SAVANNAH, GA (September 25, 2018) – Hancock Askew & Co., LLP, a regional full-service audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm is excited to announce a merger with Brand Tax Group, a tax and accounting firm in Tampa, Florida. This merger establishes the fourth location for the firm in the Southeast.
Hancock Askew and Brand Tax Group are firms with similar philosophies and culture and are excited to combine strengths to offer tax, accounting, audit and consulting services to the Greater Tampa and surrounding areas.
Brand Tax Group provides tax, accounting and payroll services and specializes in Florida Certified Sales Tax audits and franchise business services. These specialties will bring added depth to the array of service areas provided by Hancock Askew.
The combined team will provide a high level of client service and will be able to offer expanded resources, knowledge, services, and solutions to meet client needs.
Michael McCarthy, Managing Partner – Hancock Askew & Co. said, “This merger allows our firm to further expand our reach into Florida. The experienced technical accountants who will join our team from Tampa will allow Hancock Askew to continue increased growth and success in the Southeast region.”
Kristen Brand, Managing Director – Brand Tax Group said, “We are excited to join Hancock Askew to provide our clients with expanded value and services while maintaining our signature approach of excellent client service.”
About Hancock Askew & Co., LLP
Hancock Askew is a professional services firm tracing its origins back to 1910. The firm provides services that include audit, tax, accounting, internal audit, IT risk assurance and advisory, SOC examinations, transaction advisory, business valuations, and other critical business consulting services. With offices in Georgia and Florida, our staff of over 100 professionals provides support to an array of clients ranging from emerging businesses to large corporations, nonprofit organizations to publicly traded companies. Hancock Askew is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. For more information about Hancock Askew, visit www.hancockaskew.com.