Chris Sivak

CPA
Partner

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Chris has over 25 years of experience specializing in taxation of businesses, nonprofits and individuals. Chris works with his clients to define goals and objectives and implement strategies to accomplish them. He advises owners buying and selling businesses, including deal structuring, evaluating financing alternatives, and performing financial and tax due diligence. His expertise includes designing tax minimization strategies and consulting on compensation issues for businesses and employees.

Chris practices extensively in the areas of U.S. federal and state taxation specializing in corporate and partnership, including all types of pass-through entities and individual taxation. He advises clients regarding the tax ramifications of transactional structuring, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Chris also has extensive experience as an advocate for his clients before the IRS and other taxing authorities. His fields of expertise are in the manufacturing, construction, wholesale/distribution, retail, real estate and service industries. He works with businesses of varying sizes in these industries, ranging from sole proprietorships to publicly held companies.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
  • The University of Akron
  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • University of Akron, School of Accountancy Advisory Board

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