Richmond Times-Dispatch Profiles ProSport CPA

May 27th, 2013 Off

The Richmond Times-Dispatch caught wind of ProSport CPA’s great story and ran a feature article on Memorial Day. Professional athletes, such as Virginia Tech’s Danny Coale who now competes for the Dallas Cowboys, realize the importance of having trusted, quality advisors on their team. For more information or to speak with a financial professional, knowledgeable […]

Fox News Features ProSport CPA in Article on California’s Tax Hike

February 1st, 2013 Off

Fox News enlisted the help of ProSport CPA’s founder, Dr. John Karaffa, in a highly-circulated article about California’s income tax rates. The article, Millionaire Athletes Flee States With High Income Taxes by Joshua Rhett Miller, analyzed Phil Mickelson’s recent comments about California’s newly-enacted tax increase on millionaires. In the article, Dr. Karaffa commented about California […]

ProSport CPA’s President, John Karaffa, Named Accountant of the Month by Accounting Today

December 7th, 2012 Off

Accounting Today magazine named Dr. John Karaffa its Accountant of the Month. The article is available online currently and will appear in the January 2013 edition of the magazine. More can be found by accessing the article online. Accounting Today is a leading provider of online business news for the tax and accounting community, offering breaking […]

Tax Time Tips for the Pros

January 9th, 2012 Off

As the New Year is here, it’s time to start accumulating the data you will need to provide to your accountant. Whether you’re a player in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, WNBA, CFL, racing, boxing, overseas, or other pro sports, you have unique deductions that you can take due to your profession. Some tips to help save you money: […]

John Karaffa Again Recognized as “Super CPA”

November 1st, 2011 Off

Virginia Business has again recognized Dr. John Karaffa, the Founder of ProSport CPA, as one of its 2011 “Super CPAs” in the categoy of Individual Taxation. Virginia Business identifies the “best of the best” of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) profession through this special program that highlights Virginia’s top CPAs for their contributions to their […]

FORUM Magazine Publishes Article by Dr. John Karaffa

May 5th, 2011 Off

John Karaffa Featured in Strayer University’s FORUM: Advancing Academic Discourse Winter/Spring 2011 Edition An article written by Dr. John Karaffa, President and Founder of ProSport CPA, was published in the Winter/Spring 2011 edition of Strayer University’s magazine, Forum: Advancing Academic Discourse. Forum is the semiannual academic newsletter of Strayer University. The mission of Forum is to provide a venue […]

Professional Athlete Deductions Can Provide Substantial Tax Relief

February 12th, 2011 Off

With professional athletes facing overall tax rates in excess of 40%, appropriately utilizing all available Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax deductions is a necessity. Professional athletes face unique costs due to their profession. Fees for agents, trainers, advisors, and union dues are all tax-deductible, as well as many other expenditures that are often overlooked. The […]

Dr. John Karaffa Shares Financial Tips with NFL Prospects

February 3rd, 2011 Off

College professor and renowned personal finance expert, Dr. John Karaffa, recently spoke with participants of this year’s NFL combine training program at Tom Shaw Performance Enhancement in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Karaffa shared his experiences as a former professional athlete, tax accountant, and advisor to professional athletes with the audience that included over 20 professional football prospects. The 45-minute session […]

Financial Advisors for Pro Athletes Need Top-Notch Accountant Allies

January 15th, 2011 Off

Tax laws are ever-changing and complex. For professional athletes, taxes play a huge role and they must be accounted for comprehensive financial plans are being developed. Financial advisors, who work with professional athletes, can grow their businesses by partnering with strong accountants who also specialize in serving this unique niche. As regulatory agencies and brokerage […]

Tax “Doctor” Offering 2nd Opinions to Professional Athletes

December 3rd, 2010 Off

Dr. John Karaffa, owner of ProSport CPA and a college professor, is offering professional athletes free tax check-ups. These comprehensive reviews are simple, effective, and often result in uncovering additional refunds. Many good tax accountants are available; however, finding good tax accountants who focus on serving professional athletes is tough. Professional athletes face unique tax […]