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About Equity Search Inc. nationwide

At Equity Search Inc., our philosophy is ensuring your long-term success. A tax problem is most often only a symptom of a bigger financial problem. We not only fix the tax problem, but also devise a plan and strategy to get you on the right track to future financial success.

The professionals at Equity Search Inc. have decades of combined experience in giving tax help and solutions to businesses and individuals. Our quality of service has earned us a well-known reputation and a large list of clients, who think of us as family members.

More Than a Number

With us, you are more than a number. You'll talk over your problem with tax professionals, not a salesperson, who gives you guidance on the path to take to solve your tax problem and achieve a bright financial future.
William J. Fritton IV
William J. Fritton IV (Bill) is the principal owner of Equity Search of Wilmington and Philadelphia, serving the regions of Southern New Jersey, Delaware and Eastern Pennsylvania. Bill joined Equity Search in 1991.

Bill holds an MBA from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College. He is an Enrolled Agent licensed to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue service, and is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents. He is also a Graduate Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute.

Bill is based at the Washington, D.C. headquarters.
William J. Fritton III
William J. Fritton III (Bill) is the principal owner of Equity Search of Washington, D.C. Bill joined Equity Search in 1988. Bill has extensive experience in financial management, business turnaround, and creditor and IRS/State tax workout situations.

Prior to joining Equity Search, Bill served four years as CFO of a computer leasing company. He spent 14 years in CFO and other financial positions with GTE and subsidiary operations in consumer electronics, product service and telecommunications.

Bill is a member of both the American and Virginia Societies of Certified Public Accountants, the Turnaround Management Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is a certified public accountant in the state of Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Norwich University and an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Bill operates the Washington, D.C. headquarters.
John J. O’Neill
Before founding the business in 1984, John O’Neill (Jack) worked with the Collection Division of the Internal Revenue Service for more than a decade, progressing from field revenue officer to chief of processing and insolvency to group manager, and onto his final position as senior technical advisor.

He holds a degree from Canisius College and is a certified enrolled agent licensed to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. Jack operates our Buffalo, New York, headquarters in West Seneca, New York.


• Former Member of the IRS Task Force, Which Rewrote the IRS Manual on Bankruptcy & Insolvency Proceedings
• Director on the Board of a Number of Western New York Businesses
• Investor for Local Businesses
• Member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents & the New York Enrolled Agent Society