It was early fall in 1969, and Esther Gulyas was a recently married woman with her first child on the way. It was then Esther decided to signed up to take a basic taxation course at Nationwide Tax, in Detroit, Michigan. She thoroughly enjoyed the class, and after completing the course she went on to work as tax preparer at Nationwide Tax for several years. Throughout her tenure there, she received countless accolades and promotions.
Esther then went on to work as a Manager at H&R Block. She managed a location in Detroit Michigan for several years, and was always superseding her territorial production goals year after year. She was then promoted to District Manager at H&R Block, in Buffalo, New York, where she held this position for 17 years.
She then was offered the position of President at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, where she served for several years. She was involved with all matters of operation from the inception of the corporation at Jackson Hewitt, and was instrumental in the development of the franchise plan for the tax service. Esther was personally responsible for recruiting and establishing Jackson Hewitt franchisees. During her time with Jackson Hewitt, she helped the company grow from approximately 12 offices to in excess of 250 offices.
Finally, Esther decided to develop her business skills further by opening her own tax firm, called EG Tax Service, in Buffalo, New York. She has been president and founder of EG Tax Inc. since 1991, where the corporation started by doing 300 returns.
Currently, EG Tax operates 28 offices, and its currently the second largest tax firm in Western New York.