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About Us

Barat & Barat, CPA's is a Tampa CPA firm providing comprehensive accounting and tax services for businesses in the Tampa area. We are a well-respected firm with a reputation for expertise and integrity.

Barat & Barat, CPA's understands that businesses need a competent and reliable financial advocate. Yes, we can do your tax preparation and process accurate financial statements. But our real strength lies in our ability to stand with you as you grow your business and to be a trusted partner as you make the difficult decisions necessary for your success.

Our Team

Sheldon L. Barat

For over 30 years, Sheldon has brought a unique combination of practical work experience to his accounting firm, as he formerly owned and managed businesses. Additionally, he has served as a controller and chief financial officer of construction, property management and international consulting firms.

With Barat & Barat, CPA's he has been closely involved with clients in many industry groups, with specific emphasis in real estate and closely held small businesses. For each client, he is a trusted advisor helping with timely and effective business decisions that add value.

Sheldon is a graduate of the University of South Florida and is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Gary C. Barat

Gary has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant for over forty years. He has an accounting degree from the University of Miami and a Masters in Taxation from Florida International University. He is a member of the American and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Specializing in business and personal tax planning, Gary utilizes his experience to develop tax strategies to save clients money by reducing their taxes.

Gary’s clients have included a wide array of industry groups for corporations, partnerships and individuals including trusts and estates in their tax preparation issues.