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Stephen D. Herman CPA is a Certified Public Accountant in Lakeland, Florida, and is licensed as a CPA in Florida and New Jersey. Steve graduated from C.W Post Professional School of Accountancy, Long Island University in 1974 with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.  He has worked at accounting firms in Florida and New Jersey, supervising audit engagements and as a Tax Department Manager.

Stephen Herman resides in Lakeland with his wife, Debbie and has two children, Melanie and Jeffrey.  He enjoys golf and along with his son, referees ice hockey.  He is currently Treasurer of the Central Florida Ice Hockey Officials Association, Inc. and Coordinator of Training and Seminars for USA Hockey, North Florida Region.  Stephen was also coordinator of off-ice officials in Lakeland for the WHA2.  He holds a USA Hockey Level 3 Certification as an ice hockey referee and has coached in the youth ice hockey program in Polk County.

Stephen Herman is a past President of The Sertoma Club of Lakeland and District Sertoman of the Year. Sertoma is dedicated to assisting the Speech and Hearing Impaired in Central Florida and Steve has assisted in fund-raising efforts and building of cabins for Camp Endeavor in Dundee, Florida. He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and has previously served as an Ambassador for the Chamber.

Stephen D. Herman CPA is committed to providing excellence in professional services to our clients and offers a courtesy consultation. Stephen participates in continuing education courses and seminars locally and nationally in areas of Taxation, Financial Planning and Reporting. Tax research is an important part of the work done at Stephen D. Herman CPA and ensures the clients receive every possible tax advantage. The firm offers a wide range of services to individuals and businesses tailored to meet your professional and financial planning needs, including out-of-state tax returns. Bookkeeping services are available. Litigation support and representation before the IRS in all tax matters is also provided.

Memberships  - Professional Associations

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Peer Review

Stephen D. Herman CPA actively participates in the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants strict Peer Review process and has been successful in this endeavor for each review.  This is a voluntary program and only a fraction of CPA firms seek peer review.


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