Industry veteran Jeff Fritz joins Wipfli as a partner
March 28, 2016
Wipfli LLP, a leading CPA and consulting firm, announced that it has expanded its tax group
with the recent addition of industry veteran Jeff Fritz
who will join the partnership.
“We are thrilled that Jeff has joined the firm,” said Chuck Palmer, managing director of the Minnesota Region of Wipfli LLP. “With his extensive experience serving manufacturing and distribution companies and providing a range of tax services, he will be a valuable addition to the firm and our clients.”
Drawing from over 28 years of experience in public accounting with Deloitte, Fritz will provide tax consulting and advisory services to private equity, family-owned, and public companies ranging in size from start-ups through multi-billion in revenue. He will also be responsible for leading tax planning and tax compliance services for a variety of clients including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and their individual owners and stakeholders. Fritz consults with entities and their owners on a variety of tax matters including accounting methods, structuring, and transactions, guiding clients both in the assessment of opportunities and through challenging business decisions. He also coordinates the services of tax specialists to assist in areas such as state and local tax, international tax, and employee benefits.
Fritz’s specialties include providing flow-through tax solutions, tax planning, structuring related to mergers and acquisitions, tax provision analysis under ASC 740, tax incentives for manufacturers and developers and IRS and state examinations. Throughout his career, he has focused on serving companies in the manufacturing and distribution industry.
A certified public accountant, Fritz is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a licensed attorney and a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Fritz graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting. He also earned a juris doctorate from the University of Minnesota’s Law School from which he graduated cum laude and earned honors in legal writing.