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Simonic & Associates, CPAs | CPA Firm Jacksonville FL

Nick Simonic

Nicholas T. Simonic C.P.A., MACC

Nicholas T. Simonic is the President and C.E.O of Simonic, Simonic,Ratnecht & Associates, Inc. His experience spans all phases of corporate and personal taxes. Nick's expertise in auditing has taken him into working with charter schools, health care agencies, network marketers, churches and other not-for-profit organizations.

He also conducts financial, retirement and estate planning for individuals. Nick's guidance in business development plans and financial counseling are a large asset to owners of businesses, both large and small. He works extensively with attorneys, doctors, realtors, other business owners, ministers, and churches throughout the world.

Nick has used his extensive knowledge of taxes and accounting to publish numerous articles and produce audiotapes covering various topics. He has been invited, quite often, to speak for both public and private business organizations, including non-profit organizations.

Nick has authored several books and produced both audio and videotapes teaching Biblical financial principles. Nick is the president and founder of Gatekeeper Ministries, Inc. Under this organization Nick conducts various seminars, including the Living Debt Free By The Word Seminar, which is held in various venues nationwide. He can also be heard each Friday morning from 8a.m to 9a., on local radio station 88.1 fm during his weekly call in program.

Nick is also the creator and speaker of the Called to Accountability Seminar, which educates ministers, church leaders and other pastoral staff in the areas of taxes, management, record keeping and IRS compliance regulations for churches, ministries, and various other non-profit organizations.

Nick's educational background includes two Bachelor Degrees. One is in economics and the other is in accounting. He also holds a Masters Degree in accounting and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the AICPA and of the FICPA. Nick is also a Vietnam War veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart.

Sean Simonic

Sean M. Simonic MCSE

Sean M. Simonic has been with the firm for over 20 years. He is the managing partner and Vice-President. Sean heads up all firm administration and computer network administration. Sean also leads the Business Development Program and Planning Department. Sean travels the country to conduct client and team advisory boards for a select group of clientele.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Florida. Mr. Simonic also holds several Information Technology certifications including Microsoft MCSE, A+, Networking, Hardware & Software certifications.


Joann Ratnecht

Joanne F. Ratnecht C.P.A., MACC

Joanne Ratnecht is a partner and the Manager of the Tax Department.

Mrs. Ratnecht holds a Master of Accountancy Degree and her previous experience includes accounting work for the City of Fernandina Beach, FL, 10 years experience as the Tax Supervisor for Martin, Dolan & Holton in Glen Allen, VA., and Two years as the Tax Manager for Mann, Frankfort, Stein & Lipp Advisors, Inc. in Houston, TX.