Vicente Gomez

Tax Advisor
If you choose a job you love, you will never have to work a day in your life.

Office Location

New York, NY

Where are you from?

Dominican Republic

Job Title

Tax Advisor
What three words would you use to describe your role?
Challenging, Detail-oriented, Honesty
Past Work
5+ years in accounting/finance. Tax accountant and Data analyst coach
Education
Bachelors degree in Accounting and Business management with a minor in economics from Averett University & Master’s degree in Accounting from New Jersey City Unicity (NJCU), EA license
Industry Expertise
Small/mid-size businesses and sole practitioners
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
I would like to learn Mandarin. I love to travel and be exposed to different cultures.
What’s the coolest (or most important) trend you see today?
Blockchain technology, starting with Cryptocurrencies and smart contracts. It will revolutionize and affect every facet of life as we know it. People should understand the value and most importantly adapt to the ever-changing technologies.
What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13?
Be patient and keep grinding.
What is the toughest accountant problem you’ve tackled? How did you handle it? How did you overcome the challenge?
I had a Real Estate client that wanted to take advantage of real estate investment incentives created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Being fairly new to the legislation, I did my research and introduced the Opportunity Zones investment initiative. The client was extremely happy with the results as he was able to allocate his investment while receiving preferential capital gains treatment for investments for years to come.
How do you define success?
I define success by happiness. If you choose a job you love, you will never have to work a day in your life.
Why do you love working for 1-800Accountant?
I love working for 1-800Accountant because of the variety of clientele. There is always an opportunity to learn new topics and different industries. More importantly it offers flexibility and convenience.
How has virtual accounting been a great fit for clients?
The ability for clients to talk with tax professionals from any location makes this service extremely convenient for clients. More so during this crisis we are able to seamlessly assist our clients with our online platforms. Created to maximize the interaction, especially during times of constant change, by making use of new technologies.
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