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Michael Kalifeh

Michael Kalifeh CPA


Tax Services; Tax Department Leader

Private Sector, Individuals

Since 2003, Michael Kalifeh has served clients across diverse industries, including manufacturing, automobile dealerships, retail/wholesale/distribution, construction, medical and legal services, land/farm/timber management, and real estate. He has successfully represented clients before the IRS on various income tax matters and the Florida Department of Revenue (FDOR) on sales/use tax issues.




What clients are saying about Michael:

“Michael is excellent and takes good care of us!!”

“Michael is a true professional, real action-ship oriented, and looks out for our best interests.”

“Michael Kalifeh (is) very attentive to me as a small business. I knew absolutely nothing about the financial process of owning a small business, and Michael has provided me with a lot of education.”


Professional Associations:

  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)

Community Activities:

  • Board Member, Big Bend Hospice Foundation
  • Past Board Member, Lee’s Place
  • The Governor’s Club
    • Past President
    • Past Finance Committee Chair
    • Past Secretary
    • Past Treasurer
  • Tallahassee Market Advisory Board Member, Hancock Bank
  • Past Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair, American Red Cross (Capital Area Chapter)
  • Past Executive Leadership Member, American Heart Association
  • Past Loaned Executive, United Way of the Big Bend
  • Leadership Tallahassee, Class 29


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Florida State University
  • Masters of Science in Accounting, Florida State University

Awards & Honors:

  • Top 40 Under 40 for CPA Practice Advisor