing attorney in Fort Worth. Jolynn earned her master’s in accounting at OSU and joined PwC before arriving at JTaylor, where she is a tax partner. Their youngest son, John, also graduated from OSU, with a degree in international business, followed by an MBA, and then to Catholic seminary.
JTaylor is an active recruiter at OSU for advisory, assurance and tax positions, full time and internships. Despite COVID-19, JTaylor kept its commitment to four OSU student interns during the summer of 2020 and already has committed to its first three for 2021. The firm is active in many phases of OSU accounting recruiting activities.
In the community, Taylor has made significant contributions, including serving on a wide range of civic and north Texas boards. His longest tenure (31 years) has been with Sixty and Better, Inc., a charity that has served the needs of older adults through 25 Tarrant County community centers since 1967. He served two terms as president of the board and four terms as the Sixty and Better treasurer. He also is a member of the AICPA, the Texas Society of CPAs and the Fort Worth Chapter of CPAs, and has served in leadership roles at the state and local levels.
In addition to Taylor, this year’s Wilton T. Anderson Hall of Fame inductees include:
- Ron Bussert, who earned both his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his MBA from OSU, is vice president for administration and finance at OSU-Tulsa.
- Dr. Melanie Middlemist, a two-time OSU accounting graduate with master’s and doctorate degrees, taught accounting classes at Colorado State University for 16 years until her retirement in 2002.
Distinguished Friend of the School of Accounting honoree is:
- Sandy Siegfried has been a longtime supporter of the OSU School of Accounting. After earning her bachelor’s degree in accounting, attending OSU and the University of Tulsa, she enjoyed a successful career in the Tulsa area.
The Early Career Rising Star is:
- V. David Russell, who earned his master’s in accounting from OSU, is a private banker for J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank.
Contact: Sarah Johnson | OSU School of Accounting | 405-744-8046 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for success. Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world. The Spears School of Business exists to prepare people to make a difference in the world by teaching essential interpersonal skills alongside a high-quality business education backed by impactful research and outreach. For more information, call 405-744-5064 or visit spears.okstate.edu. To learn more about the Spears School of Business, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.
- Texas Comptroller Amends Policy Regarding Taxability of Medical Billing Services
- Price Transparency 2.0
- Inaugural Cowboy100 event announced
- Texas Franchise Tax Updates
- Tax Deadline Extension Reminder
- Temporary 100% Deduction for Restaurant Food & Beverage
- Restaurant Revitalization Fund
- COVID Relief Programs for Healthcare Providers - Important Tax Considerations
- COBRA Subsidy: What Employers Need to Know
- Temporary Property Tax Exemption Opportunity
- Key Tax Implications of the American Rescue Plan Act
- Strategic Outlook for Hospitals Post-COVID
- New Employee Retention Credit Guidance Issued by IRS
- OIG Report Highlights Billing Trend for Inpatient Hospital Stays
- IRS Extends Tax Deadlines for Texas Winter Storm Victims
- Important Considerations for Storm-Related Damage to Property
- HHS Updates FAQ for Provider Relief Funds
- 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule: Significant Changes for Physician Practices
- Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Changes Released in Final Rules
- JTaylor’s Arielle Schmeck Recognized with AICPA Valuation “Standing Ovation”
- Hospital Pricing Transparency - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- FY 2021 Medicare Hospital IPPS and LTCH Final Rule: Changes effective October 1, 2020
- Provider Relief Fund Reporting Requirements: Updated Guidance Released by HHS
- CY 2021 Medicare Hospital OPPS & ASC Payment System Proposed Rule
- Healthcare Real Estate Outlook: How COVID-19 has changed the landscape
- Stark Law Updates Delayed Until August 2021
- 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Changes
- Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020: Relaxation of Loan Forgiveness Rules
- Net Operating Losses Create Tax Refund Opportunities
- New Bonus Depreciation Rules for Qualified Improvement Property
- Volume Forecasting for Healthcare
- Accounting Considerations Related to COVID-19
- CARES Act Provider Relief
- Healthcare Financial Planning During COVID-19 Crisis
- Navigating Through Uncertain Times
- COVID-19 Telehealth Program
- The CARES Act - Solutions for Healthcare Providers
- Key Tax Implications of the CARES Act
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act
- COVID-19 and JTaylor
- Managing Population Health as Part of a Post-Acute Care Network
- Aligning Incentives with Mission