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Peggy Phifer

Shane and staff go the extra mile.......excellent CPA Accounting Firm.
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Mike Ramsey

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jay spurgeon

Shane and team are responsive and accessible.
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Kyle Duncan

Reliable, prompt, knowledgeable, full service 😊
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Arnold Scruton

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Jay Spurling

I am a self taught (retired now) Bussiness man, and was definitely blessed by God to finally wake up and smell the Java by turning my quarterly’s and year end tax obligations over to Gulf Coast! What a relief! I will now sleep better knowing my retirement & personal taxes will be handled efficiently and honestly.
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Bryce Friedlander

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Kenny Hinson

Provides excellent professional tax advice and service at a reasonable price.
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F Dame

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Jay Minier

This appears to be a small firm but when it comes to customer service they are huge !!! The whole staff is wonderful and extremely helpful. This accounting firm is one of the best recent decisions we've made !!!
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William Grenelle

Gulf coast did an excellent job with my business and personal taxes. Very knowledgeable and fast. Looking forward to continuing to do business with them.
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Brian Trevathan

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Kimberly Muenter

Gulf Coast has handled my business accounting as well as personal and business tax returns for many years. I have always found them to be super responsive, professional and a pleasure to work with. I would recommend them for both personal and business needs.
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Native St-30

Gulf Coast Accounting has done an outstanding job for us over years. Shane's technical understanding of the tax rules and his accessibility make this office easy to work with.
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John Toomer

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Kathy Bardo

Professional services, with a personal touch. The team at Gulf Coast Accounting tax is a company I refer for taxes and business accounting services.
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J. Patrick Donoghue

Shane and the Gulf Coast team are great to work with - insightful and timely. We have worked with him for both business and personal returns and always impressed with his team.
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Craig Knarich

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Maurice Blumberg

Not only a great service also a great person, I have done business with Gulf Coast way before Gulf Coast. Michael is my go to accountant for always.
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Eric Savitski

I have been using MSM Accounting for years and plan to for years to come. Shane has been the one to do my taxes and he has always been professional and quick at doing my taxes. He is knowledgeable about all the tax laws and deductions.
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Shane is committed to providing fast, diligent service; I’ve done business with him for years, and he is the only one I would trust to handle my taxes!
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Grant Posner

Absolutely professional quality work. Great pricing and fast service. Makes sure my business is up to date for it's finances and helps us grow with tips and tricks. Wonderful experience and will continue to use Gulf Coast Accounting and Tax for my business in the future!
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Allison Dougherty

Shane @Gulf Coast Accounting is the absolute BEST when it comes to tax professionals. Always very responsive, super knowledgeable, professional, and honestly- just over all a very positive experience. Shane has helped me tremendously over the years with my small business and I would highly recommend to anyone- you will not be disappointed!!! Oh and so fast! Can’t forget that part :)
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michael yancey

Highly recommended. Super professional and efficient! Thank you Shane for taking care of all of our tax and accounting needs! Best in the Tampa Bay Area.
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Gina R DeVincentis

Shane has done my personal and business taxes for the last 8 years. He is honest, trustworthy and reliable. He is always available for my questions and concerns and has guided me as a small business owner.
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Michael VanPutte

Gulf Coast Accounting and Tax (merged with MSM Accounting and Tax Services) has done my personal and business accounting and taxes for over three years. Shane and his team's integrity, attention to detail, work ethic, and patience has helped me to understand and make INFORMED decisions while simultaneously taking a tremendous work load off of me. Thanks!!
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Savannah Lawson

Shane has done my taxes for years! He is extremely reliable and communicative throughout the entire process. I really appreciate how safe and secure our documents stay. My husband and I look forward to continuing to work with Shane.
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Chanda Brae

Honest, reliable, affordable and super fast turnaround time. Would highly recommend Shane!
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Tami Gildea

I have known Shane for years. He handles both our personal and our business tax needs. We wouldn't trust anyone else with that. Extremely knowledgeable and accurate. Always willing to help by answering our stupid and endless questions year round. Thanks Shane!
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Heather Gurley

Shane has made my life so much easier! He handles both my business and personal taxes. I am so grateful to have found someone who is so quick to respond to my questions and is so detailed oriented and knowledgable. I highly recommend Shane and Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax.
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Kathy Bell

Simply the best! Honest reliable and incredibly knowledgeable. Up to date on the latest tax laws and fair pricing. Highly recommend.
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Dan Bell

Shane was accurate and turned my return around quickly.
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Nate A.

Reliable, fast attentive service. They have done all my taxes and investing advice for years. No upsell on services I don't need, just fast, friendly, qualified service. Year-round not just in April :)
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Dan Galloway

Very professional
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Christina Potter Bayern

Gulf Coast Accounting and Tax is a premier accounting firm serving Pinellas and Hillsborough County. I am grateful to know Shane and the team; they are always responsive and very helpful.
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Why work with a tax professional?

For individuals, it’s a great way to ensure you get every last tax credit to which you are entitled — and that you don’t make a mistake that could lead to a fine or penalty. If you’re a small business owner and you want to remain (or become) successful, you need to hire a tax professional sooner rather than later.

Frequently Asked Questions

This firm prepares tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, trusts, and any entities with tax-reporting requirements. Our firm’s seasoned professionals are experts in all areas of taxation including:

  • Individual Returns

  • Payroll Tax Issues

  • Business Returns

  • Sales Tax Returns

  • Rental Income Returns

  • Business Consultation

  • Expatriate Returns

  • Fiduciary & Estate Returns

  • Corporation Returns

  • Bookkeeping

  • Partnership Returns

  • LLC Returns

Our firm offers a full range of planning services including, but not limited to:

  • Individual Tax Planning

  • Business Tax Planning

  • Business Organization

  • Rental Properties

  • Foreclosures and Repossessions

  • Retirement

  • Investments

  • Sales and Exchanges

  • Pension Plans

  • Education Planning

  • Finance & Refinance Planning

  • Home Purchase and Sale Planning

We are here for you twelve months a year, not just during tax season. Whether you have a simple tax question, need advice on the tax implications of a business decision, or want clarification on a government notice, feel free to give us a call.
We maintain a policy of the strictest confidence concerning our clients’ affairs. You can rest assured that no one will learn about your business or tax status – even relatives, associates or friends who might have referred you to us.

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