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Boenzi to Lead BKD’s National R&D Tax Credit Services Team
CHICAGO – Michael Boenzi has joined BKD’s National Tax Services (NTS) team as the managing director and leader of BKD’s Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit Services practice. He is based in the firm’s Chicago office.
BKD’s dedicated team of R&D Tax Credit Services professionals help businesses across a wide range of industries that develop new or improved products, processes, software, methods, formulations, inventions or custom machinery and equipment to reduce federal and state tax liabilities through the identification, quantification, documentation and defense of R&D credit claims.
Boenzi brings to BKD more than 20 years of experience as a recognized senior R&D tax credit leader, and federal tax credits and incentives consulting professional with prior experience at several global public accounting and consulting firms. He has experience building, growing and leading consulting service practices providing services to businesses of various types across a wide range of industries, from startups and middle-market organizations to Russell 1000 and Fortune 500 companies.
“We are excited to have a talented and proven leader like Mike leading our R&D tax credit team and serving our clients,” said Rob Wagner, managing partner of BKD’s NTS divisions.
Before joining BKD, Boenzi was a managing director and a member of the service line leadership team for a large international firm, leading R&D tax credit marketplace efforts in the central North American region.
Boenzi has a Bachelor of Science in accountancy from the University of Illinois and is a licensed CPA and Certified Data Analyst Executive. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Illinois CPA Society, Illinois Technology Association and the National Association of Manufacturers.