About Christopher

Christopher Sivak is a partner in the Firm’s Tax & Business Services Group has over 25 years of experience specializing in taxation of businesses, nonprofits and individuals. Mr. Sivak works with his clients to define goals and objectives and implement strategies to accomplish them. He advises owners buying and selling businesses, including deal structuring, evaluating financing alternatives, and performing financial and tax due diligence.

Mr. Sivak’s expertise includes designing tax minimization strategies and consulting on compensation issues for businesses and employees. Mr. Sivak practices extensively in the areas of U.S. federal and state taxation specializing in corporate and partnership, including all types of pass-through entities and individual taxation. He advises clients regarding the tax ramifications of transactional structuring, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Sivak also has extensive experience as an advocate for his clients before the IRS and other taxing authorities.

Mr. Sivak’s fields of expertise are in the manufacturing, construction, wholesale/distribution, retail, real estate and service industries. He works with businesses of varying sizes in these industries, ranging from sole proprietorships to publicly held companies.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • University of Akron, School of Accountancy Advisory Board
Expertise

Mergers, Acquisitions & Dispositions
Deal Structuring
Due Diligence
Financing Alternatives
Transactional Structuring
Strategic Tax Planning

Industry Focus

Construction
Manufacturing
Real Estate
Retail
Services
Wholesale/Distribution

Education

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
University of Akron