Blake brings over 14 years of public accounting experience to his client engagements and serves high net worth individuals and their related entities. He provides tax consulting and compliance services for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. Blake serves clients in all phases of the business cycle, including start-up businesses. His goal is to assist start-up businesses in monetizing available tax credits to maximize cash flow to fuel growth. Such experience includes research and development credits, including the payroll tax reduction election which can be accretive to cash flow. Blake regularly addresses multi-state tax issues, including apportionment and state-specific tax credits. In serving high net worth entrepreneurs, Blake often assists his clients in understanding the tax ramifications of an exit or liquidity event such as a sale or merger, all to maximize after-tax proceeds. Blake’s industry experience is broad and includes manufacturing, retail, distribution, entertainment, and real estate.
Blake obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and a Master of Science degree in Taxation from California State University Northridge. Blake is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California.
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