About Searle Business Solutions, LLC

Searle Business Solutions, LLC provides tax return preparation and planning for individuals and businesses. Owner, Christine M. Searle, CIA, CRMA, EA, helps clients understand and get control over complex tax situations.

For over 30 years, Christine advised organizations about their controls and processes, including 24 years at American National Red Cross. When she left Red Cross to expand her own business, Christine was an Audit Director responsible for internal audits of finance, supply chain, and disaster relief programs. For 40 years, Christine has prepared income tax and information returns for individuals, businesses, estates, and non-profits. Her expertise in complex tax issues and tax law compliance is built upon a five-year career in personal financial planning.

Christine is a certified internal auditor, certified in risk management assurance, and an enrolled agent, a designation earned from the IRS. She is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, National Society of Tax Professionals, Arlington Chamber of Commerce, and Arlington Women Entrepreneurs.

When she is not helping clients, Christine enjoys social dancing at local venues, such as Glen Echo Park, attending concerts and art exhibits, swimming, and volunteering in her community.

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What distinguishes Searle Business Solutions, LLC from other firms?

Expertise & Knowledge

Christine’s highly developed professional judgment and technical proficiency equate to accurate root cause detection and sustainable issue resolution. Christine’s 20 plus years of accumulated knowledge and experience in the nonprofit and financial services industries gives her clients access to information and perspective that translate into improved outcomes.

Personal Attention

Christine is directly involved in delivering services that are tailored to your specific situation. She listens to your concerns and makes relevant inquires to understand your objectives and how you define success. Her collaborative approach earns trust and helps clients feel confident about their decisions.

Practical Problem Solving

Christine recommends realistic solutions that consider the demands on your time, budget, and staff. She understands that rote answers that don’t consider your resources or environment aren’t sustainable and can be more costly in the long run.

Cut through the Complexity

Christine identifies the essential elements of complex or disaggregated information based on your needs. She uses simple, straight-forward language to discuss your objectives, priorities, risks, and opportunities, allowing decision-makers to act with greater certainty.

Mission Statement

It’s Christine’s mission to support clients’ successful achievement of business objectives and the delivery of mission critical services by providing sustainable and appropriate solutions to internal and external strategic operational financial control and compliance challenges. She promotes client awareness and understanding that results in informed and responsive decision making.

Searle Business Solutions, LLC is dedicated to these values in service to clients:

  • Professionalism
  • Ethics
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Commitment