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KSDT TIMELINE
1976

Former New Jersey CPA Larry Kabat and New York CPA Michael Schertzer establish Kabat Schertzer & Company in Kendall, Fla., with a unique focus on serving the tax, accounting and consulting needs of Florida's growing apparel and textile industries.

1980

A New York accounting firm chooses to merge with Kabat, Schertzer & Co. to establish its presence in South Florida.

1982

Kabat, Schertzer & Co. parts with the New York firm and continues growing its regional business.

2004

Former "Big Four" accounting professionals Jorge De La Torre and brothers Jeff and Robert Taraboulos establish De La Torre, Taraboulos & Company in Miami.

2005

De La Torre, Taraboulos & Company opens tax, accounting and advisory office in Kendall, FL., in the same building as Kabat, Schertzer & Co.

2006

De La Torre, Taraboulos & Company acquires boutique Miami accounting firm and merges in a burgeoning Miami tax practice.

2008

Kabat, Schertzer merges with De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co. to establish Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co. (KSDT).

2012

KSDT establishes a Forensic and Litigation Support practice with the hiring of Elgin Polo and names Jeffrey Taraboulos KSDT’s managing partner.

2013

KSDT marks its first of many appearances on the South Florida Business Journal's annual list of the 25-largest accounting firms in the region, based on billing and number of CPAs employed. In addition, the South Florida Legal Guide names Jeffrey Taraboulos and Elgin Polo “Top CPAs and Financial Professionals in Litigation Support.” 

KSDT expands into Broward County when it merges with a Hollywood. Fla.-based tax advisory and financial planning firm serving international clients. The same year, the firm merges with one of the largest tax advisory firms in Homestead and the Florida Keys, and establishes its second Miami office.

2014

KSDT marks its first of many appearances on the South Florida Business Journal's annual list of the region’s top-20 litigation-support firm while celebrating Managing Partner Jeffrey Taraboulos’s recognition as a South Florida “Power Leaders in Law & Accounting.”

KSDT expands its South Miami headquarters to more than 11,000 square feet, taking over the entire sixth floor of the office building.

2015

KSDT expands into Southern Palm Beach County through a merger with a Coral Springs, Fla., firm that serves the audit, accounting and tax-services needs of labor unions and employee benefit plans.  In addition, the firm becomes a registrant with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and expands its breath of services to the broker-dealer market through its merger with a 50-year-old tax accounting, consulting and audit services firm.

KSDT sponsors Erik Jones and Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) at the final race of the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series, Nov. 20, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead. Fla.

2016

KSDT opens a 2,505-square-foot office in Weston, Fla., to serve its growing staff and client base north and west of Miami-Dade County.

KSDT merges with a tax accounting and advisory firm serving individuals and small businesses throughout the world.

KSDT earns recognition from Accounting Today as the second fastest-growing accounting firm in all of the U.S., based on revenue growth, and among the top-18 leading firms in the Gulf Coast region, based on net revenue.  In addition, the South Florida Business Journal names KSDT the 7th fastest-growing private company in the region with revenue under $25 million and the 57th fastest-growing company in the state, based on two year revenue growth.

KSDT sponsors Homestead Miami Speedway and Christopher Bell and Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) at the final race of the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series, Nov. 21, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead. Fla.

2017

KSDT expands its domestic and international tax and audit services with the addition of Les Adler and Jorge Aldecoa as partners and Bernie Swichkow as a senior advisor. At the same time, the firm establishes an affiliation with Integra International, an association of more than 120 accounting firms in 66 countries, of which Adler and Swichkow are founding members.

KSDT makes its second appearance on the South Florida Business Journal annual list of the region’s fastest-growing private companies with revenue under $25 million.

The South Florida Business Journal names KSDT the 10th fastest-growing private company in the region with revenue under $25 million and the 80th fastest-growing company in the state, based on two year revenue growth.

Services

  • Accounting
    In today’s fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment, you need proactive advisors who can help you stay ahead of market shifts and up-to-date with the most current issues and methods for managing your business. Our Accounti ...
  • Assurance
    Members of KSDT’s Assurance Services Practice possess the knowledge, attention to detail and professional skills needed to provide government agencies and your lenders, investors and vendors with confidence in the accuracy of yo ...
  • Tax
    Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co. has more than 100 years of combined tax experience serving corporations, sole proprietors, individuals, partnerships, trusts and non-profit organizations, both in the U.S. and in ...
  • Forensics and litigation support
    When accounting or auditing issues involve litigation, arbitration or mediation, they require clear, accurate and persuasive representation by qualified and licensed professionals. Our team of forensic and litigation support speci ...
  • Valuation
    Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co.’s valuation professionals possess the qualification and practical experience required to value businesses, assets and other interests at stake in a range of family-planning and ...
  • Management advisory
    Businesses rely on KSDT’s Management Advisory team to provide insight, solve complex business challenges and weigh in on vital business decisions that affect operations and profits. For each client engagement, we rely on our exp ...
  • KSDT Property management
    Through our wholly owned subsidiary KSDT Property Management, LLC, we manage, maintain and lease properties for our clients with the highest levels of care and attentiveness. Our comprehensive range of offerings extends from a gui ...
  • Wealth Management
    We at KSDT & Company are proud to partner with BluePrint Wealth Alliance, LLC, an investment advisory firm offering structurally sound financial planning. 
  • Labor Unions
    We offer auditing, accounting and tax services to keep your records up to date for presentation to your membership, e-boards and/or boards of trustees. We also make sure they are in compliace with local, state and federal regulato ...