Engineered Tax Services (ETS) is proud to announce that specialty tax expert Peter J. Scalise, B.S., M.S. is now National Tax Practice Leader and Executive Managing Director, serving out of the New York office. Peter has over 15 years of progressive public accounting experience developing and leading multi-million dollar tax practices on both a regional and national level for the global Big 5 CPA Firms.
Prior to joining ETS, Peter developed and led a $ 5.5 million dollar tax consulting practice in the Northeast for a Big 5 firm. Peter is a highly acclaimed thought leader in the fields of accounting and taxation who is well published in the areas of taxation, financial accounting pronouncements and international financial reporting standards. He has successfully advised clients ranging in size from leading middle-market to Fortune 100 companies on the Research Tax Credit, with tax savings ranging from approximately $100,000 to well over $100 million per client.
Peter’s thought leadership in connection to the research tax credit encompasses all aspects, including assistance with technical issues; designing, implementing and defending multi-year look-back research tax credit studies (i.e., both pre- and post-IRS Tier 1 Audit Directive); and the identification of exposure items for purposes of ASC 740 and FIN 48. He has also overseen the automation of clients’ research tax credit information-gathering processes across a diverse group of industries including, but not limited to, Aerospace & Defense; Technology Companies including Software and Electronics; Global Manufacturers; Telecommunications; Transportation; Energy, Natural resources, and Chemicals; Food Science; Life Sciences including Bio-Technology, Pharmaceuticals, and Medical Devices; and Financial Services for 3rd party sale, lease, license, software and internal use software development.
“We are incredibly excited to have Peter as part of the ETS team,” said Julio Gonzalez, CEO. “His experience and knowledge fit perfectly with the exceptional service and ability our clients have come to expect. Peter’s expertise is an outstanding additional service that we are now able to provide our clients from which I know they will see great results.”
About Engineered Tax Services (ETS)
Engineered Tax Services (engineeredtaxservices.com) is the only qualified professional engineering firm that has its own licensed engineers, including LEED Accredited Professionals, as well as tax experts, from CPAs to a former senior IRS executive, on staff. ETS marries the science of engineering with the principles of tax and accounting to arrive at financial solutions that result in increased cash flow, minimized tax payments and maximum return on investment and energy. These IRS-sanctioned services include Energy Tax Credits, Energy Policy Act Certifications (179D Studies), Cost Segregation Studies, Research and Development Studies, Repair and Maintenance Studies, Historic Tax Credits Studies, Engineering Insurance Appraisals, Energy and Carbon Audits.