When it comes to your taxes and personal finances, you can trust the expertise of Jay Shapiro, CPA. Before opening his own practice in 1991, Mr. Shapiro began his professional career at two of the “Big Six” accounting firms, where he worked with some of the country’s leading tax advisors and developed an expertise in taxation. Today, he runs one of South Florida’s most sought-after boutique CPA firms. Its services include tax preparation and planning, retirement and estate planning, financial planning, IRS representation, business acquisitions and mergers, audit and accounting, litigation support, payroll taxes, business valuations and business consulting, as well as Quickbooks support.
Mr. Shapiro represents clients in many different industries ranging from real estate, hotels, and restaurants to homeowner and condominium associations, manufacturing, and medical/health care professionals. He has advised and consulted on a variety of complicated business issues and transactions including mergers, acquisitions, partnership buy-sell agreements, IRS controversies, as well as corporate, estate, gift and international taxation. Real estate transactions, including tax-deferred like-kind exchanges, are one of his areas of expertise.
The firm’s staff includes experienced CPA’s, tax advisors, a former IRS agent and in-house tax attorney. Mr. Shapiro and his associates are committed to helping clients expand their businesses, obtain financing and minimize taxes. They consider themselves to be partners and counselors in the future of their clients’ businesses, which is why the firm’s motto is “We take your business personally.”