Aric Schreiner, CPA, PFS, CTP is the Senior Tax Reduction Strategist and the Managing Member of Columbia CPA Group, LLC and Serenity Tax Salvation, LLC.
After owning Columbia CPA Group for more than ten years, he decided to devote his attention to saving people from IRS tax debt. He organized Serenity Tax Salvation, LLC in October 2016 so that he could use his decades of standing up to the IRS for the benefit of his clients.
He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1983 and earned his Personal Finance Specialist designation 2010. He became a Certified Tax Coach a year later, joining a group of 300 other proactive tax planners, and receiving monthly training on cutting-edge, tax-saving strategies. In less than five years after becoming a Certified Tax Coach, he saved his clients more than $2.5 million in taxes. In July of 2018, he became a Certified Tax Planner (CTP).
Aric appeared on local TV in Columbia, MO, and publishes articles about tax in Columbia Daily Tribune.
Aric is a member of the Rotary Club of Northwest Columbia and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
He is a past president of the BNI Columbia referral network.
Aric attended Westminster College and received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Missouri in Columbia.
For the past four years, Aric has volunteered to read twice a month to second graders as a Partner in Education at West Blvd. Elementary School.
Aric enjoys studying the Bible and was a commissioned lay minister for 21 years.
When his sons were younger, he was an active coach of youth sports for about ten years.
Aric is an avid golfer as well as a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fan and attended game 6 of the 2011 World Series with his family.
Kyryl Ostryanskyy, MBA is a Staff Accountant at Columbia CPA Group, LLC, and the Chief Tax Research Specialist at Serenity Tax Salvation, LLC.
Kyryl grew up in Kherson, Ukraine. He came to the United States to pursue higher education and earned his B.A. degree in English from Columbia College in May of 2009, and received his M.B.A. in Accounting in December of 2016.
At Columbia CPA Group, LLC, Kyryl does tax preparation, tax research, interacts with clients, and fills out tax forms.
At Serenity Tax Salvation, LLC, Kyryl performs the initial contact with the IRS, obtains the proper forms and does the initial tax research. He also assists Aric Schreiner, CPA with preparing for conferences with the IRS Collections Division, Offers-in-Compromise (OIC), and Negotiated Installment Agreements.
As a grad student, he interned for two local CPA firms, including Columbia CPA Group, LLC, where he earned valuable experience preparing tax returns and performing financial audits.