Rick has provided independent, global CPA services for Birchtree Global for 17 years. He has 30 years of experience in international tax and accounting. Rick provides a complete range of global tax services including international assignments, foreign national taxation in the US, US nonresident withholding requirements, US tax treaty applications, and taxation of international partnerships in a variety of industries including, software developers and services, green energy, television production, wood products, manufacturers, service, and business consultants. Rick has an uncanny ability to sort through complex global tax and accounting issues to find the most strategic solution for clients.
Rick’s experience includes international tax partnerships at Brady Ware, Gross Duke Nelson, Deloitte & Touche, and Price Waterhouse. Rick has directed large US international tax practices in Houston, Tokyo, Toronto, and Atlanta. He practiced in Tokyo and Toronto for 10 years. Rick has extensive experience with inbound and outbound business investment and served many multinationals as well as Fortune 100 companies. Rick was nationally responsible at Deloitte & Touche for technical matters involving international tax issues.
Rick leads the Integra International, US cross-border, tax group that is responsible for improving international tax capabilities. Rick has authored numerous articles and is a frequent speaker at tax conferences.
Rick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Tampa. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.