An Opportunity for CPAmerica International Member Firms
to Gain Access to Crowe Horwath LLP National Tax Office Services:
Through membership in
CPAmerica, Crowe Horwath LLP’s National Tax Office offers an opportunity for
CPAmerica member firms to gain access to resources and specialists in the
National Tax Office. All CPAmerica member firms have the option to obtain these
services for an additional annual fee.
Overview of the Crowe’s National Tax Office Benefits:
A senior member of Crowe Horwath LLP National Tax Office (NTO) will be assigned to participating member firms. The NTO member serves as a single touch point that the member firm can call anytime to discuss Crowe’s expertise in various tax service areas and industries, and to facilitate a conversation with the appropriate Crowe Horwath LLP professional. Calls to the NTO member are free of charge.
time for technical consultations is billed on a time and materials basis at a discounted
rate from standard billing rates.
will waive a portion of professional fees incurred for technical consultations
each year for firms paying the annual enrollment fee.
Horwath LLP professionals will be available to participate as a member of the
client service team on large projects at the option of the member firm. Arrangements with the member firm and the
client can be negotiated on a project-by-project basis.
conducts one hour live bi-monthly tax updates via webinar. Members are invited to participate in the
live presentation and will have access to any collateral or recorded broadcasts
of the presentations.
also conducts webinars of varying lengths to cover special topics. Examples of recent topics include: Tax
Aspects of the Health Care Act, Practical Implications of the Tangible Asset
Regulations, Section 1411 tax, and Year End Tax Planning. CPAmerica member firms who choose to access
the NTO will have full access to these webinars, along with recordings and
Tax Services Profile:
National market position: Crowe Horwath
LLP was recognized as the fastest growing tax group of
all the top firms in the United States, by Public
Accounting Report (PAR) for the second consecutive year. (April 2010).
Tax depth and specialization: The Crowe
tax services group is comprised of more than 600 professionals – many with Big
Four experience – fully dedicated to tax specialization.
Experience: Crowe Horwath LLP works with
approximately one-third of the Fortune 1000, Forbes 2000, and Tax Executives
Institute (TEI) member companies in many of our geographic markets.
Crowe National Tax Office (NTO):
Leaders are accessible to clients to consult on complex tax issues.
NTO – Partial List of Service Areas:
for Income Taxes and Uncertain Tax Positions
and Benefit Plan Consulting
and Federal Taxation
Production Activity Deduction
Client Tax Services
Credits and Incentives
and Local Taxation
Controversy and Procedures
NTO – List of Industry Specialty Areas:
How to Join:
Lou Miller at email@example.com
Miller will initiate a call to discuss the types of issues the firm expects and
the firm’s tax client base to best assign an NTO liaison.
will send a one-year agreement for signature and an invoice for the annual fee.
will initiate a call to make introductions and establish the communication
protocol that is preferred by the firm.
bills will be issued monthly for routine calls and can reference clients if
preferred by the firm. Appropriate discounts and reductions will be clearly