Joseph A. Tassi, CPA
Principal and Founder
Joe founded Tassi and Company with the goal of providing outstanding, personalized accounting and tax services to clients in real estate and related industries. Drawing on nearly four decades of experience, Joe helps real estate owners, developers, managers and investors navigate the complex landscape of real estate accounting and taxation, minimizing risk, maximizing profits and achieving growth. Clients appreciate Joe’s unique blend of technical and practical expertise as well as his ability to work seamlessly with both their in-house teams and contractors.
Prior to founding the practice, Joe spent more than a decade in various real estate development and investment companies across the country. Serving in accounting and financial services roles up to and including chief financial officer, Joe was instrumental in developing and implementing processes that enhanced reporting and internal controls, streamlined the logical flow of source documents and increased utilization of technology to reduce risk. He has significant experience in the income tax structuring of real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and he has developed methodologies in the area of financial due diligence for acquiring real estate assets.
Joe graduated from DePaul University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, AICPA Tax Section and the Illinois CPA Society.