ABOUT THE ULTIMATE TAX EXPERIENCE
Taxes With a Twist
The Ultimate Tax Experience, LLC is a full service tax and accounting firm located in Atlanta, GA. We are dedicated to helping each client with their individual tax needs and consistently go the extra mile in order to do so. We are current on all aspects of tax law and updates. We are members of the National Association of Tax Preparers, hold QuickBooks ProAdvisor Certification and can be found on the IRS tax preparer directory.
Most people dread all things tax and deathly fear the IRS. Fear no more! We are here to make life easier for you by accommodating all of your tax and accounting needs. We are not the typical tax office that shuts its doors on April 15. We are always accessible and are there with our clients every step of the way – from tax planning to tax preparation. The Ultimate Tax Experience, LLC was established in 2007 and is an authorized e-file provider. We began only completing personal tax returns, but over the years we have expanded to offer a full range of accounting services for individuals and small businesses.
INDIVIDUAL TAX RETURNS
The Ultimate Tax Experience
BBB® Accredited since 2020
Erica Heyward, EA
Erica Heyward began preparing tax returns for friends and family at her dining room table in 2006. Today, she is a highly sought-after tax and small business expert and the owner of the Ultimate Tax Experience, a premier boutique accounting firm that services individuals and businesses located in Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia.
She is a Savannah, Georgia native and graduated from Savannah State University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. In 2011, she graduated from Keller School of Management with a Masters in Financial Management. She began her career in Corporate America in 2006, moved on to higher education in 2009 and completed tax returns on the side. In 2015, her growing clientele enabled her to leave her full-time job and pursue tax full time.
What sets her apart from the rest is that she truly cares about her clients, soothes their tax jitters, and gives one on one assistance to everyone from the W-2 employee to large corporations grossing $1M per year. She simplifies the complicatedness that is the world of tax with ease. She is dedicated to helping each client with their individual tax and business needs and consistently goes the extra mile in order to do so.
Lisa B. Brock, EA, MBA
LICENSED TAX PROFESSIONAL
Lisa is a native Atlantan with over 10 years of tax experience and 35 years of investment and banking expertise. She has her bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies from Georgia State University and her MBA from American Intercontinental University. She is an Investment Specialist and assists clients with retirement reviews. Lisa enjoys assisting clients with achieving financial goals which includes tax planning for the future. She receives satisfaction in taking the fear out of tax preparation and relieving stress for her clients. Lisa takes personal interest in our clients offering much more than financial expertise.
Lisa is a proud mother of a daughter and a son-in-law. She is enjoying her new role as a grandmother of 2 baby boys. Since Lisa is so personable, you will hear her pride when she talks about Julien and Milo.
CLIENT RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE
Portia Cutter is a Savannah native and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at Savannah State University. She is our Onboarding Consultant and part time Bookkeeper. If you’re having your taxes prepared remotely, she is the first voice you hear once you submit your questionnaire. She is dedicated to communicating effectively with the clients and making sure all of the information needed is gathered and organized properly.
BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR
Margot is a native from Louisiana and has lived in Georgia for the past 17 years. Having worked corporate accounting for more than 20 years, Margot has learned innovative ways to effectively streamline financial processes to help industry businesses grow. Her experience and desire has motivated her to extend knowledge and expertise to helping others achieve financial success within their business. She also has over 5 years of tax experience and is currently pursuing certification as an enrolled agent.
Contessa is a native of Sylvester, GA and has lived in Atlanta since 2008. She is currently pursuing a Bachelors in Accounting and studying for her Enrolled Agent certification. She is an experienced Tax Professional with expertise in income tax planning, compliance, and reporting. She has extensive knowledge of the Tax Code and has worked with numerous clients to optimize their tax strategies.
Contessa believes in the value of relationships and views every client relationship like a partnership. She truly believes that our success is a result of your success. Contessa takes pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience, and financial acumen.
Wislene Calixte is joining us with 18 years of experience in the accounting field in various industries. Her past experiences include accounting roles that entail servicing investments portfolios at Mellon Financial and State Street and small businesses at several accounting firms. Ms. Calixte received her BSBA from Suffolk University in Boston and went on to attain an MBA at Nichols College. Her most recent role as Senior Accountant brought her to the area. Ms. Calixte moved to Atlanta in December of 2021 with her two boys.