Meet the Team

Chris D. Churchwell


Client service is key for Chris, Partner at Show Me Tax Relief. He has been in the practice of tax and accounting in the Joplin area since 1980. Chris attended Missouri Southern State University and graduated with a major in Accounting in 1979 with an Associate’s degree in Computer Science. Not only is Chris a Certified Public Accountant, but he is also a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist. Chris has been an Endorsed Local Provider for Dave Ramsey since 2012. His years of experience and expertise lies within the rewarding experience of helping his clients, old and new through tax resolution, tax preparation and tax planning. Chris is continually educating himself to expand his knowledge and seasoned skills in the tax and accounting field. He takes pride in the business and his staff, continuously improving the practice so he can take special care of the needs of his clients.

Chris’ interests and hobbies include spending time with his wife, Christine, and their seven children, three grandchildren, two dogs and three cats! He enjoys playing tennis and traveling with his family. For over twenty years, Chris has coached his children on different sports teams and has always enjoyed bringing people together as a team.

Caley A. Hedman


Caley is a Partner at Show Me Tax Relief and has been with the firm for seven years. Starting as an intern in 2010, she assisted Chris in tax preparation while completing her education at Missouri Southern State University where she would graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting in the fall of 2011. She would go on to pursue her Master of Business Administration from William Woods University in the Fall of 2014. As Caley’s expertise expanded in the tax firm with a focus on Tax Resolution Services, she obtained her Enrolled Agent License and she is now empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels including, examination, collection, and appeals before the Internal Revenue Service. Her technical expertise in the field of taxation is ever expanding. Caley enjoys working with clients and completing tax cases that relieves the burden of tax problems.

Caley’s interests and hobbies include spending time with her husband, Eric, their two cats, Neo and Cinco, and their dog, Subi. She loves traveling whether for business or pleasure. She has been traveled to Vancouver, Cancun, California, New York, Las Vegas, Orlando, Denver, and more to come! She has a passion for animals and appreciates the arts from performing, visual, and fine.

Our Story

Owing money to the IRS can leave you feeling helpless and unsure of what to do next. At Show Me Tax Relief, we work to help you out of trouble and get your life and finances back on track. Our team of tax professionals have years of experience in the tax resolution industry, helping people who find themselves at odds with the IRS. If you’re tired of living in fear of the IRS, contact us today for a free consultation. We’ll be with you every step of the way and help achieve the best possible solution for your case.

What makes us different?

We pride ourselves on being very efficient, affordable, and of course, confidential. We are LOCAL! Unlike the national firms, we meet face to face in our office to assess your tax needs. We are readily available.

Why work with us?

We have helped clients reduce their tax liability down to a fraction of what they owe the IRS. As your trusted tax resolution specialists, we analyze every case to find the best possible resolution for tax relief for which you qualify. The possibilities of saving you thousands is very real!

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