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NTA Blog: Low-Income Taxpayers Encounter Communication Barriers That Hinder Correspondence Audit Resolution

May 19. 2022 – Many taxpayers experience difficulties with correspondence audits. Once a return is selected for examination, the IRS […] The post NTA Blog: Low-Income Taxpayers Encounte...

TAS Tax Tip: Adjust Your Withholding to Ensure There’s No Surprises on Tax Day

May 17, 2022 – It is a good practice for everyone to do a paycheck check-up every year. Checking your […] The post TAS Tax Tip: Adjust Your Withholding to Ensure There’s No Surprises on...

TAS Tax Tip: Why do I owe a penalty and interest and what can I do about it?

May 10, 2022 – Do you owe a penalty? Here’s why and what you may be able to do about […] The post TAS Tax Tip: Why do I owe a penalty and interest and what can I do about it? appe...

NTA Blog: Despite Operating Legally in Many States, Marijuana-Related Businesses Face Significant Federal Income Tax Law Challenges

May 10, 2022 – As the National Taxpayer Advocate, I am the voice of *all* taxpayers within the IRS. As […] The post NTA Blog: Despite Operating Legally in Many States, Marijuana-Related...

TAS Tax Tip: How to handle a notification of tax-related identity theft

May 3, 2022 – Did you get a notification from IRS or the Social Security Administration (SSA) advising you that […] The post TAS Tax Tip: How to handle a notification of tax-related ide...

Taxpayer Advocate Service Partners With IRS to Provide Face-to-Face Saturday Help

Saturday Help The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is pleased to announce we are partnering with the IRS to offer in-person […] The post Taxpayer Advocate Service Partners With IRS to Provide ...

NTA Blog: IRS Online Accounts Do Not Have Sufficient Functionality and Integration With Existing Tools to Meet the Needs of Taxpayers and Tax Professionals

April 28, 2022 – The IRS has yet to develop and adopt a one-stop solution for online and digital offerings […] The post NTA Blog: IRS Online Accounts Do Not Have Sufficient Functionalit...

TAS Tax Tip: Tax terms – find the meaning of them by searching our website

April 26, 2022 – The IRS uses many words and terms related to taxes that aren’t always easy to understand. […] The post TAS Tax Tip: Tax terms – find the meaning of them by searching ou...

National Taxpayer Advocate to Testify with IRS Commissioner at Government Operations Subcommittee Hearing

4/20/2022 – On Thursday, April 21 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, National Taxpayer Advocate Erin M. Collins will testify in […] The post National Taxpayer Advocate to Testify with IRS Commiss...

TAS Tax Tip: Need help resolving a tax amount owed or finding the right payment option?

April 19, 2022 – Got a tax bill for your federal tax return? We have resources to help you resolve […] The post TAS Tax Tip: Need help resolving a tax amount owed or finding the right p...

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About Our Firm

For years, Gary T. Amato, CPA, P.C. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Gary T. Amato, CPA, P.C. is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Gary T. Amato, CPA, P.C. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Gary T. Amato, CPA, P.C. receive competent and timely advice.

Gary T. Amato CPA, P.C. is an independently owned and operated member firm of CPAConnect, an alliance of CPAmerica, Inc.

CPAmerica, an association of independent accounting firms that maintain the highest practice standards, is a member of Crowe Global, providing our firm access to the eighth largest accounting network in the world, with over 200 independent accounting and advisory firms in more than 130 countries.

As a client of our firm, you truly receive the best of both worlds: the personal attention and sincere concern of a local firm and the knowledge and resources of an international association.  

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Gary T. Amato

gamatocpa@msn.com (631) 455-0144

Gary specializes in providing financial reporting, tax compliance, tax planning and financial management consulting services to investment partnerships. Areas of specialty include both audit and back office services, as well as taxation, for both domestic and offshore hedge funds. His clients also include registered investment advisors and their related entities. He provides advice on various business and administrative issues, including starting and operating their businesses, and he assists his clients in the formation of new funds, including reviewing various partnership documents.

Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Amato worked as an audit manager for two large regional CPA firms in the financial services group. His responsibilities included planning, budgeting and perform compilations, reviews and certified audits of entities in the hedge fund/financial services industry. He has prepared financial statements and all related footnote disclosures as well as preparing both economic and tax allocations. His work also included the accounting and tax work for both the General Partner and Investment manager entities. Prior to his work in public accounting, Mr. Amato served as an internal auditor for a major mutual fund company located in New York City.

Gary has over 30 years of experience in servicing both the individual and business community. He is a licensed CPA in New York and Florida. He is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (“NYSSCPA”), Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“FICPA”) and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (“CalCPA”). He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”). The firm is a member of the CPA Connect Network. This is a network of CPA firms across the United States as well as internationally.

Gary earned his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Rhode Island. He also has earned a Masters in Taxation from Long Island University.