Tax Warrior Chronicles

3 Promoted to Managing Associates at Top Tax Firm

Posted on Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Philadelphia – The Shareholders of Drucker & Scaccetti (D&S), a strategic tax planning and consulting firm based in Center City, announced the promotion of three of its associates to Managing Associates. Effective January 1, 2020, the firm’s new Managing Associates are Mya Lofton, CPA; John Mesko, Jr., JD; and Michael Rock, CPA.


“After another year of significant growth in our firm, we are pleased to promote these bright and talented professionals as they advance in their careers,” says Jane Scaccetti, CEO. “These professionals bring multiple career experiences demonstrating D&S’s commitment to growth and development. Ms. Lofton started as an intern at D&S, Mr. Mesko took a

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Top Tax Firm Welcomes 4 New Shareholders

Posted on Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Philadelphia – The Shareholders of Drucker & Scaccetti (D&S), a strategic tax planning and consulting firm based in Center City, announced the promotion of four of its principals to Shareholder. Effective January 1, 2020, joining the Shareholders are Chris Catarino, CPA, MT; Rachel Kieser, CPA, MT; Dottie Leonardi; and Dan Marques, CPA, MT.


We are excited to invite the talent of Chris, Rachel, Dottie and Dan into the equity ownership of the firm. There are many reasons for excitement in addition to their outstanding skills. This group represents home-grown talent,  lateral hires from other firms, and non-client interfacing talent. Having degrees from Moravian College and Villanova and

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The Tax Warriors Turn 30! A Look Back at 1990.

Posted on Wed, Jan 08, 2020

By: Eric R. Elmore


In 1990, the City of Philadelphia was immersed in a financial crisis and on the verge of bankruptcy. Randall Cunningham led the Eagles to the playoffs and the city’s first skyscrapers, Liberty One and Two, were completed—much to Billy Penn’s chagrin. 1990 is also the year Drucker & Scaccetti was born. Join us in celebrating our 30th anniversary as we look at 30 other significant events from 1990. How many do you recall?


Here is a list of some top events from around the world that occurred in 1990.  They are in no specific order, nor it is an exhaustive list.  


  1. The first web server founded the World Wide Web and the first web page is written.
  2. Germany reunified
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VIDEO - Tax Day is Coming!

Posted on Wed, Apr 10, 2019

In our Center City Philadelphia headquarters, we proudly and prominently display our Tax Warrior Mantra. The words (written by the late Reese Palley) and images (illustrated by the late Tony Auth) were created specifically for The Tax Warriors® at Drucker & Scaccetti.  The Mantra captures the spirit of our firm and its quest to always be fearless and tireless advocates for our clients and protect the assets of those we serve.  This year's tax season video lays to rest the "dancing accountant" of previous years and brings our Mantra to life in an epic, "Game of Thrones" inspired visual. Click below to enjoy it, share it, and to leave your comments.  

Special thanks to Arsenal MediaWorks and

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The Other "Super" Team in Philadelphia...

Posted on Mon, Apr 09, 2018

Helping our clients sustain and grow their wealth is our passion, and our equivalent of scoring a game-winning touchdown. In our tradition of bringing lightheartedness to the daunting tax season, our team of all-star professionals use football as a metaphor for taking our clients' wealth-building strategies across the goal line. So, we hope you enjoy and share this 2018 tax season video. We sure had fun making it! 


Taxes are a serious matter.  But, at Drucker & Scaccetti, a pillar of our core values is to always #HaveFun; even (and especially) in the midst of the long hours of tax season.  It's one reason we have been selected as a "Best Place to Work" by the Philadelphia Business Journal

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D&S Announces 4 New Principals and a New Manager

Posted on Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Philadelphia –Drucker & Scaccetti (D&S), a strategic tax planning and consulting firm, announced the promotion of five (5) of its team members; the largest promotion class in its 27-year history. Promoted to Principal are Chris Barbuto, Chris Catarino, Rachel Kieser, and Dan MarquesJoseph Criscuolo is promoted to Managing Associate.  The promotions are effective January 1, 2018.


“‘Always Growing’ is one of our firm’s core values.  Each of our newly promoted advisors has shown significant professional growth in the last year, consistently demonstrating the expertise needed to strategically solve problems for our clients,” said CEO Jane Scaccetti.


As principals, Barbuto, Catarino,

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Brand Evolution - The Tax Warriors' New Look...and Dancing!

Posted on Thu, Apr 13, 2017

With more than a quarter century of helping clients sustain and grow wealth, we at Drucker & Scaccetti unveil the evolution of our brand reflecting the vibrancy and passion we bring to our work as the region’s leading tax advisory and consulting firm. Today, we introduce our new logo and redesigned website. And, as expected, there is dancing involved.


We’ve always known our people are our best asset.  The depth and breadth of their knowledge, experience and credentials brought to client engagements is a key differentiator in the accounting industry. This step in our brand’s evolution focuses on our people, culture and expertise.


The Drucker & Scaccetti tagline, Tax As A Business

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