We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.


We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.


Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

The Company

Coastal Tax provides preparation and planning for individuals and small business owners.

We prepare Form 1040s for individuals, specializing in taxpayers who are in the clergy and ministry, employees of the Department of Transportation, authors, owners of rental properties, and educators. We prepare tax returns for other occupations as well.

We work with small partnerships, S-Corps, and closely held corporations.

We prepare fiduciary returns for estates and trusts.

The Team

Delmar C Gillette is the owner of Coastal Tax Preparation and Planning. A tax professional with 43 years of experience, Delmar has prepared tens of thousands of returns, each with the same dedication to integrity, honesty, and professionalism.

In addition to heading his own tax practice since 1977, Delmar is a gifted educator, having taught tax courses across the country. Starting with H&R Block in 1972 as a preparer and trainer, he later joined the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) and has taught classes and seminars at their state and national meetings for the past three decades.

Current association memberships include:

  • National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP)
  • National Society of Accountants (NSA)
  • National Center for Professional Education (NCPE)
  • American Academy of Tax Practice (AATP)

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