Hope ScafeHope Scafe is a Tax Manager at Appelrouth, Farah & Co., P.A. where she performs technical and analytical reviews of federal and state tax compliance for corporate, partnership, and high net worth individual clients. In addition, she supervises the team to ensure the timely and accurate preparation and filing of income tax returns, and the timely payment of income tax. Ms. Scafe also performs technical research and prepares correspondence with the IRS and state taxing authorities.

Ms. Scafe has more than 12 years of public accounting experience, both as a tax professional and as an auditor. She is highly qualified tax manager with extensive knowledge of accounting principles including ASC 740, taxation policies and income tax procedures. She enjoys helping clients to understand strategic approaches to complex tax issues. Tax laws, policies and procedures are always changing, which is why she makes it a priority to remain current with the changes. She works to ensure that her clients not only comply with tax law changes, but also to understand how the changes can help them. Ms. Scafe is also dedicated to mentoring and assisting with the development of the Firm’s staff.

Born in Jamaica, Ms. Scafe received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brooklyn College. Ms. Scafe is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida and in New York. She is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Ms. Scafe’s Advice for Entrepreneurs:

Plan your success. Consider where you want to be in 5 years and start taking the necessary steps to make your dreams a reality.

Activities of Interest:

Ms. Scafe enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. She also enjoys participating in charity events such as the Mercedes Benz Corporate Run and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Ms. Scafe is an active participant in Mission Saturdays at Potential Church as well as a volunteer with the kids’ ministry on Sundays.