About William

William Kuhlman is a tax partner in Marcum’s Philadelphia office and is Marcum’s Research and Development Tax Credits leader. Mr. Kuhlman has spent over 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 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.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • 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

Industry Focus

Architecture, Design and Engineering Services Firms
Financial Services
Technology Start-up Companies


Bachelor of Business Administration
Michigan State University

Masters of Science in Finance
Walsh College