Meet The Yarborough & Potter Team - Trusted Tax Experts For The Charlotte Area

Yarborough & Potter is your trusted source for all things tax-related. With years of experience and unwavering commitment to excellence, we have become the go-to tax experts you can rely on. Whether you’re an individual looking to optimize your tax returns, a small business owner seeking strategic financial guidance, or facing complex IRS matters, we are here to provide you with the expert knowledge and personalized solutions you need. Our team’s dedication to staying current with the ever-evolving tax landscape ensures that we offer the most up-to-date advice and strategies. Trust Yarborough & Potter to be your partners in financial success, offering you peace of mind and a clear path to achieving your financial goals.

David Yarborough, EA - Owner

David Yarborough - IRS Enrolled Agent

Meet David Yarborough, a seasoned professional and Co-Owner of Yarborough and Potter, specializing in “Professional Accounting Services.”

With an impressive track record spanning over three decades, David is dedicated to assisting individuals and businesses in effectively managing their tax-related challenges. The Firms expertise is handling tax return preparation for sole proprietorships, LLCs, and corporations, as well as providing tailored solutions for individual tax needs.

David’s career journey began as an IRS Revenue Officer in the Charlotte NC POD, and gained invaluable insights into how to help businesses and individuals who have found themselves in a bad tax debt situation. Later, after 20 years of working together, David and Melissa Potter (also a leader in Tax Resolution Services) joined forces to acquire Gerald Yarborough, CPA, creating Yarborough & Potter. Additionally, David serves as the Founder of Tax Resolution based out of Charlotte, NC, where he plays a crucial role in helping individuals and businesses navigate and resolve their IRS and State tax debts across the county.

Melissa Potter, EA - Owner

Melissa Potter - IRS Enrolled Agent

Meet Melissa Potter, Co-Owner of Yarborough & Potter, a highly skilled
and dedicated Tax Professional with a passion for helping individuals and
businesses navigate the complex world of taxation.

With a career spanning over 25 years, she has become a trusted advisor to
a diverse clientele, offering expert tax guidance and financial strategies to
achieve their goals. Melissa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience
in corporate & personal tax as well as audit and other examination issues.

Melissa is also an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service and
has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the IRS. Melissa
is a Leader in the Tax Resolution industry for over 20 years. These
esteemed credentials, combined with her knowledge of both the tax
industry and tax resolution industry, makes her the perfect tax partner for
you or your business to help you reach your financial goals.

Gerald Yarborough - Firm's Founder

Gerald Yarborough - Founder of the Firm

Gerald Yarborough is a Certified Public Accountant whose office is in Charlotte, NC. Gerald has been preparing tax returns, managing IRS audits, and resolving IRS debts for small businesses and individual clients for over 30 years.

Starting as an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Revenue Agent in Knoxville, Tennessee, and finally working in the Appeals Office of the IRS in Dallas, Texas, Gerald gained valuable hands-on experience with the IRS. In 1978 he opened his first CPA firm in Norman, Oklahoma. The practice flourished, and the dream of helping small business owners do a better job with their record-keeping and staying out of trouble with the IRS was truly being realized. He later owned a firm in Marietta, GA, before returning to his home town of Fort Mill, SC, in 1992.

Gerald Yarborough, CPA, PC firm, started in Charlotte in 1992 and serves clients throughout both North and South Carolina. The firm has built a reputation as a strong, reliable resource for all tax needs.

Gerald prepares tax returns for small business and individual clients, (whether they are the current returns or un-filed prior year returns), taking aggressive but defensible positions on their returns to maximize their savings in tax dollars and minimizing their chance of being audited by the IRS. Having been a former IRS Agent, he knows what to look for to avoid tax problems. Gerald is an expert in IRS Debt Resolution , bringing real-world, no-nonsense solutions to individuals and businesses with delinquent IRS tax problems.

Ready to take control of your financial future and optimize your tax returns?

Contact Yarborough & Potter, your trusted Charlotte, NC Tax Experts, and let us guide you toward financial success. Whether you're an individual or a business owner, we're here to provide expert tax advice and tailored solutions to meet your unique needs. Don't wait – reach out to us today and start your journey to financial security and peace of mind.

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