Westborough, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 29, 2015
Stowe & Degon, LLC, a full service public accounting and consulting firm, today announced the addition of Inez Mello, MBA, as director of their State and Local Tax (SALT) division.
Prior to becoming a multi-state tax consultant, Ms. Mello has served in various Director roles for several CPA firms throughout New England. In this capacity, she helped establish and grow their state and local tax practices as well as oversee all multi-state and local tax issues.
Ms. Mello has over 25 years of state and local tax experience. Inez’s areas of expertise include all facets of multi-state and local tax planning and compliance.
Ms. Mello’s wide breadth of state and local tax knowledge is reflected in the numerous seminars and education symposiums that she leads for associations including CPE, Inc., Lorman Education Services and the Massachusetts Society of CPA’s. Ms. Mello is the Chair of the Massachusetts Society of CPA’s State Taxation Committee and serves on the Rhode Island Society of CPA’s State Taxation Committee. Ms. Mello served on CCH’s National State Tax Advisory Board. Ms. Mello has continued her academic pursuits, serving as an adjunct professor for Bryant University and Johnson & Wales University. Ms. Mello is Bryant University’s Graduate Multi-State Tax Professor and received the Graduate School of Business Award for Outstanding MST Faculty.
Ms. Mello is extremely well-known throughout the business community and was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the Rhode Island Women in Business Champion of the Year in 2007.
Michael Stowe, Partner, stated that “we are pleased and fortunate to have Inez join our firm. She is a highly regarded expert in the area of state and local taxes. Many of our clients and all companies doing business today face the challenge of state and local tax exposure from a compliance perspective and Inez will be a key resource in identifying, addressing, and resolving those issues. Most importantly, Inez will bring a strategic, tax planning perspective to our clients and our other professionals that will allow us to minimize tax liabilities and avoid potential penalties going forward”.
Stowe & Degon, LLC is a full service public accounting and consulting firm serving the New England area. Stowe & Degon consists of seasoned accounting, tax, and consulting professionals with both domestic and international experience and is comprised of individuals who are truly seasoned professionals with more than 70 years of combined National and International Accounting Firm experience. Stowe & Degon’s experience includes service to privately held, SEC and venture capital backed clients and covers software, manufacturing, distribution, technology, professional services, not-for-profit, insurance, construction and retail industries.
Stowe & Degon’s combination of experience, education, and commitment to excellence allows them to positively impact businesses by bringing fresh ideas and best practices to every engagement.
For more information, call 508-983-6700 or email mstowe(at)stowedegon.com