About Kevin

Kevin Strel brings an interesting combination of experience as a tax professional and online merchant. This marriage of skills brings a real world, practical approach to individual and small business tax management as well as a personal knowledge of the tax and payment issues that arise in online businesses.

Taxation

  • Enrolled Agent, admitted to practice and represent clients before the IRS
  • Tax Preparation and planning for Individuals, families and small / medium businesses
  • Skilled with handling tax and bookkeeping issues specific to online businesses, especially those that arise with 3P Amazon merchants.
  • Created online systems that handle multi-jurisdiction WA state sales tax calculations and filing
  • Quickbooks Desktop, Online, Wave, Gusto (Payroll)

E-Ccommerce Consulting

  • Experienced in crafting modern solutions for technical, fulfillment and bookkeeping issues specific to online businesses.
  • E-Commerce Website Work: Design, carts, Inventory, accounting and payment systems. Full knowledge of security and PCI compliance issues.
  • Full logistical support for order processing / fulfillment. This includes technical, warehouse setup and outsourcing.

Specific Coding and Technology Expreience

  • HTML5 / CSS / JQUERY / Bootstrap / Wordpress
  • PHP (Classes) / MySql / LAMP Server Management.
  • API Development, especially Amazon Marketplace (MWS), Stripe Payments, Shipstation.
  • Online marketplace development, especially Shopify.
  • Payment systems: Stripe, Authorize.net, Paypal.
  • Streaming media: JPlayer, S3 / Cloudfront.