Debra Simon

Debra Simon, a dedicated tax professional and business consultant, is the founder of Simon Financial Services, in Hackensack, NJ. With over 30 years of extensive financial experience, Debra provides a wealth of experience to her clients. Debra has managed her practice since 1989, applying knowledge and techniques derived through work within major CPA firms, senior managerial roles in multinational banking institutions, and adjunct CFO and consulting positions with closely held manufacturing and service corporations. Debra has been a member of the faculty of New York University, Fairleigh Dickenson University and Rockland Community College. As a program leader for the American Management Association, she focused on helping non-financial executives and business owners identify and understand the financial and tax ramifications of their business operations. She has been a frequent lecturer for professional associations and business groups. Debra's tax articles have been published in The CPA Journal, The NJ CPA, "Tax Mailbag" of The Record, and other professional publications. Her financial insight and tax advice have also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and The Star Ledger. In addition to being a licensed CPA in NJ and NY, Debra has a Master of Science degree in Taxation and is licensed in Life, Health, and Disability Insurance. An active member of the New York State Society of CPA's, Debra has served on the Estate Planning Committee and the Small Firms Practice Management Committee. She is also active within the New Jersey Society of CPA's where she has served as a Trustee, and Chaired the Multistate Taxation Committee, State Taxation Committee, and currently Chairs the Estate Tax Committee. Debra is also active in other professional and community organizations, and served on many boards including Literacy Volunteers of America in New Jersey, the YWCA, and FWA of New York.