Terms in Office: 03/31/05 - 03/30/08 & 04/01/13 - 02/28/16
Subcommittee: Experience Requirement for LicenseesE-mail Michael Addington - Michael.Addington@oregon.gov
Michael Addington moved to Central Oregon in 1984 from Orange
County, California. He graduated with an AA degree in business administration
from COCC in 1989. He was licensed as a preparer in 1989, and became an Oregon
tax consultant in 1991, and then in 1997 added the Enrolled Agent license. In
2012 he graduated from a three-year program for representation and became an
NTPI Fellow, National Tax Practice Institute. Addington was appointed to serve
as a Board member with the OBTP in 2005 and served for two years, and was appointed
again in 2013. He also served as a director or officer on the Oregon Society of
Enrolled Agents Board for 12 years beginning in 1997. President of OrSEA, a
member of OSTC, OATC, and currently a member of both NAEA and NATP round out
Michael’s service to the tax community.
In 1991 Michael established his business, Excellence In
Taxes, Inc. He specializes in personal and small business taxes, and also
provides bookkeeping and payroll services, preparing more than 500 tax returns
annually. He is a consultant to small businesses, and has been a member of the
Bend Chamber of Commerce for more than 15 years.
Michael is a published poet, designed and built the house
he lives in, and is a founding member, along with his ex-wife, of Healing Reins
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center for the Handicapped. He is a former member
of Kiwanis and a recipient of the prestigious Hixson Award.