Tonya Moreno, CPA

  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with experience in corporate tax and public accounting
  • Successfully disputed numerous tax assessments with state and local tax authorities
  • Experience dealing with tax issues in nearly every state in the U.S.


Tonya Moreno is a former writer for The Balance specializing in tax issues at the state level. She's worked as a tax accountant for numerous, large multi-state corporations.

She not only has experience in preparing state and federal tax returns, but has also dealt with complex tax issues with large amounts of money at stake. 

Moreno was an independent CPA from 2014 to 2015, and is now the director of finance and operations at Maslonka Powerline Services of JRD, LLC.


Moreno earned her bachelor’s degree in business accounting from the College of Business and Economics at the University of Idaho.

She holds an active CPA license in the state of Idaho.

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