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Education: B.S. Accountancy, Arizona State University

Areas of Expertise: Business Taxes | Individual Taxes | Tax Planning | Real Estate

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Education: University of Houston

Areas of Expertise: Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude

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Joanne L. Gore

Education: University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

Areas of Expertise: Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting & Master of Science Taxation

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Michael Petter

Education: B.S. Accounting, California State University, Chico

Areas of Expertise: Business, Personal, Fiduciary, and Exempt Organization Tax Preparation and Planning, Bookkeeping Services, Payroll Service

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Lori Lopez

Education: B.S. Accounting, California State University, Chico

Areas of Expertise: Business, Personal, Fiduciary, and Exempt Organization Tax Preparation and Planning, Bookkeeping Services, Payroll Service

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Harley M. Sherman, CPA

Education: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Studies from England’s Sheffield Hallam University

Areas of Expertise: Tax and Accounting Services

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Richard Barber

Education: Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Accounting and Auditing from the University of Mumbai

Areas of Expertise: Specializes in Taxes, Individual Taxation, High Net Worth Individuals and Expats Returns, Trusts, Partnerships, Corporations and Tax Exempt Organizations

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Dolly Rajani

Education: Bachelors of Science and Masters of Accounting at Lehman College/CUNY

Areas of Expertise: Viollca specializes in Client Account Services

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Viollca Kurtaj

Education: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Studies from England’s Sheffield Hallam University

Areas of Expertise: Assurance and Accounting Services Senior Manager

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Vincent Batista

Education: B.S. Accountancy and Finance, Wright State University

Areas of Expertise: Business & Individual Tax Planning and Preparation | Audits, Reviews & Financial Reporting | Trusts & Estates | Consulting

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Joe T Collinsworth

Education: BA Accounting and Business from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN

Areas of Expertise: Forensic Accounting, Internal Audit, Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Real Estate and Equity Investments

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Mark Reese, CPA
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