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Kristen Chapman




Executive summary


Kristen is a seasoned practitioner focused on serving clients within the firm’s Corporate Tax Solutions practice focusing on credits and methods and periods. She and her team work closely with the Washington National Tax Office to bring clients value added tax consulting services.


Kristen has  18 years of experience providing a variety of tax consulting services to clients in multiple industries. Kristen specializes in strategic tax projects including the research and development tax credit, capital cost recovery studies, repair and maintenance studies, fixed asset outsourcing, and accounting method analyses. Kristen also has experience in audit sustainment and assisting clients throughout the IRS and state Department of Revenue exam process from field-level examinations through appeals.r.






Kristen has provided services to both publicly-traded and privately-held clients in diverse industries including: pharmaceutical, medical device manufacturing, plastics manufacturing, food and beverage processing, biotechnology, industrial and commercial manufacturing, automotive supplier and OEMs, technology and software development, financial services, and transportation and distribution. 




Professional qualifications and memberships


Kristen is a licensed as a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 






Kristen received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accounting from Central Michigan University. 


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