Aug 04, 2020

Parks Tax & Consulting Joins as New Sponsor of the 2020 AEC

By Claire Kelley - USEA Staff

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Parks Tax & Consulting PLLC for the 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds (AEC). As a Bronze Level Sponsor of the AEC, Parks Tax & Consulting will provide $5,000 worth of gift certificates to the Intermediate division. The winner of the Intermediate division will receive a $2,500 gift certificate, second place will receive a $1,500 gift certificate, and third place will receive a $1,000 gift certificate. This year’s AEC will be held August 25-30, 2020 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

“Parks Tax & Consulting is excited to begin a partnership with the USEA through sponsorship of the American Eventing Championships in 2020. We bring forth a unique coupling of expertise in both the accounting and equine professions to assist you in all aspects of your individual and small business tax needs.” said Holly Parks, a licensed CPA and owner of Parks Tax & Consulting.

Parks continued, “I’m a professional of the sport myself as I’ve competed up to the Intermediate level, and I’m an active USEA ICP instructor based in Area V. I’m eager to have this opportunity to give back to my favorite sport in an impactful way.”

Parks Tax & Consulting PLLC provides expertise on individual and small business tax, accounting, and consulting needs. Holly Parks has over twelve years of experience in public accounting, previously having been employed by Deloitte Tax LLP, providing services in expatriate tax and mobility HR. Her specialties include US taxation of expatriates and foreign nationals and advising multinational companies in all areas of their global mobility programs including global tax implications, tax policy review and creation, tax equalizations, cost projections, and compensation planning.

​Holly has founded her reputation on providing a highly personalized tax experience to individuals and executives. She is detail-oriented, research savvy, and has a deep understanding of the complex and technical tax systems at the federal and state levels. She has resolved many complex IRS inquires and audits.

“We are thrilled to partner with Holly Parks, a professional in both tax consulting and the sport of three-day eventing,” said USEA CEO Rob Burk. “Taxes and accounting can be very time consuming, and Holly Parks is the perfect person to help eventers with their taxes. We are very excited to offer this unique prize at this year’s AEC. Thank you, Holly, for supporting the sport!”

For more information on Parks Tax & Consulting PLLC, please visit www.parksaccounting.com.

About the USEA American Eventing Championships

The USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) is the pinnacle of the sport for the national levels. Held annually, the best junior, adult amateur, and professional competitors gather to vie for national championship titles at every level from Beginner Novice to Advanced. This ultimate test of horse and rider draws hundreds of horses and riders from around the country to compete for fabulous prizes, a piece of the substantial prize money, and the chance to be named the National Champion at their respective levels. The 2020 USEA American Eventing Championships presented by Nutrena Feeds will be held August 25-August 30, 2020 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Click here to learn more about the USEA American Eventing Championships.

About the United States Eventing Association

The USEA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization committed to providing eventing enthusiasts with a competitive level suited to their individual skills. By assisting and educating competitors, event organizers, and officials; maintaining responsible safety standards; and registering qualified competitions and clinics, the USEA offers a strong and continuous training opportunity for an ever-expanding field of world-class competitors. Just as importantly, the USEA provides a means for all riders, regardless of age or ability, to experience the thrill of eventing. To learn more, visit www.useventing.com

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