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TAS Tax Tip: Avoid scams offering Economic Impact Payments

We know everyone is eager to get more information on the recent Coronavirus Tax Relief and to receive an Economic Impact Payment, if they qualify. While it’s tempting, don’t fall victi...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tax Updates

GET HELP The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) remains commited to assisting taxpayers and championing their taxpayer rights. TAS will continue to offer help to qualified taxpayers by telephone. Vis...

TAS welcomes new National Taxpayer Advocate, Erin M. Collins

  The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is pleased to announce that Erin M. Collins has joined the Taxpayer Advocate today as the new National Taxpayer Advocate. Erin has more than 35 years of ...

NTA Blog: TAS is open and ready to virtually serve taxpayers

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget T. Roberts. Additional blogs can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs....

TAS Tax Tip: Where is my refund?

  If you’ve already filed your tax return in the last month or so, but haven’t gotten your refund yet, you may be wondering: Where is my refund? The IRS, in general, processes ref...

NTA Blog: The Taxpayer Advocate Service Celebrates 20 Years of Advocating for Taxpayers

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget T. Roberts. Additional blogs can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs....

The Taxpayer Advocate Service Celebrates 20 Years of Driving Advocacy Forward

2020 marks 20 years of the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) working as your “Voice at the IRS,” helping taxpayers solve problems and protecting taxpayers’ rights.   The...

NTA Blog: Implementation of New TAS Case Acceptance Procedures for Non-Identity Theft Refund Fraud Cases During Filing Season 2020

Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from Acting National Taxpayer Advocate Bridget T. Roberts. Additional blogs can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs....

TAS Tax Tip: Keep safe on social media at tax time

Waiting on your tax refund can be difficult. It can be even more so when you are unsure about the status or why there might be a delay beyond the timeframe you expected your refund. While you are c...

Success Story: 235 tax tip sessions held nationwide to help avoid refund delays

Every year the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) helps thousands of people with tax problems. This is only one of many examples of how TAS helps resolve taxpayer issues. Taxpayer advocates from coast...

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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.