Raul O. Serrano, Jr CPA
Raul O. Serrano, Jr., C.P.A., concentrates his area of practice in the representation of all tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service.
Since 1986, Raul has helped many individuals and corporations in resolving their tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service in collection matters, examinations and in appeals. Also, Raul has served as a consultant to other practitioners in various tax issues, including criminal investigations by the Internal Revenue Service.
Raul graduated from Florida International University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Further, Raul has had extensive training in Tax Court and Internal Revenue Service practice and procedures. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1984, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), including its Tax Section, and of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), and a member of its Federal Taxation Committee. Raul is a Past President of the Gold Coast Chapter of the FICPA; and, since 2003, he has been moderating, on behalf of the Gold Coast Chapter, a monthly tax roundtable meeting for tax practitioners who bring their questions and problems for discussion at said meeting.
Raul is a frequent speaker before CPA's and other professionals in matters relating to tax controversies. The following are sample topics:
1. I.R.S. Bluffs and Intimidations; and, How to Counter;
2. Ways to Eliminate Taxes You Cannot Pay;
3. Know Your Client's Rights before the I.R.S.;
4. Appealing an I.R.S. Decision;
5. How to Protect Your Client Against the I.R.S.
Raul has also been a past presenter on tax matters at the FICPA statewide conventions in Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale.
Raul has also appeared live on the morning news of Spanish television station Univision, Channel 23, to discuss various tax topics, and he has also participated in live tax discussions on various Spanish radio stations.
CPA Magazine, in its April/May 2008 issue, has featured Raul as one of the "Top IRS Representation Practitioners of 2008". He is 1 of only 3 practitioners selected in the State of Florida and the only one from the South Florida area. See here.
Orlando D. Serrano : Tax Accountant
Orlando graduated from Florida International University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Accounting & in 2004 with an Executive Masters of Science in Taxation. While Raul shifts his focus' more and more to the IRS Representation side of things, Orlando remains focused on the tax work. With Raul doing more and more presentations, Orlando is right by his side making sure the audio/visual is making sense with his presented facts. Orlando also keeps this website's information & design up to date.