Open to opportunities in organizations that will allow me to utilize my experience, technical and interpersonal skills to impart understanding of financial reporting, other accounting information and taxation knowledge to effectively sustain or implement strategies based on the organization’s goals.
Shanikwa holds a Masters in Taxation (MST), Masters Degree in Accounting (MSA), and Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance all from Northeastern University located in Boston, Massachusetts. Working in the field of accounting since 1999, she has provided tax consulting for various tax accounting firms, individuals and businesses throughout the South Shore and Greater Boston area.
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Shanikwa specializes in the area of tax as an Enrolled Agent (EA). The license gives her ability to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.
Throughout the year, I come across concerns that frequently affect individual taxpayers and their planning strategies. Often times, they ‘hear’ information from a friend or co-worker that is useful. Sometimes that information is inaccurate.
One area that has come up more than once is deductions related to work expenses not reimbursed, although eligible for reimbursement.
There are a number of factors to consider when determining if work expenses are deductible for tax purposes. However, here is a great article that demonstrates what can happen if a taxpayer does not consult a tax professional when taking a position on their income tax return.
Great article regarding no deduction allowed for employee expenses that were never…
Congratulations Shanikwa on passing the CPA exam!!
Shanikwa Davis brings over 12 years of tax consulting experience to those who find tax time difficult. Her knowledge of tax law changes, along with her clients’ needs, makes her a one-of-a-kind consultant.
In addition to her professional prowess, Shanikwa provides clarity and honesty to each client as well as personalized time and attention. Regardless of your needs, individual or business, she will meet them.
Furthermore, Shanikwa is also an Online Tax Instructor at Northeastern University.
You may learn more about Shanikwa and her background here.