About Us

To meet the needs of our clients, Associated Tax Consultants, Inc. was established as a Miami Lakes accounting firm to provide accounting, tax, and business advisory services to corporations, small businesses and individuals throughout the Miami Lakes area. Recognizing that each client has unique goals, we tailor our services to meet your specific needs. To better meet the needs of our clients, we have individualized services for clients in professional services and various consumer services. These individualized services have enabled us to address their industry specific challenges, compliance needs and standard tax practices.


Associated Tax Consultants, Inc. is proud to serve the accounting, bookkeeping and tax needs of a wide variety of small businesses. As a local Miami Lakes accounting firm and experienced business advisor we are in the best position to offer candid financial advice that will help your business grow and prosper. We’re committed to helping each client save money, increase profits and build a successful business. We take the time to learn about your business then forge a plan to assist you with all of your accounting and bookkeeping needs, saving you valuable time and resources.

Associated Tax Consultants, Inc. also works with individuals to prepare income tax returns, design tax planning strategies and provide help with IRS tax problems.

Experience the personal attention and quality support Associated Tax Consultants, Inc. has come to be known for in the Miami Lakes area. Contact us today at 305-824-3333 to set up an appointment for an initial consultation. We work with clients in Hialeah, Miami Gardens, Miramar, North Miami, Hallandale Beach, and more.

Henry J. Garcia, President, EA
America's tax experts

Henry Garcia.JPGHank is an enrolled agent (EA), which is defined as a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service for audits, collections, and appeals. As an EA, Hank advises, represents, and prepares tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, trusts, and any entities with tax-reporting requirements as well as effectively represents taxpayers audited by the IRS or Florida Department of Revenue. This enrollment makes Hank part of a select few who can represent clients in all fifty states before all levels of the Internal Revenue Service.

Prior to joining the firm, Hank spent 21 years working with the Miami-Dade County Clerk of Courts. Ten of those years were spent in supervisory and managerial positions. During this time, his experiences taught him the intricacies of the legal system and how the law is applied when dealing and negotiating with government agencies.

Hank is currently a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) and the Florida Society of Enrolled Agents (FSA).

Edward Garcia, CEO, BBA, EA, CSA

Edward Garcia.JPGEd has been practicing as a tax accountant and financial advisor for over thirty years to small and medium sized businesses and individuals. He has built Associated Tax Consultants into a vibrant and fast growing medium sized accounting firm that services hundreds of small and medium sized businesses, along with many individual clients in South Florida, by providing accounting, financial management, tax planning, insurance, estate planning, bankruptcy planning, and many other services. In addition to over thirty years of public accounting experience, Ed also has senior level Corporate and Entrepreneurial experience.

Ed is licensed to practice before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as an Enrolled Agent. He provides financial services through his Securities (Series 6, 63 and 66), Insurance and Annuity licenses. He is also a licensed mortgage and real estate broker and has consummated several acquisitions. And with his computer interests, Ed has helped many clients into the computer age, and is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor.

Currently, Ed is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), Broward Chapter of Enrolled Agents, and The National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP). In addition Ed is a past member of The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) and Past President of the Florida Accountants Society - Dade Chapter.

Outside of the office, Ed enjoys racquetball, gardening, computers, carpentry and walking. In his younger years, he served four years in the Air Force, was active in National Boxing Association in Florida and New York. He earned a Bachelor's degree from the Florida International University (FIU) with a double major in Accounting and Management with Minor in Teaching.