Richard Shevak has been admitted to New York-based CohnReznick LLP (FY14 net revenue of $508.2 million) as a director in the firm’s tax practice.
Based in the Roseland, N.J., office, Shevak has 14 years of public accounting experience with an extensive background in providing tax services for clients in the manufacturing and wholesale distribution, retail, hospitality and technology industries. His expertise includes tax planning, consulting and IRS examination support in connection with accounting methods issues, including timing, UNICAP, LIFO, 199 and the repair regulations.
Prior to joining CohnReznick, Shevak worked for an accounting firm as a director in its strategic federal tax services group and was the leader of that firm’s western region accounting methods practice. He has also worked as an attorney advisor in the IRS Office of Income Tax and Accounting, where he provided advice on tax accounting method issues.
“We’re pleased to have Richard join our growing team of tax experts,” says CohnReznick’s Ken Kanter, MP of tax. “Richard’s years of professional experience assisting clients with their tax needs will continue to enhance our talent base, portfolio of services and relationships, and overall value that we bring to our tax clients in New Jersey.”