Swema Likonde, EA, MPAcc is the owner of AFIA FINANCIAL LLC. As an Enrolled Agent, she is licensed by the U. S. Department of the Treasury to represent any taxpayer before the Internal Revenue Service. “Enrolled Agent” is the highest credential awarded by the IRS. Enrolled Agents must pass a rigorous three-part examination covering individual and business tax returns, must pass a background check, must adhere to ethical standards and complete at least 72 hours of continuing education every three years. Once this elite status is earned, EA’s have unlimited practice rights before the IRS.
Swema Likonde is an experienced accountant who has worked in various industries in the Greater Seattle Area.
Swema holds Bachelor's and Masters Degree in Accounting from Central Washington University. She is also a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
In addition to her expertise in tax preparation for businesses and individuals, her expertise includes QuickBooks setup and use, payroll, sales tax, and helping small businesses design and implement effective accounting systems.
In her free time, Swema enjoys travelling.