Meet Nel


Results and Relief

From the first day Nel's Tax Help, LLC helped its first customer, Shan-Nel D. Simmons has provided money saving results for her clients. The first client was a W-2 worker with a 1099 side business; and the IRS prepared a return for the client which the client paid off prior to hiring Nel's Tax Help. After a second look, Shan-Nel prepared another return for the client. Shan-Nel was able get back from the IRS over $4,000 in taxes, interest, and penalties the client paid. In addition to the refund, the entire matter was resolved in less than 3 months of meeting the client.

Since that first day on November 7, 2016, Nel's Tax Help, LLC has maintained its passion to help people and businesses with their taxes. The company has helped taxpayers in Maryland, D.C., Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Texas, and California. Every day, more people and businesses from across the country report that they are happy and relieved to have found Shan-Nel and Nel's Tax Help. Whether you are a 1040-EZ filer or a tiered partnership, Nel's Tax Help, LLC is committed to finding ways to proactively prevent tax problems while seeking legal ways to save you money.


Shan-Nel D. Simmons, EA, MBA

"My joy comes from helping people and businesses with their taxes. As a tax professional, I am now able to offer taxpayers relief instead of only enforcement. I can now give strategies instead of mostly bad news. I can be on your side instead of being 'the man'. I am now the tax woman whose love of taxes energizes me to always be here to help you."

Shan-Nel D. Simmons, EA MBA Tax Pro and Founder Nel's Tax Help, LLC
Shan-Nel D. Simmons, EA, MBA
Tax Pro & Founder

Shan-Nel (pronounced like Chanel) D. Simmons, EA understands that each person and every business is different; and the service each one receives should be tailored to their unique tax situation. Every client of Nel's Tax Help works directly with Shan-Nel  to receive the best one-on-one attention for their taxes, their businesses, and their lives. Fun, flexible, and thorough, Shan-Nel makes taxes feel like a day at the spa. In other words, she is the relief you needed all along to get your taxes done.


Education, Credentials, and Memberships

Shan-Nel D. Simmons is an enrolled agent with over 15 years in accounting and tax experience. She is a former IRS revenue agent who performed tax audits for individuals and small businesses which includes corporation and partnership returns. She has a MBA in accounting and finance, a graduate certificate in advanced accounting, and an undergraduate degree is business administration in accounting. She is also a notary public. The following are Shan-Nel's additional memberships and certifications:


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What Customers Say

Best accountant EVER!

Shan-Nel is always willing to go above and beyond to provide personalized customer service! Whether it's a small question or a huge tax problem, she breaks it down so that you can understand. Whether you're a business owner or you need help with your individual taxes, Shan-Nel is there to help!

CHRISTEN ADDISON Independent Distributor AdvoCare

Nel's Tax Help is excellent! Shan-Nel is extremely insightful with the best advice that is tailored to your needs. From explaining how to get the best return to doing what's best when starting a small business, she's got the knowledge you need when it comes to planning out your future.

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MARK MOORE II Owner and Video Editor Marking The Edit

Nel's Tax Help is Great! The owner Shan-Nel is very helpful. She really worked hard to get my Quickbooks on point. I rely on her to keep me organized; and if I have a question, I know I can call or email her and get a quick response.  I would recommend Nel's Tax Help for all your accounting needs.

MARGARET GARLAND Owner & Instructor Sewfabulous Sewing School, LLC

Shan-Nel is extremely knowledgeable about taxes and pays attention to the details that matter. This was evident from the first day that we met with her. Because of Shan-Nel, we were able to start our own business. Her guidance along the way has given us peace of mind. She is easily accessible via phone or email, which helps whenever we have any questions. I recommend Nel's Tax Help to anyone who wants personalized and professional tax services!

CHRISTINE SABA Co-Owner Saba & Saba Consulting, LLC

Very quick response and thorough answer which covered all my questions! Really helpful with information I needed to start my business! Top notch customer service!!!

AMBER BLOSE Owner Lularoe Storefront

The best place and person to go to not only get your taxes done, but for all your tax related questions that you need help with. With the help from Shan-Nel and Nel's Tax Help, for the first time in a long time, I will be receiving a refund from the state of Maryland. If you're the person that needs your taxes prepare or any questions tax related that you need answers, come to Nel's Tax Help for all your tax related needs.


Shan-Nel was great to work with! Not only was she willing to travel, but she was fast, very professional, and thorough. Thank you x 10!


Nel's Tax Help gave me the advice I needed to increase my credit score. It went up by nearly 100 in three months’ time. She also helped me recover unclaimed property from a state I used to live in. Thank you so much Nel!



Perry Hall, MD