Gary leads all tax credit offerings for CRG, including Research and Development Tax Credits.
Prior to joining, Gary was a Senior Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ State Tax Consulting Group specializing in state income, franchise, and sales and use taxes. During this time, he has performed numerous state tax projects including apportionment, state modification, and unitary studies. He has prepared and reviewed multistate tax returns for multistate income and franchise tax clients. Gary also emphasizes in state and local income tax consulting, and audit representation.
Gary also specialized in providing multistate tax consulting services to high technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, and retail companies. Gary was instrumental in drafting Section 602 of the 1996 Federal Telecommunications Act. This section provided for an exemption from local taxes for direct broadcast satellite providers. Gary is also actively involved in the telecommunications tax reform movement.
Prior to joining PwC, Gary was employed at another “Big five” Accounting firm. During this time, he prepared federal and state income and sales and use tax returns for numerous clients. Gary has also worked as a business tax consultant for a local C.P.A. firm.
Gary earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University and his law Degree from Loyola Law School. He has also completed the Institute of Property Taxation’s Sales and Use Tax School. He is a member of the California State Bar.