Jerry Gaddis is founder & CEO of Tropical Tax Solutions, a full-service firm headquartered in the Florida Keys offering tax consultation, preparation, and representation services. Mr. Gaddis, a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider, is enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service, serves on the Board of the National Association of Enrolled Agents, and is a fellow in the National Tax Practice Institute. He earned degrees from the University of Florida and the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. He’s been in the tax business since 2004, and you can reach him at TropicalTax.com or on Twitter (@TropicalTax).
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