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Our Firm

About Our Firm

For years, Klasfeld & Company, P.L. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Klasfeld & Company, P.L. is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Klasfeld & Company, P.L. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Klasfeld & Company, P.L. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Marvin L. Klasfeld, CPA

Marvin serves as the firm’s managing partner and will be responsible for the delivery of all services. Marvin has over 38 years of public accounting and consulting experience working with clients in a variety of industries.

Prior to founding Klasfeld and Company, Marvin held a position at Price Waterhouse and Company operating from the New York office.

Areas of Focus
• Audit and Accounting Services
• Attestation Services
• Tax Strategies and Consulting

Education

  • City University of New York, B.A.
  • City University of New York, Graduate Studies

Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant – State of Florida
  • Certified Public Accountant – State of New York

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Board Member of the Port Everglades Association
  • Board Member of the Seafarer’s House at Port Everglades
  • Board Member of the Paradise Education Foundation

Herbert E.Deuschel

Herb Deuschel is a Partner that has over 30 years of experience covering a full range of professional services including tax planning, tax consulting, federal and multi-state tax reporting, accounting and financial reporting for a wide range of small to large businesses and individuals.

Herb was born and raised in Northern New Jersey and moved to Florida with his family in 1972. Herb attended the University of Central Florida and received his B.S.B.A in accounting in 1977.

After graduation, Herb worked for a real estate developer who owned properties throughout the Eastern United States. At this company he gained invaluable experience in the formation, taxation, and management of limited liability partnerships. After the company sold all of its holding, Herb joined the CPA firm of McKean, Paul, Chrycy & Fletcher (MPCF) in Miami and attained the position of Tax Manager. During his tenure with MPCF he acquired diverse experience in such industries as: wholesale distributors, real estate development and management, healthcare, and hospitality, to name a few. While at MPCF his training and concentration was diverse, but was primarily directed towards the management of a large tax and accounting services practices.

In 2002, Herb joined Berkovits & Company, Herb continued his tax training and concentration in the management of small closely held corporations, including acting in the capacity of controller, and assisting clients in developing cash flow models and operational reviews. Through his affiliations, he began specializing in the entertainment industry. In 2009 Berkovits & Company merged with Mallah Furman & Co. PA. Herb took on the position as Principal and he continued to work with song writers, singers, production companies, and advertising agencies amongst others. In addition, he has developed skills in the estate and trust area, and currently is a trustee for several clients. Herb is also proficient in budgeting and planning for companies seeking to reduce their operating expenses and to promote growth.

In early 2012, Herb joined Klasfeld and Company, P.L. in Plantation as a Partner in the taxation and tax consulting department. Herb continues to service the tax needs of a variety of clients in all aspects of taxation.

Jorge I. Alvarado, CPA, CGMA, MST

Jorge Alvarado is a Principal with a wide range of experience in accounting and auditing for entities encompassing a broad spectrum of industries. Clients served have included publicly traded, closely held companies, not-for-profit and governmental entities. Specialties include financial statement and process audits, consulting for SEC registrants and privately held entities, SOX consulting, agreed upon procedures and special projects.

Jorge was born in Panama and moved to Florida with his family in 1982. Jorge attended Florida International University and received his Bachelor in Accounting and Masters in Taxation.

During his graduate studies, Jorge took a position as an internal auditor of a regional office of a multi-national Company. During his tenure at the Company, Jorge became acclimated with the numerous controls and processes needed to run a Company of that complexity along with all financial aspects relating to financial reporting and accounting.

Upon completing his graduate studies, Jorge joined a local CPA firm in Miami and attained the position of Senior Auditor. During his tenure with the Firm, Jorge gain valuable experience in both the auditing and taxation arenas and was an in-charge in the various audits of publicly traded Companies along with international acquisitions of foreign subsidiaries.

Jorge then joined Mallah Furman, P.A., a South Florida regional firm, and Templeton and Company, P.A., a midsize Palm Beach firm, to which Jorge obtained the position of Audit Manager. Jorge continued his growth as auditor to include vast experience in numerous industries as such as:

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Telecommunications
  • Technology
  • Professional Services
  • Mining and Excavation
  • Entertainment
  • Educational Institutions
  • Not for Profit Entities
  • Foreign Entities and Acquisitions

In 2012, Jorge joined Klasfeld and Company, P.L. as a Principal and brings his valuable auditing and consulting experience to lead the attest department of the Firm.

Jorge professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Teresa Siberio

Teresa Siberio is a Principal with over 30 years of professional experience predominantly in Federal and State individual and corporate, income tax planning and preparation.

Teresa attended Florida International University and received a BSBA in Accounting in 1982. After graduation Teresa worked as a tax accountant for Grant Thornton LLP (formerly Alexander Grant & Co). She received her Certified Public Accountant license from the State of Florida in 1983.

In 1994, Teresa joined Klasfeld & Company, P.L. as a Tax Manager continuing her training and concentration in Federal & State income tax planning and compliance. In addition, Teresa represents individuals and businesses in connection with Internal Revenue Service matters.

Teresa is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).