Michael Brennan, CPA, is a tax director at Anchin as well as a member of the Firm's Technology, Compensation and Benefits Services Group, Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industry Groups.
Michael services a wide range of clients including high net worth individuals, corporations and partnerships. His clients include companies that range from early stage start up all the way to well established multi-national companies, doing business in multiple states and countries. Michael develops appropriate tax-planning strategies to guide his clients through each phase of their business’ lifecycle. Michael also advises clients on Qualified Small Business Stock (Section 1202) and is able to help his clients identify what Federal and State tax credits & incentive programs they may qualify for.
As a member of the Firm's Compensation and Benefits Services Group, Michael advises clients on equity compensation plans such as stock options, restricted stock plans, phantom equity plans, 83b, 83i, as well as deferred compensation plans.
Michael is also a frequent speaker at internal and external events speaking on a wide range of tax topics and is deeply involved in the Firm’s mentorship program where he plays a key role in the recruiting, development, and training processes at Anchin.
Michael is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
- Compensation and Benefits
- Tax Planning and Compliance
- Architecture and Engineering
- 6 Recent Tax Law Changes That Technology Companies Need to Know July 25, 2019
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed into law over a year ago, has ushered in many changes that impact taxpayers, and in particular, technology companies. Following are six tax law changes that technology companies should be aware of before filing their annual income tax returns.