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Laura Cannon CPA and her team are committed to meeting your tax accounting needs and building

long-term business relationships.  We have over 20 years experience working with a wide variety of small

business and individual clients.  Our access to top quality outside tax attorneys and financial planners

ensures that you will receive the best answers to questions outside our areas of specialization.

As your trusted tax accountants, we offer solutions to your tax and accounting problems.



Laura Cannon, CPA

A Certified Public Accountant since 1991, Laura Cannon focuses on tax planning strategies for closely held entities and their owners.  She received a Masters degree in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.  Laura started out her career in public accounting at KPMG Peat Marwick in Dallas.  She returned to Austin and spent several years at local CPA firms before founding her own firm in 1997.  After leaving the office, she often heads immediately to the tennis courts.

Laura Justice, CPA

Laura Justice is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a Certified Public Accountant since 1995.  She spent several years as a Controller in Houston and Austin before stepping into public practice in 2006.  Laura has been part of our team since 2012.  Outside the office, she fills her days as a busy mom of two girls.

Lynn Nuut, CPA

A graduate of St. Edward’s University, Lynn Nuut began working in public accounting in 1989 and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1993.  She worked for two other small CPA firms before joining Laura Cannon’s firm in 2001.  Lynn enjoys the opportunity to be uniquely familiar with her clients’ business and individual accounting needs.  In her free time, Lynn crochets blankets and hats for a neonatal intensive care unit.


Margaret is a 1986 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and has been a CPA since 1989. She began her accounting career working for two years as a revenue agent with the IRS. After the IRS, she worked for various Austin Public accounting firms and an Austin commercial real estate company. Margaret joined Laura’s firm in 2017. Outside of the office, she tries to spend as many weekends as she can with her husband at their place in the Hill Country.

Hallie Valentine

A 2000 graduate of the University of Texas, Hallie Huttash Valentine began her accounting career in 1996.  While obtaining her degree, she prepared tax returns and did bookkeeping at several local CPA firms.  Hallie began working at Laura Cannon’s CPA firm in 2009.  She also provides QuickBooks setup and troubleshooting through her own bookkeeping service.  Hallie is a native Austinite and has a young daughter who keeps her on the run.