Herb Harris, E. A., has owned the North Shore office of Padgett Business Services since 1990. He previously had a 17 year career as a commercial bank officer assisting individuals and small businesses with all aspects of their finances—investments, financing, business management. He now gives the owners of small businesses on the North Shore peace of mind by giving them sound business and tax advice each month and ensuring that all tax filings are done in a timely manner. Herb’s Peabody office is one of over 400 Padgett offices throughout the US and Canada.
Enrolled Agent (E.A.) is a designation awarded by the Internal Revenue Service recognizing his expertise in tax matters. To retain this designation, Herb attends several tax-related seminars and webinars throughout the year to keep him updated with the ever-changing tax laws and interpretations so he may better assist his clients.
He is a Past President of the Peabody Chamber of Commerce, Peabody Rotary Club, North Shore Business Forum and the South Essex Unit of the American Cancer Society. His many activities assisting the community earned him the coveted Harry Ankeles Community Service award from the Peabody Chamber of Commerce in 2002. Herb was equally involved in the Padgett community, having served as one of ten Padgett Advisory Board members. He is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents, National Association of Tax Professional and their state affiliates. Herb has presented seminars at the Enterprise Center in the past and has participated in the ”Ask The Export” program.