James. J. Buss is the president and founder of Buss CPA, P.C., overseeing the accounting and tax services for our small and medium business clients. James has extensive experience in both public accounting and working with small and medium-sized businesses including those in the construction industry.
James began his career providing audit, business consulting and tax services at regional and local accounting firms. James has also worked in a consulting role for a large Fortune 500 construction company prior to starting his own firm.
James graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the South Dakota CPA Society. He is also active in the community as a volunteer firefighter and EMT for Hartford Area Fire and Rescue.
Married to Cindy, James has three daughters and six grandchildren. He enjoys traveling with his family, playing with their dog, Bruiser, and playing fantasy football.
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Multigenerational family vacations have experienced an uptick in popularity, especially with older generations being more active and families living farther apart. Family getaways certainly bring people together physically, but also emotionally. Dedicated family time is simply good for the soul…even more so when multiple generations take part. With this in mind, we bring you a few ideas and tips to consider when planning your next multigenerational vacation.
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