tcb3Thomas C. Butler, EA

Tom has over 30 years of finance, accounting and hands-on business experience in a broad range of industries from retail to high-tech. He has prepared thousands of tax returns for individuals and small businesses throughout the country. Tom received his Bachelors Degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia and a Masters Degree in Financial Management from the University of Maryland University College, where he was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society. He is an Enrolled Agent, the only tax professionals licensed directly by the Internal Revenue Service. Tom is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents, the Virginia Society of Enrolled Agents, and is a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute. He is a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist and member of the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers.

Tom co-founded Acumen Accounting in 2008 after working seven years to build another award-winning accounting firm in northern Virginia. He is a vocal advocate for organ donation, having received a life-saving liver transplant in December, 2008. He is also a cancer survivor. Tom is a firm believer in the power of a strong faith to overcome any of life’s hurdles, and he spends his free time spreading good cheer and encouraging people to stay positive and committed to life, family, and friends.