Tax articles

What to do When Checks go Unclaimed

Maybe it was lost, or got tossed out. Maybe the dog ate it. However it happens, unclaimed wages (and other property, such as commission checks, shareholder dividends, checks to vendors, and unredeemed gift cards) create problems for businesses.

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About Dara B. Sorah, CPA, P.A.

Dara B. Sorah, CPA, P.A. is a local Port Charlotte, FL CPA Firm providing local businesses and individuals with tax and accounting services. We know our small business owners take pride in their business - and we do too - which is why we work hard to reduce your expenses and increase your productivity. We also take our knowledge in savings and translate that to reliable tax services to help our individual clients maximize income and minimize taxes.

Interested in seeing how Dara B. Sorah, CPA, P.A. can help you with your tax or accounting needs? Give us a call at 941-979-8860 to schedule your free initial consultation. We look forward to working with you!

Meet Our Staff

Dara Sorah CPADara B. Sorah, CPA, P.A. graduated from the University of South Florida in 1997, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and became licensed in Florida in 2002. She has worked in the public accounting field since 1997 and has extensive review, compilation, taxation, and audit experience. In 2010, she opened her own firm, Dara B. Sorah, CPA, P.A.

Dara is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Since 1995, Dara has been living and working in the Port Charlotte community. She and her supportive husband have a combined total of five children. Dara’s eldest daughter is following in her footsteps by pursuing an accounting degree from her Alma Mater, The University of South Florida – GO BULLS!!!

Dara’s passion for quality, service and ethics flows into everything she does. She continually seeks to help and encourage others to become successful in all areas of life.

Toni LaVigneToni LaVigne holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida graduating with honors. She has been preparing tax returns for over 13 years, specializing in all types of business entities. She is proficient in Corporate Tax Returns, Partnership Tax Returns, Personal Tax Returns, Financial Statements, Tax Planning, Payroll Processing and Returns. She recently earned her IRS Enrolled Agent Certification. As a graduate from Charlotte High she has worked and lived in the community for over 23 years.

Jennifer SeegersDebra Baker  has over 20 years of experience in the fields of bookkeeping and accounting and is a Notary Public. After working as a Controller for a small manufacturing company in New York for 15 years, she moved to Florida with her two children to be closer to her parents. She now works with our firm as a bookkeeper and assists with preparation of tax returns.

When she’s not in the office or chauffering her children between school, sports, and dance, you can find Debra in the kitchen whipping up some delicious treats to share with her family, friends, and coworkers. Debra also volunteered with the Little League Organization for over 10 years sharing in her son’s love of baseball.