Certified Public Accountant
Certified Authorized Acceptance Agent
Role at Community Tax
Gerardo is a Tax Practitioner here at Community Tax and is a licensed CPA. As a Tax Practitioner, he assists individuals and businesses with income tax preparation, as well as small, medium, and large businesses with accounting. Gerardo also provides advice to clients on various tax topics, requirements, and strategies.
Gerardo received his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northeastern Illinois University, where he graduated with high honors. After graduating, he continued his educational journey by earning his Master of Business Administration from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in 1996. He’s also been a member of the renowned Illinois CPA Society since 1999.
Gerardo has over 29 years of experience in GAAP accounting and over 10 years of experience in statutory insurance accounting. He has worked as an accountant in a variety of fields, including insurance, real estate, manufacturing, and education, making him well-versed in industry topics. Since 2002, Gerardo has provided tax preparation and consulting services, serving both Enligh- and Spanish-speaking clients. He’s represented tax clients during the examination and audit process, and is a Certifying Acceptance Agent. As a CAA, Gerardo has the privilege of assisting clients in applying for or renewing their ITIN’s.