Laury M. Mercado began her career with this Firm in 1998 serving first as an intern and as an associate upon her graduation. Currently she holds the position of Manager and is in charge of the Firm’s Tax Division with special emphasis in inventory capitalization methods in both, wholesale and retail industries, as well as, diverse experience in restaurant, hospitality, and health care organizations. Laury has significant experience in international taxation and finance, tax planning for high net-worth individual taxpayers, and assistance with corporate and personal multi-state taxation issues. Mrs. Mercado is also experienced in auditing local governments, not-for-profit organizations, and other organizations requiring audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards, OMB Circular A-133, the Yellow Book and the HUD audit guide.
Mrs. Mercado is proficient in various accounting software packages, including, QuickBooks®, Business Works and MAS 90. Additionally, she is a member of the Mendonca & Partners Executive Board as well as the Public Relations and Human Resources executive committees. Mrs. Mercado is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.
Mrs. Mercado graduated from Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey and received her license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in February 2001. Mrs Mercado is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.