Thomas M. Stafford, CPA, earned his CPA certification in 1983. Specializing in the tax field since 1979, Tom has a broad spectrum of experience in individual, expatriate, international and small business tax issues. After graduating cum laude from Saint Francis College in 1978, he joined a regional Philadelphia based public CPA firm as a tax department specialist. After seven years of wide ranging experience he joined a Fortune 100 company as a manager/director of its international expatriate tax department. In 1987, Tom and William J. Paulsworth established their own public accounting firm. Since then the practice of Stafford & Paulsworth has successfully grown into a firm that provides tax, accounting, and financial planning services both internationally and domestically.

Tom is the father of three children. He and his wife reside in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Tom is a member of PICPA, SHRM and The National Foreign Trade Council.


William J. Paulsworth, CPA, received his Certified Public Accountant license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1986. Bill has worked extensively in the individual and expatriate tax field since 1979 providing tax services to individuals and expatriate consulting to multinational fortune 500 companies. He has developed expatriate tax equalization policies and documents, which are part of companies international assignment programs.

Bill is currently enrolled in the American College's Chartered Financial Consultant Program (CHFC). The CHFC program focuses on the comprehensive financial planning process, which takes a holistic view of financial planning. Bill is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and the National Foreign Trade Council.

Bill graduated in 1978 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree. He is married with three children and currently resides in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

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