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    Kelly Garrison, CPA

    Tax Partner

    Atlanta, GA
    Business Tax, Estate Planning, Gift and Fiduciary Tax, Individual Tax, International Tax, Personal Financial Services, Tax,
    Entertainment, Entrepreneur, Expatriates, Family Office, Healthcare, Professional Services,


    As a Partner in Frazier & Deeter’s Tax Practice, Kelly Garrison is responsible for the tax compliance of individual returns, projections, trust, gift tax, partnership and S corporation tax returns. She provides specialized tax and accounting services to privately held businesses, physicians, attorneys and corporate executives. Working with individuals and closely held businesses, Kelly focuses attention on planning opportunities to minimize personal, trust and estate tax liabilities. Her specialties also include foreign reporting requirements and inbound /outbound foreign income planning and preparation.

    As a leader in the FD Personal Financial Services Group, Kelly consults on sophisticated planning techniques. She has been instrumental in communicating tax planning opportunities relating to new tax laws and regulations. She acts as a liaison between her clients and their wealth management and financial planning teams to support the overall financial objectives of her clients.

    Before joining the firm, Kelly worked in the International Assignment Services Division at Deloitte and Touche, LLP. Her primary duties were individual consulting and compliance for expatriates and inpatriates. She also prepared compensation details for SEC clients.

    Kelly is a frequent speaker regarding personal financial planning. She has spoken on a variety of topics for groups such as Keller Williams, the Atlanta Estate Planning Council, Marist High School and Emory University.

    Professional and Civic Organizations

    Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA)
    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    National Academy of Public Accounting Professional’s Rising Star, 2016
    Philanthropic Advisor Leadership Institute, 2017- 2018
    The Tax Adviser – Editorial Advisory Board
    Atlanta Estate Planning Council – Board of Directors
    Marist High School – Executive Alumni Board of Directors
    Notre Dame Academy – Audit Committee Member
    Winter’s Chapel UMC Preschool – Board of Directors
    Atlanta Women’s Foundation – Women on Board


    Master of Taxation
    Georgia State University | Atlanta, GA

    Bachelor of Science, Management
    with honors
    Georgia Institute of Technology | Atlanta, GA

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