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SFSP Delaware – Tax Update: 2017 Federal, Individual, and Business Tax Updates

January 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Society of Financial Service Professionals – Delaware

SFSP Delaware Chapter’s January Meeting is a Tax Update. Valerie Middlebrooks, CPA will present on this timely topic. The meeting will be held at Ed Oliver golf course banquet room from 3:30 – 5:00. Hors d’oeuvres and drink ticket following meeting.

January 18, 2018

Tax Update:   2017 Federal  

Individual and Business Tax Updates, What’s New, What’s Happening

Presenter: Valerie Middlebrooks, CPA, Belfint, Lyons, and Shuman

Location: Ed Oliver’s golf course banquet room

Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Hors d’oeuvres and drink ticket following presentation

CE: 1 Insurance CE (DE,PA), 1 CFP, 1 CLE



Valerie C. Middlebrooks, CPA

Principal –  Belfint Lyons & Shuman CPAs – Tax and Small  Business

Valerie joined the firm in 2005 and then again in 2017 after working for a Top 100 firm in Bethesda, Maryland and a local firm in Delaware. A tax generalist with a strong knowledge base in providing compliance and advisory services to her clients, Valerie works closely with the many experts within the firm to address her clients’ varied circumstances. Valerie’s experience includes working with large privately-held companies, nonprofits, small businesses, high net worth families, and international businesses (and individuals), and has extensive knowledge leading an engagement team acting as a back-office tax department for a global manufacturer. Her widespread background provides a wealth of insight and expertise for the many issues her clients may face.

Valerie values the personal approach to accounting, preferring to meet face to face as she helps her clients navigate their tax returns, and understand their tax planning, estate planning, and transactions. Her personable nature, in addition to her technical mindset, help her clients align their personal and tax goals

Within the firm, Valerie’s priorities include team building, training, and employee advocacy. She believes individual and firm prosperity begins with teamwork. Along with internal team meeting participation, Valerie is called on to present on various tax topics for organizations such as the Delaware Tax Institute, DSCPA, and Cogency International

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – On Council
  • Delaware Society of Certified Public Accountants – Past President


  • University of Wisconsin – Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting and Marketing

Community Service & Awards

  • Fund for Women – Treasurer
  • Woman to Watch – Delaware Society of Certified


January 18, 2018
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Ed Oliver Golf Course
800 N. DuPont Road
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
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