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Melinda Tolbert, a veteran entrepreneur with over 16 years of experience, unlocks the financial brilliance inside of elite entrepreneurs by providing them with proven wealth-building strategies to earn passive income. Tolbert is the esteemed Founder and CEO of RETAG (Real Estate Tax Advisory Group) and a Commercial REALTOR®.

Melinda provides Real Estate Professionals with the tools to understand their taxes and the steps they need to take when dealing with IRS and state tax problems. In the true “Melinda Tolbert” form, she has selflessly dedicated her life to designing ethical, innovative, and effective tax solutions meticulously tailored to every client’s unique circumstances. 

As a Certified Tax Coach, Melinda specializes in assisting real estate professionals in developing and executing proactive tax plans full of court-tested, IRS-approved strategies for risk reduction, asset protection, and tax minimization liabilities.

The award-winning Tax Advisor has consistently solidified her stellar reputation in the industry with several accolades that include:

  • Certified Tax Coach

  • Top 3 Tax Firm 2016-2020

  • Best of Columbus Tax Firm Hall of Fame

  • Masters in Commercial Property (MICP) designation

  • Certified Retail Leasing Specialist

  • Featured in 2018 Top Agent Magazine

  • Certified Negotiation Expert

Tolbert is an active member of several professional organizations. The National Association of Tax Professionals, the National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP), the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS), and the Columbus Board of Realtors. She also serves as an Advisory Board Member of CionSystems, Online Check Writer, and Instant Autographs.

As a wife, mother of three, and exemplary community member, Tolbert leads by example. She pours her warmth and open-mindedness into the hearts of her counterparts, clients, and everyone she encounters.

"My passion is helping elite entrepreneurs create new streams of income by teaching them how to invest in real estate, confidently." - Melinda Tolbert

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