Research and Development Tax Credit Team

Experienced team. Proven results.

Wipfli's dedicated national team of research and development (R&D) tax credit experts consists of seasoned tax professionals specializing in R&D tax credits. The team helps businesses recognize tax savings opportunities available from the R&D tax credit to lower tax liability and, therefore, increase cash flow available for other needs.

Valerie Fedie Valerie Fedie

Valerie works with a variety of clients to provide R&D tax consulting services to maximize R&D tax credits. Her extensive experience includes planning, supervising, and executing R&D tax incentive projects as well as providing federal and sate audit support services. Valerie enjoys helping clients overcome challenges and maximize opportunities with new product or process improvements.

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Christopher Blaylock Christopher Blaylock, CPA

Chris has been serving middle market companies in the private sector since he began his career in 2002. He specializes in financial accounting and reporting matters and related business considerations to help clients achieve their goals. Because he has worked with clients in a variety of industries, he is able to leverage his broad experience to maximize the value of the R&D tax credit for his clients.

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Kendra Goodman Kendra M. Goodman, CPA
Senior Manager

Kendra Goodman works with a variety of clients in various industries to provide research and development (R&D) tax consulting services. Her strong focus on the R&D area has resulted in extensive experience with new product development and process improvement.

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Greta Heike Greta Heike, CPA

Greta consults with a variety of clients in various industries to help them understand R&D opportunities in relation to new product development and process improvement and then helps to maximize available R&D credit benefits.

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Schultz_Christina Christina Schultz, CPA
Senior Manager, Tax

Christina Schultz, a tax senior manager on Wipfli's research and development (R&D) tax credit team, has extensive experience involving both research and expenditure deductions under Section 174 and costs eligible for the R&D tax credit under Section 41.

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