Corey Wat, CPA, MBT, MSA
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Corey has over fifteen years of tax consulting experience in servicing large and closely held business entities. He has spent the majority of his career assisting high-growth companies in the manufacturing, consumer market, financial institution, real estate and professional service industries. Additionally, Corey has extensive experience with developing cutting-edge federal and multi-state tax reduction strategies. He has also successfully represented his clients in front of the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, and other government agencies.
Prior to joining the Firm, Corey was a senior tax manager with KPMG in Los Angeles for six years. During his tenure at KPMG, Corey provided tax services to some of the firm’s largest clients in the Los Angeles office. In this capacity, Corey has developed an expertise in the following subject areas: “inbound” and “outbound” international tax issues, tax controversy matters, tax accounting methods, corporate acquisition strategies, financial institution taxation, partnership taxation, multi-state income and franchise tax issues, and accounting for income taxes under ASC 740.
Corey received a Master’s of Science in Accounting from California State University of Fullerton and a Master's in Taxation from Golden Gate University. Corey is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of CPAs.