Tamara J. Burroughs CPA MA

Shareholder, Tax Group Manager

tami.burroughs@bayliscpas.com

Tami graduated with an advanced degree in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Florida, with High Honors. She has practiced public accounting since 1992. Tami uses her international firm experience in taxation, estate, and trust matters to direct the Firm’s efforts in these areas. She is responsible for planning, supervision, and review of all aspects of compliance and consulting tax projects for a variety of clients, including individuals, corporations, S corporations, partnerships, foreign and foreign-owned corporations, tax-exempt entities, trusts, and estates, including preparation and review of tax returns, related and special research projects, tax planning, accrual reviews, pension plan administration and bookkeeping. Tami is also responsible for assigned audit and review activities of the Firm.

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Accounting, Tax Concentration, University of Florida
  • Bachelor of Science (with High Honors), Accounting, University of Florida
  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center Foundation, Council for Estate Planning
  • Leadership Lakeland Class XXI
  • Friends of the Library of Lakeland, Inc., Past Treasurer
  • Club Hill Homeowners Association, Past Secretary
  • Center for Children in Crisis, Past Treasurer
  • Estate Planning Council of Polk County
  • Camp Fire USA Sunshine Council, Past Treasurer
  • Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce, Past Member Diversity Board
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