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About Us

About Our Firm

Scanlon, Murch & Associates, LLC and Whitewater Tax & Consulting, Inc. has been serving businesses and individuals since 1971. While our primary service area is Southeastern Minnesota; we work with clients all around the world. Between our offices in Plainview, Wabasha, and Dodge Center, Minnesota, we have a team of 10 employees assisting our clients year around. We work with individuals, small businesses, Governmental agencies and non-profits. The following industries are among the many we serve: farming, retail, construction, manufacturing, recreational, hospitality, day care, professional/technical services, and real estate. Whether it’s accounting, tax or audit services; our experienced and well-trained staff will take a personal interest in your business needs.

Our Mission

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. Whitewater Tax & Consulting, Inc. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for 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 and around the area. 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 Whitewater Tax & Consulting, Inc. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Tim Scanlon (507) 534-3188

Tim Scanlon, CPA is the senior partner at Scanlon, Murch & Associates, LLC and President of Whitewater Tax & Consulting, Inc. While starting his public accounting career in the mid 80’s with a large southeastern Minnesota accounting firm, Tim and his wife moved to Plainview, Minnesota to raise their family. After working seven years in public accounting, Tim took a Controller position at a large area retailer. Tim held that position until he joined David Osweiler, CPA as partner in 1996.

Tim’s areas of concentration include business and individual tax planning and preparation and small business consultation. This includes helping businesses improve their bottom line and helping individuals starting a business, or in the buying or selling of a business.

Tim is also a very active member of the community. He currently holds the following positions: Benedictine Health System Board of Directors & Finance Committee, St. Isidore Health Center's Advisory Board, Knights of Columbus Member, Wabasha Rotary Club Treasurer, Plainview Elgin Millville School Finance Committee, St. Joachim's Cathololic Church Facilities Planning Committee and Plainview American Legion Finance Officer. In his free time Tim enjoys traveling with his wife and 2 children, golfing, running and supporting the local school sports teams.

Frank Sullivan (507) 534-3188

Frank Sullivan, EA (Enrolled Agent), is an owner of Whitewater Tax & Consulting, Inc. Frank’s accounting career started in 1969 as an accountant for a poultry processing company. He worked there until 1979 when he began his public accounting and tax preparation career. Frank passed the Enrolled Agent exam in 1990. The Enrolled Agent exam is a two day exam on all aspects of income tax. An Enrolled Agent has the same powers as a CPA or an attorney before the Internal Revenue Service.

Frank’s areas of concentration include accounting, tax preparation and tax planning for farms, small businesses, estates and fiduciaries.

Frank is active in the Kellogg American Legion and is member of the Greenfield Township Board. Frank’s leisure time is spent on yard work, collecting toy farm tractors, going to antique farm equipment shows, and traveling during the summer time.

Mark Murch (507) 374-2240

Mark Murch, CPA, MBA , is a partner at Scanlon, Murch & Associates, LLC and an officer of Whitewater Tax and Consulting, Inc. Mark has been involved in public and private accounting for over 20 years, having served as controller to several private companies as well as public accounting.

Mark’s areas of concentration include not for profit financial and compliance auditing as well as business and individual tax planning and preparation, small business consulting in a wide range of industries including, construction, periodicals and trucking, to name a few.

Mark is very involved in the growth of soccer in the local communities as an administrator, coach and referee in the recreational, traveling and high school systems. Mark also enjoys scuba diving, sailing and running as well as spending time with his wife Cindy and three children.