William Kuhlman is a partner in Marcum's Philadelphia office and a member of the Firm's Tax & Business Services division. He is also the National Leader of Marcum's Research and Development Tax Credit Group. He came to Marcum in 2015 via the Firm's merger with Smart Devine, a leading full-service accounting firm in Philadelphia, where he was managing director for the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Consulting Practice. Mr. Kuhlman has spent the last 20 years consulting with middle-market U.S. corporations and was instrumental in the success of national, regional and boutique R&D tax consulting practices.
His prior work experience includes spending three years as a federal tax services director with a New York City accounting firm that was subsequently combined into Smart Devine. At the predecessor firm, he developed a specialty R&D tax credit incentives practice. Mr. Kuhlman was responsible for accumulating approximately $50 million in R&D tax credits for clients including multinational companies.
He also held leadership roles at other national and regional R&D professional service firms. Mr. Kuhlman has 30 years of progressive tax experience and more than 20 years of R&D tax credit specialization.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Pennsylvania Association of Certified Public Accountants
- Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants
- Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
Bachelor of Business Administration
Michigan State University
Masters of Science in Finance
The passing of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hike (PATH) Act of 2015 introduced many exciting changes related to the Research and Development (R&D) Tax ....