Our Team

Antoine Matar
International Tax Advisor

Antoine Matar specializes in International Tax and U.S. Domestic Tax, specializing in U.S and foreign-based multinational entities and U.S. and foreign individuals. Antoine provides general international tax consulting and guidance on international tax compliance. He works closely with clients to handle their offshore voluntary disclosure cases by analyzing their unreported income and offshore financial accounts. In addition, he prepares complex passive foreign investment company analyses and various other foreign forms.

Prior to joining Metzler Advisory, Antoine was recruited by Brent Metzler to work for a mid-sized firm in Tampa. For the next two and half years, under Brent’s mentorship, he quickly honed his skills in domestic and international taxation. Domestically, he handled large mutli-state corporations, large partnerships, consolidations, and business tax credit and deduction planning. In addition, he handled various IRS compliance issues and tax audits.

Representative Experience

  • Offshore voluntary disclosure initiatives
  • Passive foreign investment company analysis
  • FIRPTA withholding
  • Foreign bank and financial account reporting
  • Foreign tax credit & foreign income exclusion planning
  • Research and development tax credit
  • Domestic Pproduction activities deduction
  • Uniform capitalization 263a
  • Small business health care credit
  • Equine accounting and tax planning

Education

  • Bachelor's in Accounting (5th Year Completed) from The University of South Florida – College of Business Administration

Publications

  • “Understanding S Corporation Basis,” Bay Area Business Magazine, April 1, 2012

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce – Emerge
  • Ybor City Chamber of Commerce
  • Thoroughbred Retirement of Tampa, Inc.