Your accounting, bookkeeping and other financial needs are in capable hands.
Based in the heart of the Irish community in Yonkers, Tuffy & Associates offers a full range of accounting, tax, and small business consulting services to clients locally and throughout the tristate area.
With more than 20 years of experience, coupled with a focus on quality and an ability to provide our clients with fast, accurate answers, our accounting firm based has become the top choice for many tristate businesses who are looking to hand over their accounting and financial needs to a professional team.
Here at Tuffy & Associates, we will listen to your concerns, then tailor a service that is specific to you, whether you’re an employee filing taxes on a yearly basis or a large company with many workers.
Meet the Team
Paul Tuffy, Managing Director
Paul began his accounting career with Silver Screen Partners/Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex in New York City. In the years leading up to the establishment of Tuffy & Associates, he worked at the Livingston, N.J., firm of McEnerney, Brady & Company, in the areas of corporate and individual taxation. He also served as an assistant vice president at Merrill Lynch & Company, specializing in partnership accounting and private equity funds.
Paul is an enrolled agent with the Internal Revenue Service, which demonstrates significant tax knowledge to represent his clients. Enrolled agents are granted unrestricted rights to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and demonstrate special competence in tax matters, adhere to ethical standards, and are required to stay current with tax law and regulation by completing a minimum of continuing education annually. He also holds Financial Securities Licenses in Series 7, 63 and 65.
Paul is a current member of the New York State Society of Independent Accountants and a member of the National Conference of CPA Practitioners.
Esther Mitchell, Accounting Controller
Esther Mitchell, a native of County Meath, is a graduate of University College Dublin. In 2009, she graduated with an Honors degree in Diagnostic Imaging – Radiography. From there, she began working at Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar. Having decided it was time for a change of scenery (and weather), she accepted a graduate visa to the United States.
Accounting and finance turned out to be a natural fit due to her past academic achievements in mathematics. In addition to her professional and academic endeavors, she has a keen interest in health and fitness.
Rose Sullivan, Bookkeeper and Tax Preparer
Rose, who has roots in Counties Donegal and Offaly, joined the firm in 2020. She attended St. Margaret of Cortona School in Riverdale and graduated from Academy of Our Lady of Good Counsel in 2014.
She then attended West Virginia University and went on to major in Business Administration at SUNY WCC. Her prior experience in the hospitality industry brought her to Tuffy & Associates, where her personality and attention to detail made her a perfect fit. She is currently in the process of becoming an enrolled agent with the Internal Revenue Service.