Jay Shapiro, CPA is a trusted expert when it comes to personal finances and taxes. With over three decades of experience, Mr. Shapiro started his career at two of the “Big Six” accounting firms, working alongside some of the country’s leading tax advisors. He opened his own practice in 1991 and now runs one of South Florida’s most sought-after boutique CPA firms, offering a wide range of services, including tax preparation and planning, financial planning, IRS representation, business acquisitions and mergers, and more.
Mr. Shapiro’s clients come from diverse industries, including real estate, hotels, and restaurants, as well as homeowner and condominium associations, manufacturing, and medical/health care professionals. He has extensive experience in handling complicated business issues and transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions, partnership buy-sell agreements, IRS controversies, and international taxation. Real estate transactions, including tax-deferred like-kind exchanges, are one of his areas of expertise.
Mr. Shapiro’s team comprises experienced CPAs, tax advisors, a former IRS agent, and an in-house tax attorney. They are committed to helping clients expand their businesses, obtain financing, and minimize taxes. The firm’s motto is “We take your business personally” because they consider themselves as partners and counselors in the future of their clients’ businesses.