Shaune Scutellaro is a partner at CohnReznick and a member of the firm’s Technology and Life Sciences and National Tax practices. He has a background in corporate, partnership, and individual tax planning and compliance, including multi-state and international companies as well as private clients.
In addition to general accounting, Shaune’s experience in working with small start-up entrepreneurs includes setting up accounting methods, standards and procedures, state registration, and employment issues. Shaune has also worked closely with public entities and large public affiliated corporate groups, providing services that include corporate tax compliance, partnership tax compliance, sell-side due diligence for companies and shareholders, and ASC 740 work.
Shaune has knowledge and experience in both inbound and outbound international tax issues. In addition to providing US tax consulting and compliance services for multi-national corporations and partnerships, he worked extensively with submissions under the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program. His experience includes navigating and interpreting US tax treaties; reporting on foreign investment for US residents; and completing any necessary compliance for US citizens living abroad, US resident aliens, and nonresident aliens with US taxable income and FACTA reporting requirements.
Shaune's recent experience includes consulting with a multi-national telecom technology company on accelerated deductions in excess of $100M relating to software development accounting methods. He also advised a multi-territory equipment dealer on tax structuring to employ reduced corporate tax rates under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, saving millions of dollars over a 5-10 year projected timeframe. Before joining CohnReznick, Shaune worked for a local private accounting firm in Ocean County, NJ, as well as for a West Coast-based accounting firm.
14 Apr 20: IRS provides clarity on payroll tax deferral
15 Nov 20: AICPA national tax conference
BA, History, The College of New Jersey
MS, Accountancy, University of Phoenix
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Planning Committee
Entrepreneurship Committee, Member
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, Strategic Planning Committee
Federal Tax Interest Group, Chair
International Tax Subcommittee of Federal Tax Interest Group, Leader
Board of Trustees, Member
Content Advisory Board, Member