Tax Preparation in an Interconnected World

Clients of Advocate CPA Group hail from across the United States and the globe. We handle tax preparation and consulting for individuals as well as businesses. Our expansive firm is based on a network model, and features entity experts, state and local tax (SALT) experts, and tax attorneys. Advocate CPA Group offers tax preparation in New York City, and specializes in tax preparation for foreigners who have recently arrived in the U.S. in order to live or set up a business. Advocate also stays on the cutting edge of many domestic tax issues, such as same-sex marriage, mitigating the marriage penalty through tax planning for engaged couples, and helping non-married couples sharing assets to understand their tax issues and options. Click below to learn more about what we do.

About Advocate CPA Group

Our firm (formerly known as Shelly Goch, CPA, P.C.) was founded in 2003. We provide tax preparation services in New York City. As our name suggests, our goal is to be an advocate for our clients through helping them to become more tax-conscious. Advocate CPA Group is headed by Shelly S. Goch, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who has been in practice for over 25 years. Ms. Goch's tax expertise has been utilized in a variety of settings, including in her service as Treasurer of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She was also invited to speak on the radio station WNYC. At Advocate, we follow each client's unique issues through to completion, with the highest level of care, compassion, and attention to detail that only our team can provide. Click below to learn more about who we are.


Hyper-local news site South Slope News gives Advocate CPA Group a warm welcome to the neighborhood by writing us up in their Business blog

04-04-2014: Advocate CPA Group's Shelly Goch is featured as a guest on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, to address non-traditional tax questions. 

Contact Us

Advocate CPA Group


Tel: 212-201-0749

Fax: 212-409-8603




33 West 19th Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY 10011

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