Chris Elton

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CPA | Tax Manager

"My favorite work is explaining complex tax issues in simpler ways for my clients — especially important when helping a surviving spouse or child navigate the complex financial issues of administering their loved one’s estate." - Chris Elton

Chris has 10 years of accounting, tax and compliance experience and works with tax clients through the entire tax planning process. This includes onboarding new clients, overseeing their tax preparation work, and delivering the completed return.

Chris’s primary focus at James Moore is trust and estate planning. He works closely with attorneys and financial planners to help clients as they work through the tax and logistical requirements of trusts and gifting and the sensitive work of estate administration.


Bachelor of Business Administration, College of William & Mary

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Fun Facts

Chris enjoys Busch Gardens parks, and his favorite vacation spot is Nags Head, North Carolina.

His favorite hobby is juggling. He started in middle school and later met his wife Amanda through a juggling club in college.