WELCOME TO Hendershot Burkhardt Tax Services

Providing Professional Services with a Personal Touch.

Strategic Tax Services

Our services include strategic tax planning, tax preparation, providing Offer-in-Compromise and Installment payment plan assistance.  Industries serviced include Estates, Trusts, Corporations, LLC’s and Partnerships, and Sole Proprietors.

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Bookkeeping Service

Good financial information provided in a timely and accurate manner is essential to good management. Let us perform your bookkeeping and save yourself time, money and distractions. This will allow you to focus on what you do best – running your business. Our firm provides a full range of bookkeeping services including the following:

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Our firm is rooted in a tradition of meeting the highest standards of accounting practices. Planning a sound and successful future requires business planning.

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Richard L. Hendershot, CPA, Founder

Richard “Rick” L. Hendershot was the founder of Hendershot, Burkhardt & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, PC. He was called home by our Lord on March 29, 2017. Rick founded our firm in 1996.

He had practiced in Virginia, District of Columbia and Maryland. Rick had over 40 years’ experience as a Certified Public Accountant. He served on the Greater Washington Society of CPA’s Not-for-Profit Technical Committee. Richard was a retired professor at Strayer University. He taught graduate and undergraduate level accounting and religion courses.

Rick believed in giving back to our community. He served as Chair and Treasurer of numerous non-profit boards; Prince William Chamber of Commerce, Prince William Health System Foundation’s Board of Directors, Leadership Prince William, Manassas Rotary Club and Prince William Symphonic Orchestra to name a few. 

Rick’s insight, commitment to excellence, customer service, and dedication was the cornerstone of our firm. We continue his legacy and his vision.


We combine the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. Our clients come back to us year after year because they know they are in good hands. We work to develop long-term relationships; whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help.

David C. Burkhardt CPA
Tax Manager

With over twenty years of income tax planning and preparation, accounting, and non-profit experience. 

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Joel Smith
Enrolled Agent

Joel E. Smith is an Enrolled Agent with seven years of experience as a professional tax preparer and has been with Hendershot-BurkhardtTax Services over five years. 

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Serena Hendershot
Chief Operating Officer

Serena Hendershot has been with the firm over seven years. She has over seven years of experience as a paralegal and previously was employed by CSC/Federal Sector. In her capacity she was an efficiency specialist, 

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Doris Walters
Office Manager

Doris is a graduate of NOVA with a degree in Legal Assisting. She has been with the firm for over five years.  

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Our primary goal is to maximize the client’s greatest potential. We accomplish this with a team of motivated professionals, dedicated to meeting the highest professional standards in a responsible, efficient and cost-effective manner.


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