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Kara K. Keyes, CPA
Tax Partner
Phone 813.282.3400

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Kara Keyes

Professional Experience

Mrs. Keyes joined Brimmer, Burek & Keelan, LLP (BB&K) in 1998 and became a partner in 2009.  She serves as a tax partner and team leader of the tax group.  She has experience representing a number of industries and technical specializations that include: 


  •   Professional Services, Attorneys, Physicians, Consultants
  •   Real Estate Management and Development
  •   Private Foundations
  •   Multi-Generational Businesses, Trusts and Estates
  •   High Net Worth Individuals

Technical Specializations

  •   Business Succession Planning
  •   Multi-State Tax Planning and Compliance
  •   Tax Controversy Representation
  •   Estate and Trust Planning and Compliance
  •   Public Company Tax Consulting and Provisions

Professional and Civic Associations

Mrs. Keyes is an active member and has served in leadership roles in the following organizations:  

  •   American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  •   Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  •   Kiwanis Club of Tampa, Treasurer
  •   Tampa Kiwanis Foundation, Board Member
  •   Tampa Bay Estate Planning Counsel, Board Member
  •   Bailey Family Foundation, Scholarship Evaluator 

Education, Publications and Awards

Mrs. Keyes educational background and publications include:  

  •   Indiana University, B.A. Accounting
  •   Florida CPA Today, Professional Article

Personal and Interests

Mrs. Keyes grew up in Indiana, exploring corn fields and forests.  She, her husband and twin children live in St. Petersburg.  She enjoys music, nature, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. 

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