To provide accounting services to individuals and small businesses in the Greater Hudson Valley with excellence, honesty and integrity.

- Our Mission

Our Team

At Joel Cymrot, CPA our services include accounting, tax, and financial planning. We provide advice on budgeting, financing decisions, financial analysis, and tax developments. We prepare individual, corporate, not-for-profit, estate, and trust tax returns. We also work with a team of financial advisors and attorneys to ensure  comprehensive solutions for our clients. In addition, we provide bookkeeping, payroll, payroll and sales tax returns, along with installation and training on QuickBooks.

With our main office in Kingston, NY and two satellite offices in Highland, NY and Wurtsboro, NY, we make it easy to service all of our clients. We strive for professional excellence by providing high quality services and offering Value That Adds Up.


Joel Cymrot, CPA

Joel has engaged and managed clients for audits, reviews, compilations, and special engagements. He has prepared financial statements and tax returns for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. In addition to being a CPA, Joel also works as a financial advisor to his clients and has over ten years of experience as a Director of Finance in the private sector. This combination enables Joel to bring the firm’s clients a broad perspective on accounting, tax, financial and investment matters.

Along with his extensive experience in tax preparation and providing financial statements to individuals and businesses, Joel provides comprehensive financial planning, using the latest software to assist clients in reaching their goals. He works closely with a team of elder care attorneys and investment specialists to provide his clients with cost effective short-and long term financial strategies.

He has a diverse professional background obtained in a wide range of industries including gift-ware, travel, education, wholesale/distribution, construction, and professional practices. He is also an instructor at a local Business and Technical Institute where he teaches business classes in mathematics, career achievement, and accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Joel is a graduate of the City University of New York, Brooklyn College campus, where he graduated earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Joel and his family reside in Wurtsboro, New York.



John Soltes

John has extensive experience in tax preparation and accounting services. He specializes in tax preparation for individuals and businesses along with the accounting services required by small to medium size businesses. His expertise includes bookkeeping, client write up, payroll, payroll tax returns and sales tax requirements. John also has extensive knowledge of computerized accounting and tax software, including QuickBooks and Drake.

John has a professional background in manufacturing, retail management, sales and sales management obtained in a variety of industries. This extensive background, combined with his expertise in tax preparation and accounting, brings a broad perspective to meeting our clients financial and accounting requirements. He is also a member of The BNI Southern Dutchess Referral Team and is currently serving as the Secretary / Treasurer.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Claremont Men’s College along with a diploma in Managerial Accounting. He currently is a candidate for an Enrolled Agent certification with the Internal Revenue Service. John and his family reside in Highland, NY.