CPA, Audit Partner
With more than 19 years of experience, Scott Szeliga is a partner in CohnReznick’s Baltimore office. He provides audit, accounting, and tax services to tax credit syndicators, real estate owners and developers, renewable energy companies, and governmental entities. He also works extensively with many of the firm’s New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) clients, Community Development Entities (CDE’s), developers, financial institutions, and investors in complex tax credit transactions.
As a member of the Firm's Tax Credit Advisory team, Scott specializes in serving clients in engagements involving the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program and co-leads the NMTC practice group. He works closely with Community Development Entities (CDEs), developers, financial institutions, and investors in complex tax credit transactions. His NMTC experience consists of consulting and providing audit, compliance, and other assurance services to CDEs, investors, and qualified active low-income community businesses. He is recognized throughout the industry and is a frequent speaker at NMTC conferences. He has also published articles relating to various NMTC topics.
Scott has been involved with CohnReznick's Renewable Energy Industry practice since 2012. He works closely with clients that own and operate solar, wind, and fuel cell projects using partnership flip and leaseback structures. He has worked with engineering procurement and construction (EPC) and tax equity clients.
Throughout his career, Scott has worked with clients in various sectors of the real estate industry including multifamily and commercial development. He also works with clients that qualify for the IRC Section 42 low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC). He is recognized as an authority within CohnReznick for anyone seeking guidance on the flow of LIHTC’s to fund level entities. In addition, he is responsible for planning, supervising, and reviewing the fieldwork on his client engagements.
B.S., Accounting, Finance, Mount Saint Mary’s University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants