Amani shares her experiences building a tax practice since 2007 to ultimately get to 7-figures in revenues as an African-American woman. As a solo practitioner, she understands the hurdles of getting your first paying client to winning over large accounts. She gives a real-life account of the challenges a minority owner can be faced with growing their tax practice.
She will cover various topics including hiring, marketing, business development, customer service, managing staff, and cashflow management. She is passionate about helping fellow practitioners build reputable and financially lucrative practices.
Amani S. Ahmed is our Founding Member with over 13 years of work experience in management, tax, and accounting. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and worked for Reznick Group, a top 10 national public accounting firm in the country, as its Senior Tax Consultant for seven years. Her time at Reznick Group helped hone her accounting and management skills as part of her responsibilities included being tax advisor to Reznick’s high net worth clients, including business President, VPs, and CFOs.
She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Bowie State University in Bowie, MD, and a Masters Degree in Science & Taxation from the American University in Washington, DC.
Her outstanding skills include tax compliance, overseeing bookkeeping and record keeping, business consulting, managing accounting systems, training and handling audits, and, more importantly, keeping clients Audit Proof. Guided by Amani, the AGA team is dedicated to improving and adding value to your lives through a sound financial and tax plan that incorporates legal tax loopholes and deductions.
With individual clients, the focus of Amani is to show them how to be financially secure, creating a financial plan that will bring impressive financial stability through strategic planning and prioritizing.
It also helps that Amani is a National Public Liaison (NPL) with a strong network of professional affiliations and memberships. As an NPL, she is continuously communicating with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding your tax concerns and helping the government find solutions in improving the tax system.