Cynthia M. Petitjean, Of Counsel
Office: (813) 659-2020
- University of South Florida, BS Accounting, 1989
- University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992
- University of Florida School of Accountancy, Master of Accounting, 1992
- Certified Public Accountant, Florida 1992
- Florida Bar Member, 1992
- Federal Court – Middle District of Florida, Licensed since 2005
Cynthia M Petitjean, PL Plant City, Florida – 2004 to present – Solo practitioner with a concentration in federal income, estate and gift taxation, including compliance, audit representation, delinquent tax resolution in the form of installment agreements, offers in compromise, and bankruptcy taxation and representation of taxpayers before the United States Tax Court. Representation of clients in Florida state court focusing on probate matters including numerous formal and summary administration proceedings and homestead and exempt property declarations in Hillsborough and Polk County, Florida. Individual attention and prompt resolution of probate matters.
Brett Hendee, PA Tampa, Florida. Attorney – 2001 – 2004 – Attorney with small boutique tax planning firm assisted high net worth clients with tax planning and compliance, complex estate planning and minimization strategies and audit representation through the appellate level of the Internal Revenue Service
Breed Technologies Inc. Lakeland, Florida. Tax Director – 1999 – 2001 – Tax director of publicly traded automotive industry supplier corporation. Assisted vice president of taxation on financial reporting matters, assisted outside accounting firm with tax compliance, lead role on large IRS audit defending a multi million dollar refund.
Reflectone, Inc. Tampa, Florida. Tax Manager – 1995-1999 – Tax manager of publicly traded aerospace corporation assisted Controller with financial reporting, performed state and federal tax compliance and audit resolution of several state and federal tax audits.
Coopers & Lybrand. Tampa, Florida. Senior Tax Associate – 1992-1995 – Tax associate with international accounting firm performed federal and state compliance and tax research for closely-held companies.