In 1985, Mr. Carlos M. Farah co-founded Appelrouth, Farah & Co., P.A. In addition to maintaining the firm’s high level of service and integrity, Mr. Farah focuses his practice areas on Audit and Assurance and Business Advisory for privately owned and not-for-profit enterprises, as well as government agencies. Mr. Farah’s reputation in the International Tax and Transaction arena is second to none.
For more than 30 years, Carlos has served international clients and developed strong business ties to a growing network of professionals specializing in international business and tax matters. He has extensive experience in international taxation, assisting a variety of clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs to foreign corporations and their domestic subsidiaries with their individual tax, corporate tax and business consulting needs.
Carlos consults with clients on a broad range of accounting and taxation matters, including the design of complex corporate structures involving the selection of proper entity choice, structuring of transactions, transfer pricing considerations, foreign withholding issues, and both foreign and domestic tax matters. In addition, he has assisted clients in restructuring debt and has aided Debtors-in-Possession during Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings.
With this breadth of knowledge and experience in the accounting world, Carlos is an established leader in the audit and assurance arena. He is the quality control partner for Appelrouth Farah & Co. and is the Principal on most of the audit and assurance engagements.
Carlos understood finances from a very early age and was naturally drawn to the accounting industry. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Mr. Farah is also a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Forensic Certified Public Accountant. He is member of several professional organizations including the American Institute of Certified Fraud Examiners, the American and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In addition, Mr. Farah is a member of the Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association and the Florida State University Alumni Association.
Carlos’ Advice for Entrepreneurs:
Two main keys to growing a business are building relationships and focusing on success.
Activities of Interest:
Carlos is an experienced businessman who enjoys traveling internationally to assist clients with their international business needs. In addition to traveling and helping his clients’ businesses succeed through upstanding financial services, he is also an avid automotive enthusiast.