Certifications & Accreditations
IRS Authorized e-File Provider
The IRS electronic filing program offers the quickest, easiest, and most accurate method to file your tax returns. It is also the fastest way to receive your income tax refund. We will e-file your returns and offer direct deposit to your checking or savings account at no additional charge.
IRS AFSP Completion
After passing the IRS Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) examination on May 25, 2012, Bob Gahwiler joined the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP). The AFSP builds on similar concepts established under the RTRP program and recognizes the efforts of tax return preparers who aspire to a higher level of professionalism. Participants must obtain 15 hours annually of continuing education. AFSP participants are included in a public database of tax return preparers on the IRS website
NY State Registered
New York requires a separate annual registration to prepare NY state & NYC tax returns. We have been certified each year since 2014 and continue to complete the annual continuing education requirements!
Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor
Certified ProAdvisors are experts who have been tested and certified by Intuit on a range of QuickBooks products. ProAdvisors can help your business get the most out of QuickBooks software by providing a range of services, including: QuickBooks setup, training, payroll and consulting. Currently I am serving QuickBooks Desktop customers only.
NATP Member since 1996
The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) has been setting the industry standard for excellence and integrity for over 35 years. NATP is the most trusted, comprehensive and cutting edge resource for tax professionals.
We have the following professional designations:
- Tax Preparer, AFSP
- Registered New York State Tax Preparer
- Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
- Educator / Trainer
- National Association of Tax Professional's Member