Cory Roberts, CPA gained his accounting experience as a Tax Manager with Deloitte & Touche (now Deloitte) where he spent over eight years in both the Boston, MA and Las Vegas, NV offices working with multi-national corporations, high net-worth individuals, and the various business and investment vehicles utilized by such clients. For the next nine years Mr. Roberts has had his own accounting practice where he continues to consult with domestic and international investors specializing in Income Tax Planning and Consulting. In 2012 Mr. Roberts also took on the responsibilities of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer of the Yamagata Enterprises Family Office, which has been a client of his accounting practice since 2003. He has since opened a new business with Michelle Tyson and works as the Senior Partner at Affinity Tax & Consulting.
Mr. Roberts earned his Masters of Accountancy and Bachelor’s of Science degrees from Brigham Young University and is fluent in Portuguese.
Michelle Tyson, EA, CPA has worked in public accounting since 2004. She received a Bachelor’s in Accounting in 2007, became an Enrolled Agent in May of 2012, and received her MBA in 2013. Mrs. Tyson received her CPA licensure in 2015. Mrs. Tyson has worked with Mr. Roberts as the Tax Manager at Vranes, Coffman, Roberts CPAs for 4 years. She is now partnered with Mr. Roberts at Affinity Tax & Consulting. Affinity Tax & Consulting has been in operation since May 2015.
Prior to working in the accounting field she was in restaurant management. Mrs. Tyson has lived in Las Vegas for since 2011, and prior lived in Toledo, Ohio for 13 years where she also worked in public accounting.
At Affinity Tax & Consulting we guide you through a full range of tax planning and preparation strategies to help defend your income by going beyond the numbers to discover your true business story. Regardless of your entity type, our team can help you navigate the complex and shifting network of tax laws to maximize every financial opportunity.
As tax planning and preparation specialists, we know how to maximize your tax-saving opportunities while staying within the guidelines provided by the Internal Revenue Code. We provide our clients with a Big Four perspective with small firm personalized service. We're here to help you get there!
At Affinity Tax & Consulting we understand how each aspect of your tax plan affects your financial story. With our expertise we are able to help you develop a detailed tax strategy that identifies and capitalizes possible opportunities in order to save on local, state and federal taxes.
Keeping up to date on tax issues is only the beginning. Our team at Affinity Tax & Consulting have a wide range of experience and knowledge in multiple industries including real estate, food and beverage, retail, medical and legal professions. However, in order to help you in the best way possible we must know you and your financial story. Therefore, we take the time to meet and talk with you in order to better understand you, your business, your current situation, your goals and your plans for the future. We are equipped to assist you with a company purchase, sale, merger or dissolution and your individual tax needs.
Our tax planning and tax preparation services include, but are not limited to:
Non-Profit Tax Services:
The partners at Affinity Tax & Consulting have worked with many non-profit organizations over the years, including private and publicly supported foundations. We know that protecting your tax exempt status is very important to you. The IRS uses very specific revenue and expense classifications to determine if your oganization will retain its tax-exempt status. Therefore, it is imperative that you build your accounting system around these revenue and expense classifications.
With our experience and knowledge, we can help protect your organization's tax-exempt status and prepare your annual Form 990 and/or 990-T to be filed with the IRS. We will also assist you in determining if your organization may be subject to unrelated business taxes, and if so, we can help to minimize your exposure to this tax.
Incorporation & New Business Advisory Services:
We are able to consult with new and developing businesses on entity formation and incorporation procedures.
Deciding between a Corporation, LImited Liability Company ('LLC') or Partnership:
We have extensive experience to help discuss the tax and accounting pros and cons of various entity structures. We can consult with businesses on the accounting and tax ramifications of forming in various states, as well as assist in selecting the appropriate state formation based on the businesses' specific circumstances.
Minimizing taxes, using your Company and/or LLC:
Our ongoing accounting and tax services will assure that businesses harness and manage the tax benefits of their entity.
Opening Bank Accounts:
Our relationships with multiple banking institutions affords our clients the ability to efficiently open bank accounts, even under strict banking guidelines.
As a buisness owner, by running your business and managing daily operations, you have enough to keep you busy. Partially, or fully, outsourcing your accounting functions to us, allows you to focus on your business operations and generating profits. We believe every client has unique accounting needs. As a result, our firm tailors accounting and bookkeeping servicies specific to your needs.
What sets us apart from our competitors is the time we invest learning about your business. This time investment allows us to customize your accounting process and develop tools that will assist you in fine tuning your operations and maximizing your cash flow.
Our Services include, but are not limited to:
Let our QuickBooks Training Class relieve your stress. Our customized training will help you navigate and understand your company's accounting system through one-on-one training with our friendly and patient QuickBooks Specialist.
Our QuickBooks consulting services include, but are not limited to: