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Michael Sinese




Executive summary


Michael Sinese is a Tax Partner based out of the Philadelphia office of Grant Thornton LLP and also serves as the Atlantic Coast Market Territory Leader for the Capital Cost Recovery (CCR) practice.


He is a member of the Strategic Federal Tax Services group and specializes in various tax fixed asset studies, including Cost Segregation and all facets of the Tangible Property Regulations including Repairs Maintenance and Disposition studies.


In addition, Michael has assisted with Accounting Methods, Research Tax Credit studies, Section 199 (Domestic Production Activities Deduction) studies, Treasury Section 1603 energy grant certifications and the preparation of tax returns for various entity structures.


Michael has been with Grant Thornton for over nineteen years. His experience includes both the tax and engineering aspects of fixed asset studies. This dual knowledge lends itself to several efficiencies when performing a study. Michael also serves as Grant Thornton's National Tax Lead for the Life Sciences Industry where he focuses on driving growth and achieving measurable and sustainable value for life sciences companies.


Before joining Grant Thornton, Michael gained more than two years experience in public and private accounting, providing tax consulting and assurance services to middle market clients in the medical, technology and hospitality industries. Since joining Grant Thornton, Michael has been heavily involved through various tax consulting projects in the Life Science, Consumer Industrial Products, Technology, Construction, Real Estate, Hospitality, and Financial Services industries.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA — Pennsylvania
  • American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants — Member



  • Villanova University — BS in Accounting

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