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Chicago, Illinois

  • Manufacturing, Transportation & Distribution
  • Transportation & distribution
  • Retail & consumer brands
Service Experience
  • Strategic federal tax
  • Tax
  • State & Local Tax

Rick Strohmaier




Executive summary

Rick Strohmaier has more than 11 years of experience helping public and private companies with tax issues. He specializes in state income and franchise taxes, but he has experience in federal tax, credits, sales and use taxes, property taxes and unclaimed property. He brings technical know-how and business perspective to assist clients with valuable tax solutions. He provides full-service income and franchise tax compliance and consulting, return review services to identify state tax-saving opportunities; tax structuring services to implement tax efficient alternatives; tax due diligence review services for M&As; state tax audit defense; voluntary disclosure and amnesty services; and project management over firm subject matter experts, including sales and use tax, property tax, credits and incentives and unclaimed property.


Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA — Illinois
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • Taxpayer Federation of Illinois
  • Chicago Tax Club



  • MAcc, Northern Illinois University
  • BA, Accounting, Michigan State University


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