Continuous Education for Tax Professionals
On Episode 63 of The Unique CPA, Tom Gorczynski, Enrolled Agent, Certified Tax Planner, and non-attorney member of the Bar of the United States Tax Court, talks to Randy Crabtree about his role in educating other tax professionals and providing IRS representation for tax preparers. Tom shares his approach to research and education, and he highlights the importance of being a constant learner within the profession.
About the Guest
Tom Gorczynski is a nationally recognized speaker, educator, and writer on federal tax matters. His practice, Gorczynski & Associates, LLC, focuses on advanced tax reduction strategies for individuals and private businesses. He is an Enrolled Agent and one of 300 non-attorneys nationwide admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court, where he represents taxpayers with complex IRS tax problems. He focuses on providing tax professionals and tax preparers with the support they need.
Tom is also a Certified Tax Planner and Certified Tax Resolution Specialist. He serves as editor-in-chief of EA Journal and is co-author of the PassKey Learning Systems EA Review Series.
He has a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University and is a National Tax Practice Institute Fellow.
Meet the Host
Randy Crabtree, CPA
Randy Crabtree, co-founder and partner of Tri-Merit Specialty Tax Professionals, is a widely followed author, lecturer and podcast host for the accounting profession.
Since 2019, he has hosted the bi-weekly “The Unique CPA,” podcast, which ranks among the world’s 5% most popular programs (Source: Listen Score). You can find articles from Randy in Accounting Today’s Voices column, the AICPA Tax Adviser (Tax-saving opportunities for the housing and construction industries) and he is a regular presenter at conferences and virtual training events hosted by CPAmerica, Prime Global, Leading Edge Alliance (LEA), Allinial Global and several state CPA societies. Crabtree also provides continuing professional education to top 100 CPA firms across the country.
Schaumberg, Illinois-based Tri-Merit is a niche professional services firm that specializes in helping CPAs and their clients benefit from R&D tax credits, cost segregation, the energy efficient commercial buildings deduction (179D), the energy efficient home credit (45L) and the employee retention credit (ERC).
Prior to joining Tri-Merit, Crabtree was managing partner of a CPA firm in the greater Chicago area. He has more than 30 years of public accounting and tax consulting experience in a wide variety of industries, and has worked closely with top executives to help them optimize their tax planning strategies.