McClain Accounting is experienced with handling personal and small business tax issues.  We have over 10 years of experience in the field, and possess extensive knowledge in IRS requirements and regulations, individual and business tax return preparation, and payroll reports for small business owners.

We possess a deep understanding of the tax system. We are skilled in various tax software including QuickBooks, and knowledgeable in legal forms such as individual (1040) & business (1065, 1120s & 1120) returns, parish & state sales tax, and payroll reports (941’s, 940, etc) as well as W-2 and 1099 forms. We are also familiar with the various options in payroll accounting and software to help our clients prepare returns.

McClain Accounting works with not only clients, but also local and federal agencies by helping solve issues and discuss concerns involving tax-related problems.

Quality and customer service is the core of our business approach, and it contributes to our responsiveness and sensitivity to our clients. We recognize that tax filings should be prompt and should not take months to prepare. We are adept at getting the maximum return and working for our clients in a way that benefits them based on their goals and strategies.

Our office staff keeps up with the latest news and changes to the tax code in order to provide individuals and businesses the greatest possible benefits to help them adjust their annual strategies.

Read more about us below and contact us to schedule an appointment or ask any questions you may have.

Vanessa D. Pierce, CPA

Vanessa, who is originally a native of Southwest Florida, moved to Louisiana in 2007. She began her career in public accounting in 2008. All of her career has been spent in the area of public tax accounting.  She graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and went on to finish the pre-cpa program at the University of New Orleans a few years later. In 2016, she passed the final part of the CPA exam and received her certification. After many years of working for two accounting firms she decided to branch out on her own. In 2013, she formed McClain Accounting. 

She is a mother to an active, curious, comedic two year old boy and enjoys traveling in her spare time. 

Nicole Teal

Nicole is a native of New Orleans and is full of cultural insights about this great area. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology in 2001.  Currently she is a few courses away in finishing her Pre-CPA at the University of New Orleans. Nicole began her career in public accounting in 2008 focusing on tax preparation for individuals and businesses. She took some time off to raise her two beautiful daughters and attend school for accounting. She joined our team in 2014. 

Her motto in life is “…seemed like a good idea at the time.”

Linh Trinh

Linh joined our team January 2017 as a Staff Accountant. She is a native of Louisiana. She graduated with a Bachelors of Accounting from The University of New Orleans in 2011. Linh began her career in public accounting in 2011. Currently, she is eligible to sit for the CPA exam and engaged in the testing process.

She is a mother to two beautiful young daughters and enjoys cooking her native Vietnamese cuisine.