Michael B. Carr, CPA

Education & Credentials

  • BS in Business Administration - Shippensburg University - 2000
  • Certified Public Accountant - 2008

Professional Organizations

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Society of Tax Problem Solvers

Community Involvement

  • National Eagle Scout Association - Member

Michael B. Carr, CPA

Director of Tax Resolution Services

Michael Carr serves as the Director of Tax Resolution Services at Trout CPA, where he leads a dedicated team of CPAs focused on helping clients navigate the complexities of tax notices from various authorities. 

Taxpayers often receive intimidating and confusing notices demanding additional payments for taxes, interest, and penalties. Michael and his team are committed to providing swift resolutions, ensuring clients only pay the accurate amount owed. They employ various strategies, including letter writing, referencing the Internal Revenue Code or manual, engaging in extensive phone calls with taxing authorities, and representing clients in IRS audits.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Finance, along with a minor in Economics from Shippensburg University. 

In addition to his role in tax resolution services, Michael handles all facets of tax planning and preparation and business consulting services for some of the firm's significant clients. His involvement in the firm’s State & Local Tax Committee showcases his proficiency in assisting clients in navigating the complexities of multiple state authorities.

Outside of his professional commitments, Michael enjoys spending quality time with his family and reading. Michael resides in Lancaster County with his wife and son.