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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation, logistics, warehousing and distribution
Service Experience
  • Tax
  • Private wealth services
  • Corporate tax

Scott Harmsen




Executive summary


Scott Harmsen is a tax partner in Grant Thornton’s Milwaukee office. Harmsen has worked with middle-market family-owned and closely held companies his entire career. His focus is on assisting families and owners to minimize their total tax burden. With more than 26 years of tax experience serving the Milwaukee community and Wisconsin-based companies, Harmsen strives to deliver timely, integrated solutions to his clients.

Harmsen’s tax background includes experience in the following industries: consumer and industrial products, including manufacturing, distribution, and wholesale; construction; real estate; and financial services. Harmsen’s tax specialization includes family wealth planning and family tax compliance, transaction planning and assistance, and tax controversy matters.




Professional qualifications and memberships


  • CPA — Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants






  • BBA, Accounting, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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