About Our Firm

Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax Services is located in Palm Harbor, Florida and is an expert in all areas of Florida taxes. We can help with individual or business taxes, tax resolution, tax preparation, and tax planning services.

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Our firm began over a decade ago in 2011. With years of experience in Florida, Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax Services works to maximize your tax savings with professional tax preparation services. Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax Services is located in Palm Harbor, Florida and is an expert in all areas of taxation and accounting.

We offer financial services to Florida residents in four "buckets" -- tax preparation and planning, bookkeeping, payroll, and CFO advisory services -- making us a one-stop shop for your accounting needs.

Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax specializes in working with startups and small businesses. We truly shine when it comes to educating our clients about proper tax planning and easy-to-implement tax strategies. If you are interested in getting your Florida-based business on the right track financially, the entire GCA Tax team is here to help you every step of the way.

You can count on us for professional, timely and reliable services, which include the following:

Feel free to contact us by phone at (727) 386-9306 or via e-mail: shane@gca-tax.com. We look forward to assisting you with all of your tax and financial needs.

Meet the Team

At Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax Services, our experts are dedicated to keeping themselves educated on the most recent tax law changes and procedures that bring the best benefits to you, our clients.

  • Shane Moore helps individuals and small business owners in a variety of industries make smart financial choices by demystifying accounting and tax. Using the latest technology enables him to spend less time collecting and organizing clients’ information, and more time on analyzing it and discovering ways for clients to improve their business or financial situation today and plan strategically for the future. Click photo to contact Shane today!

  • Fredi Baxcajay, EA

    Senior Accountant

    Fredi graduated from Southeastern University with a degree in accounting. He has been working in the field of accounting & tax since 2016. Fredi is also an enrolled agent. In his free time, Fredi enjoys playing sports, traveling, & spending time with family & friends.

  • Ma. Fe Sudaria


    Ma. Fe Sudaria graduated from the Lyceum of Cebu. She worked as an Accounts Receivable Specialist in a US-based company and has received a US certification in Accounting & Bookkeeping from TOA Global. Ma. Fe was a freelancer who has multiple clients based in US and UAE. Her goal is to work abroad in the USA or in Canada and build her own foundation for orphans, aged people, and stray animals in the Philippines. In her free time, Ma. Fe enjoys animes and movies.

  • Melody McGowan

    Senior Accountant

    Melody attended Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. She has over 35 years of experience working within large corporations, accounting firms, and smaller private businesses. She is experienced in bookkeeping, payroll, and related Federal and State taxability compliances. Melody has enjoyed helping many entrepreneurs navigate through the first steps of establishing a solid set of books, obtaining licenses, registering to collect and pay taxes and fees. Her goal is to provide businesses and individuals with the knowledge and guidance to confidently navigate within Federal and State tax related regulations.

  • Joe Arner


    Joe Arner's varied career history has been dedicated to individual and organizational development in a wide variety of industries. Through his experience in the fields of professional development, change leadership, strategic planning, and leadership development, his focus is to help businesses and individuals grow, advising them through difficult decisions to cultivate the best strategic outcomes. As Partner of Gulf Coast Accounting and Tax and longtime resident of Wesley Chapel, Joe seeks to build our services to the benefit of the businesses and individuals in the growing Wesley Chapel area, in the same way our community-minded vision has helped our clients in North Pinellas County.

  • Claire Richardson

    Client Success Manager

    Claire Richardson graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s in hospitality management providing top notch customer service for over 8 years. She is looking forward to bringing new clients to Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax, while building great customer service relationships with our current clients, and especially helping business owners with their needs. She enjoys going with her dog on walks, riding her bike, spending quality time with friends, and working on her house.

  • Lyta Tasoulinh

    Junior Staff Accountant

    Lyta is a Junior Staff Accountant at Gulf Coast Accounting & Tax. She earned her Bachelor of Science with a major in Accounting from the University of Tampa, Sykes College of Business. She volunteered for a number of seasons at the Internal Revenue Service's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), where she learned that she enjoys helping people with their taxes. She is excited to be a part of this excellent team of tax professionals where she can do what she loves for a living and grow.

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