Heather J. Shaffer has over 15 years of experience in the areas of federal, state, and international taxation, with a particular emphasis on income tax compliance and planning for high net worth individuals and closely held businesses. She also devotes her practice to a wide range of consulting  services, including mergers and acquisitions, financial and tax due diligence, and financial accounting and reporting standards. She has also developed and presented staff training programs on these areas of concentration for national CPA firms. Prior to joining the Tax Accounting Group, she was a senior tax manager with a national CPA firm.

She is a Certified Public Accountant in both Pennsylvania and Florida and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). Ms. Shaffer also has considerable non-profit experience and presently serves on the Board and is Treasurer of a Philadelphia based non-profit organization. She graduated from University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and from Villanova University with a Masters degree in Taxation.