Sarasota, FL - Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that Tina Neihardt has passed all three parts of the Special Enrollment Examination to obtain her designation as an Enrolled Agent (EA).  As an Enrolled Agent, she has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.  Tina began her career with Kerkering Barberio in September 2012, and her primary area of practice is in accounting for small businesses and individual and business taxation.

"Tina came to the firm with a great deal of accounting experience.  With having obtained the EA designation, she will be able to provide even greater value to the clients we serve.  We are proud of her success in this endeavor," said Bob Clarke, Shareholder.

About Kerkering, Barberio & Co.

Kerkering, Barberio & Co. is one of the largest independent certified public accounting firms in Southwest Florida and offers a wide range of services to businesses, organizations, and individuals.  The firm has been serving clients since 1972.  Kerkering, Barberio & Co. has three locations:  1990 Main Street, Suite 801, Sarasota, FL; 6320 Venture Drive, Suite 203, Lakewood Ranch, FL; and 4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 600, Tampa, FL. For more information, visit or