Since founding his own firm, J. Hoffman & Co., Jay has been providing professional tax services to high-net-worth individuals, private equity investment companies, and other privately held businesses. He has completed over 1,000 hours of continuing professional education in partnership, individual and business taxation, personal financial planning, estate and gift taxation, and wealth management.
J. Hoffman & Co is committed to providing high-quality, personalized services tailored to each client's needs, and accordingly, Jay is the primary contact for all professional services provided to each client.
Jay began his career with the international public accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co. and then KPMG Peat Marwick, where he went on to become one of the youngest partners ever elected. His responsibilities included managing the tax service relationships for a diversified group of clients. He also completed the Business Valuation curriculum of the American Society of Appraisers and managed business and other valuation services for the Dallas office.
Jay is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a BS in Accountancy and passed the CPA exam on the first sitting. He is currently licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in public practice by the State of Texas and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and its Tax Division and Personal Financial Planning Division.