About Our Firm
Our firm began 1979 as David J. Shively, CPA. For over 40 years, Dave has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. In 2022, Madison L. Books, CPA was admitted as a partner and the firm changed to Shively, Books & Associates, CPAs. Our expertise ranges from basic tax preparation and accounting and bookkeeping services to more in-depth services such as reviews and compilations, financial statements, and Quickbooks consulting.
Shively, Books & Associates, CPAs is one of the leading firms in Fulton and the surrounding central Missouri region. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.
Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Shively, Books & Associates, CPAs is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Fulton's business community for over 40 years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.
Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in Fulton and the region. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Shively, Books & Associates, CPAs receive competent and professional advice.