About Our Firm

Burgess & Co., PLC CPAs was founded in Franklin, Virginia in 1976.  Since then we have grown to two offices located in Franklin, and Emporia, Virginia. Over the years, Burgess & Co., PLC CPAs has gained valuable experience working agriculture, small business (service, retail and manufacturing), partnerships, estates and trusts, individuals and elder care financial management.  This experience has provided Burgess & Co., PLC CPAs with a greater base of experience and business acumen.  Understanding the needs of the community and staying abreast of economic and technological changes have also aided the company in assisting clients with accounting and tax needs as well as with recommendations for financial planning and investment strategies.

Firm Philosophy

Burgess & Co., PLC CPAs believes that dedication and service to its clients is essential to future growth.  The firm's goal is not only to provide its accounting expertise to its clients, but also to assist in the advancement of their overall business and personal financial well-being.

Burgess & Co., PLC CPAs also believes a healthy community is vital to the personal financial health of our clients.  To that end, we have dedicated ourselves to improving the community by participating in many community activities.  

Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.


Our firm is one of the leading firms in the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention.

Our high standards, service and specialized staff spell the difference between our outstanding performance, and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.


Our firm is responsive. Companies who choose our firm rely on competent advice and accurate personnel. We provide total financial services to individuals, large and small businesses and other agencies.

To see a listing of our services, please take a moment and look at our services page. Because we get new business from the people who know us best, client referrals have fueled our growth in the recent years.

Through hard work, we have earned the respect of the business and financial communities. This respect illustrates our diverse talents, dedication and ability to respond quickly.


An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. Our firm's reputation reflects the high standards we demand of ourselves.

Our primary goal as a trusted advisor is to be available to provide insightful advice to enable our clients to make informed financial decisions. We do not accept anything less from ourselves and this is what we deliver to you.

We feel it is extremely important to continually professionally educate ourselves to improve our technical expertise, financial knowledge and service to our clients.

Our high service quality and "raving fan" clients are the result of our commitment to excellence.

We will answer all of your questions, as they impact both your tax and financial situations. We welcome you to contact us anytime.

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Franklin Office - 101 S. Main Street, Franklin, VA 23851
T: (757) 569-8156 F: (757) 569-8303,

Emporia Office - 300 S. Main St., Emporia, VA 23847
T: 434-634-5236 F: 434-634-2099


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