About Us:Stotler & Young, PC was established as a full service CPA firm to serve the tax, accounting and consulting needs of individuals and small businesses. We strive to strike the perfect balance between small, local, attentive service and professional experience and expertise. 

​We believe that listening is the foundation of a lasting client relationship built on trust and respect. Our goal is to provide financial leadership, guidance and advice that you can really use to help you grow your business and become more successful. Our dedication to high standards, ethics, and confidentiality is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Stotler & Young, PC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the surrounding business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in Chaffee County and surrounding areas. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Stotler & Young, PC receive competent and timely advice.

What We Do:
Our firm is well versed in the following areas of accounting:
Business and Individual Tax Preparation
- Business and Individual Tax Planning
- Small Business Accounting
- Payroll
- Bookkeeping
- Estate Planning
- Personal Finance Planning
- New Business Formation
- Entity selection

Danny J. Stotler, CPADanny is a lifelong native of Salida, Colorado and is the co-founder of Stotler & Young, PC. After graduating from Salida High School, Danny attended the University of Northern Colorado where he earned a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. After graduating from college, Danny spent nearly ten years with a local financial institution, furthering his professional business experience. He became a licensed Certified Public Accountant in March 2011, joining the then firm of Swartz and Young, PC and continued as a staff CPA until purchasing the firm. Danny has widespread experience in tax services, financial consulting, including business planning, business evaluation and management services.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and the outdoors. Spending weeks at a time in nothing but tents and sleeping bags is considered a great week.

Colorado License Number: 29160
Erik A. Young, CPA Erik was initially born in La Junta, Colorado. At the age of 3 his family moved to Salida, Colorado. Erik attended Salida High School, and furthered his education by graduating from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. After college Erik took a position with a local accounting firm in Brighton, Colorado where he worked for four years. Erik took the opportunity to move back to the Chaffee County area by joining Swartz & Young, PC, Certified Public Accountant in Salida, Colorado. Erik continued to work as a staff CPA until purchasing the firm.

​ In Erik's free time, he enjoys his family, coaching football, and outdoor activities.

Colorado License Number: 26988