Flora Thomas, CPA, joined Tobias Financial Advisors in November 2019 as our team’s Tax Specialist. In this position, Flora plays an integral role in assessing individual client circumstances and delivering tax planning strategy. With over thirteen years of professional experience in the field, her understanding of recent tax law reforms and passion for tax planning allows her to develop tax efficient strategies for our clients.
Born and raised in Xinjiang autonomous region, China, Flora also brings an international tax perspective. After graduating from high school, she spent five years in Canada, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from The University of Western Ontario. Later, she went back to China, specifically Shanghai, to work as an accountant for two multinational corporations, including Ernst & Young.
In 2008, while living in Shanghai, Flora met her husband and decided to move to the United States. They have settled in Sunrise, Florida. During this time and while employed with a local accounting firm, Flora earned her Master’s degree in Accounting and Financial Management and her Certified Public Accountant license.
Flora brings her expertise in tax preparation and compliance for foreigners, high net worth individuals, small businesses in various legal entity forms, and corporate tax to our Tobias Financial Advisors team. Flora shares her passion for tax planning and desire to simplify this stage of financial planning with our clients.
Outside of her work at Tobias Financial Advisors, Flora enjoys visiting the beach, listening to music, watching movies, and spending time with her two adorable dogs.