About Devin Melton
Devin Melton, a distinguished figure in the realm of tax and advisory services, stands at the helm of Red Ring Tax and Advisory Services. Nestled in Desloge, MO, his firm casts a wide net, offering an array of tax and advisory services across Southeast Missouri and the St. Louis areas. Attorney Melton has carved a niche in civil taxpayer representation, diligently navigating through the intricate corridors of the Internal Revenue Service and state Department of Revenue Services. His expertise also extends to small business accounting, advisory, tax preparation, and strategic tax planning.
In addition to managing his firm, Attorney Melton plays a pivotal role as a Manager at one of the world’s largest tax preparation software companies. His proficiency in the field is evident through his assistance to over a thousand customers and hundreds of fellow tax professionals, unraveling the complexities of tax-related inquiries. During the bustling tax season, he adeptly manages a robust team of over 30 tax professionals, which includes Attorneys, CPA's, and EA's. His credentials are further embellished with a certification as a Tax Resolution Consultant, underscoring his capability to adeptly handle intricate tax resolution cases.
Academic excellence has been a consistent thread through Mr. Melton’s educational journey. He secured his Bachelor's Degree in Business Management - Entrepreneurship from Southeast Missouri State University in a remarkable three years, earning the Summa Cum Laude designation. Not resting on his laurels, he pursued and obtained his Master's in Business Management from the same university in just a year, achieving the Magna Cum Laude designation. His pursuit of specialized knowledge led him to the University of Missouri School of Law, where he graduated in the top 30 of his class with the Tax Concentration designation.
During his tenure in law school, Mr. Melton was not merely confined to textbooks. He actively assisted taxpayers through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) and supported small business owners by addressing their legal needs through the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic.
Away from the meticulous world of tax and advisory, Attorney Melton finds solace in the company of his family. His moments of relaxation are spent cherishing time with his wife Courtney, son Dayne, and their dog Molly, where he seamlessly transitions from a proficient tax professional to a devoted husband, father, and pet parent.