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For a Florida sales tax attorney with the experience and skill necessary to help you with your tax issue, get in touch with The Law Offices of Moffa, Gainor & Sutton. With over 50 years of combined legal experience in this field, this firm has helped countless people with their Florida tax problems. It has handled tax issues for almost every Florida industry and is one the few premier firms that concentrates on the Florida tax controversy. This team is dedicated to protecting you from problems with the Florida Department of Revenue and specializes in Florida sales tax audit defense, so you can rest easy when you place your tax problem in the hands of a lawyer at this office. This firm is comprised of skilled attorneys who have accounting  and CPA licenses. They want to be there for you to offer you their experience and expertise for all your tax audit, tax litigation and state tax planning needs, so go ahead and contact an attorney at this firm today. 


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Practice Areas


  1. Tax: 60%
    21 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    17 years
  3. Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion: 20%
    17 years



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Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Alicia Simone James

    Mr. Sutton is very knowledgeable. An asset to the Avvo community.


    Alicia James Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mansoor Hussain Ansari

    James Sutton is a reliable and efficient sales tax attorney. I consult his firm regularly on state tax issues.


    Mansoor Ansari Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Moffa, Gainor, & Sutton, P.A.

8875 Hidden River Pkwy
Suite 300
Tampa, FL, 33637

Law Offices of Moffa, Gainor, & Sutton, P.A.

1 Financial Plz
# 2202
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33394



FLMember in Good Standing199809/08/2015

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderMoffa, Gainor, & Sutton, PA2011 - Present
Senior AssociateArthur Andersen1998 - 2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida BarN/A1998 - Present
Florida Institute of Certified Public AccountantsN/A1996 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Brandon Home Theater, Inc. vs. FL Dept. of RevnueSettled for a confidential amount
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/ALLM in Tax Law1999
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Mississippi State UniversityN/AMasters in Taxation1995
Stetson UniversityAccountingBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
South West Chapter of FL Society of AccountantsFlorida Sales & Use Tax2013
Lorman Education - Tampa FLFlorida Sales & Use Tax2013
Lorman Education - Sarasota FLFlorida Sales & Use Tax2013
FICPA MEGA ConferenceFlorida Sales & Use Tax Trends2013
FICPA Industry ConferenceFlorida Sales Tax Pannel Discussion2013
Association of Certified Fraud ExaminersCurrent Trends in FL Sales Tax Fraud2013
Suncoast FICPA ChapterFlorida Sales and Use Tax - Current Topics2012
North Central Chapter of FICPAFlorida Sales and Use Tax - Current Topics2012
Stetson University Collect of Law (2002-present)State and Local Tax2002