Providing Audit and Tax Services Since 1974

De Novo Banks, In Organization

Audit Services that Help to Identify Potential Business Risk in Advance

We have been working with banks, including holding companies since 1974. We are the leading provider of independent audit and tax services to banks in Florida. Our bank clients range in size from newly formed De Novo Banks to over $2 billion in total assets. These institutions are both privately and publicly traded. We service more Florida banks than the next two CPA firms combined. Our philosophy remains quite simple, to become thoroughly familiar with a client's operations so that we can provide the most efficient and cost effective audit and tax services. We believe this "personal touch" separates us from other firms.

We have provided consulting and tax services to over fifty Florida (both national and state charters) and to organizing groups looking to charter a bank in Florida. We are currently working with several de novo bank organizing groups. Our services during the organizational phase consists of consulting and advising on management's projections included in the applicable federal and state applications. We will also prepare Federal and state income tax returns, as well as provide general assistance in accounting and tax matters. We have an excellent reputation of providing our clients with superior service on a timely basis. The firm is also a member of the Florida Bankers Association.

Services to De Novo Banks, In Organization

  • Assist management with projections included in the applicable federal and state applications
  • Tax structure – C or S Corporation Elections
  • Tax compliance and planning servicess
  • Assistance with accounting issues

Meet the Experts

"Ted" Edward F. Hacker Jr.


Robert W. Brink


Our Company at a Glance

Hacker, Johnson & Smith PA is a firm of certified public accountants. The Firm was founded in 1974 and has grown to over thirty people primarily due to our excellent reputation for providing superior service on a timely basis.

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