GDMT was created to fulfill a need for friendly, down to earth, accessible tax preparers. We won’t talk over your head but we’ll give you peace of mind. We do our best to make everything simple and understandable, and we do it with patience and empathy.
What makes us your Go-To tax prep firm ?
When you get a quote from us, your flat fee includes all this;
- All forms required to correctly file your tax return
- E filing your Fed and State taxes
- PDF copy of your tax return
- Year round consultation
- Estimated Taxes prepared if you need them
- We handle and/or counsel you on any IRS and State correspondence you receive in the mail. We also counsel you on City Taxes.
- If you are audited due to an error that we made, we will cover the penalties and interest. For an additional $50 towards your fee, we offer Audit Protection Peace of Mind. If you receive a mail in Audit, we will help you prepare your case. *
- Satisfaction guaranteed. You are happy with our work or you don’t pay
(*Does not include amended returns, recalculated 1095-A forms, mileage logs or field audits)
What makes us unique?
We knew clients were concerned about hourly charges and hidden fees at other firms so we worked to streamline our pricing.
We are transparent. We have no problem explaining your tax return to you so that you can do them yourself.
We never operate from fear. We want you relaxed and confident.
This is California, after all, so we have a lot of entertainment clients. We know the deductions you’ve been looking for.
What makes us exceptional?
We serve all types of clients and economic backgrounds
We have practical experience and we work fast yet diligently.
We know how to spot red flags and do our best to keep you in compliance.
Scheduling is flexible and convenient. We also accommodate mail ins, email, drop off, etc
Customer service is our priority. There are no numbers in our firm. Everybody is important and everybody counts.
We take our jobs serious but we have a good time.
Our clients enjoy their experience, trust us and know we are on their side.
How can we help you?
Brent came out to Los Angeles from North Carolina at 19 to attend UCLA and study history and he has been here ever since. A near native, the community has become his extended family with connections and clients in every area of the city. His passion for studying history and government has leant itself well to fully understanding and navigating the world of taxes and tax resolution. There is truly nothing he can’t do. In his near 20 years as an accountant he has done thousands of individual and business tax returns. He also does many of the more complicated tax returns such as fiduciary returns, non-profit and gift tax return. As an Enrolled Agent he has extensive experience in all varieties of tax resolution including audits and offers and compromises. An Enrolled agent is the highest credential awarded by the IRS. They are someone who is a tax adviser who is a federally authorized tax practitioner, empowered by the US Dept of the Treasury. As an EA, Brent can represent you in any communications or dealing with the IRS that you may encounter. Outside of the office, Brent was a competitive powerlifter and continues to be an avid cyclist, always on quest to live his healthiest life. He is always eager to take on new challenges including any problems you might have with the IRS.
Joe Gitto, RFC, CKA has been a licensed financial professional for over 24 years. He started his career as an investment banker on Wall Street then spent 10 years as regional director for a fortune 500 investment firm.
Now living in Los Angeles, Joe works as an independent financial consultant. He advises business owners and individuals in areas such as business management, investments, tax planning, estate planning and insurance needs. His philosophy is to take a managed risk approach to protect and grow money. Joe is an advocate of financial education and also specializes in advanced planning strategies and capital gain solutions (AKA Don’t pay Capital Gains Tax)!
Joe earned a Business Administration Degree from the Pace University Lubin School of Business and currently holds the Series 4, 7, 24, 55, 63 and 66 securities licenses as well as the Life, Health and Disability license. He holds professional industry designations as a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) and Certified Christian Advisor (CKA) and is a member of the Financial Planning Association.
Joseph is also an active member in his church community and has enjoyed serving on mission trips to El Salvador. He is happily married and has two beautiful children whom all reside in Los Angeles, California.
Rod is the owner/operator of Gotta Do My Taxes. Originally from New York, he headed out West for sunnier pastures. He became interested in a career where he could help people and build communities and found himself in the tax business.
Rod has processed thousands of tax returns. This was due to hard work, determination and the will to always do better. The result was a client base that appreciated his efforts and has stayed loyal ever since.
His mission is to co-create a loving and nurturing planet by extending the best of himself. He works to make this a better place with better people.
Rod’s credentials are available on the IRS, AFSP and CTEC directories. Rod Maiorano Â Certified Tax Preparer \ License A259847