United States

RSM Adds to National Tax Team's Strength

Stefan Gottschalk joins Washington National Tax



RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – recently announced the addition of Stefan Gottschalk to the firm’s Washington National Tax team as a senior director.

In his new role, Gottschalk will provide tax consulting services to businesses and business owners, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate tax, and financial instrument tax issues. He will help clients acquiring or selling businesses or securities, financing or restructuring businesses, or entering into derivative financial instrument transactions.

“At RSM, we are focused on truly understanding our clients’ needs and helping them plan for success,” said Nick Gruidl, partner for RSM US. “Stefan’s diverse transaction tax experience will enhance our ability to understand our clients’ business transaction goals. We’re glad to have him on the team.”

Gottschalk has more than 16 years of experience at middle market-focused accounting firms, big four firms, and the IRS. He is a registered Certified Public Accountant in Illinois and an attorney in New York. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles on business taxation topics and co-authored American Bar Association comment letters on taxation of stock and derivative financial instrument transactions. He holds an LL.M. in taxation from New York University, a J.D. from New York Law School, a B.A. from State University of New York, University at Buffalo and attended the University of Southern California’s Intensive Accounting Program. He is based out of the firm’s Washington, DC office.

RSM’s purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities through world-class audit, tax and consulting services focused on middle market businesses. The clients we serve are the engine of global commerce and economic growth, and we are focused on developing leading professionals and services to meet their evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.

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