Garcia & Cuadra, P.A.

Garcia & Cuadra, P.A.

5.0
4 employees
40 years in business

About this pro

I am a graduate accountant specializing in independent accounting and tax accounting services to individuals and businesses.  I am also licensed as a federal enrolled agent before the IRS, and a fellow of NTPI, with a specialty in taxpayer representation as well.  I have been in business for over 27 years in the Tampa Bay area.  I am passionate about serving folks and businesses in my areas of expertise with relentless assertiveness.

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Tampa, FL 33619
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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

Initial meeting covering either management advisory or tax advisory issues is discounted 25%.

First consultation regarding to taxpayer representation matters is provided at no charge.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Bachelors degree in accounting.

Former tax and accounting manager of a regional CPA firm.

Licensed by the IRS as an federal enrolled agent.

Graduate and fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute in taxpayer representation.

Have over 45 years of experience in accounting and taxation.

Conduct annual continuing professional education in taxation and accounting.

Regular member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA), the Florida Society of Enrolled Agents (FSEA), and the Suncoast Chapter of FSEA.

Former president of the Suncoast Chapter of FSEA.

Past lecturer in tax related seminars. 


Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

Our pricing is mostly predicated on time spent on the job at competitive hourly rates.

Small business accounting is offered at a convenient and affordable monthly fee, while backwork is billable by the hour.

Estimates are provided on all job assignments before starting, and confirmed in writing.

Automated payroll services to small business is also offered.


How did you get started in this business?

After having served as managerial accountant for several years, I moved unto public accounting after becoming a licensed IRS enrolled agent.


What types of customers have you worked with?

Our office serves a variety of customers, ranging from local individuals and businesses to taxpayers living abroad with U.S. tax compliance needs. 

For more information, please visit out internet web site at www.garciaandcuadra.com


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Abating tax penalties is one of our specialties.  Of recent memory, I was instrumental in abating tax penalties on appeal before the IRS in an amount exceeding $400K!


What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

Make sure you are dealing with a licensed and experienced professional before hiring.  You should also check the internet and the BBB to ascertain if there have been any complaints against the professional person you are contemplating in hiring.


Services offered

Tax Accountants Accountants Business Tax Preparation Payroll Services Individual Tax Preparation Tax Preparation Services