Bob Abel, CPA

Wealth Advisor


Bob Abel is financial consultant with XML Financial Group. Bob is also a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) with the accounting firm of Abel & Associates LLC (“Abel & Associates”). Bob has over 20 years’ experience helping people and businesses with their tax and accounting needs. He has extensive knowledge dealing with all aspects of individual and business tax preparation, including estate and trusts.  Review important information regarding the relationship between Bob’s outside business activity and  XML in his 2B Supplement which is linked below.

Education & Philanthropy

With undergraduate degrees in accounting and mathematics and a master’s degree in computer science, Bob has the academic know-how to address accounting conundrums. He is adept with major accounting software programs, such as Excel, Quicken and QuickBooks. Bob was a faculty member of James Madison University’s business school. He taught Principles of Accounting and Management Accounting to undergraduates. He has applied these accounting principles to the rigors of the real world, working to satisfy the needs of individuals and small businesses. Bob is enrolled to practice before the IRS. He is a member of the following professional associations:
  • American Institute for Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA)
  • National Association of Tax Preparers (NATP)
  • Association of Practicing Certified Public Accountants (APCPA)
  • In his spare time, Bob is an avid golfer.
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