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Kurt A. Siebenaller

Partner, CPA
248 368 8895

Partner Kurt Siebenaller joined Baker Tilly’s Michigan commercial practice in 2017. Kurt brings more than 20 years of experience serving as a strategic business advisor to a number of industries including construction, real estate and manufacturing. He has extensive knowledge of tax compliance issues, federal state and local tax planning, business forecast projections and business planning. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Kurt served as a principal at a nationally recognized firm.

Experience

  • Advises clients on developing and implementing strategies for improving operating efficiencies and identifying growth opportunities
  • Experience providing value-added recommendations with regard to construction, real estate and manufacturing tax regulations including tax-deferred exchanges, passive activity regulations and IRS code 460 strategies
  • Collaborates with management to identify tax strategies and corporate restructuring efficiencies to minimize risk specifically in the area of manufacturing
  • Specializes in year-end tax planning strategies for corporations, partnerships and individuals
  • Assists clients in transitioning businesses from one generation to another

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Board Member
  • Construction and Financial Management Association (CFMA), Board Member
  • Mechanical Contractors Association, Member
  • Michigan State University Alumni Association, Member
  • Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, Former Board Member
  • The Judson Center Development, Building and Ground Committee, Former Board Member
  • Construction Association of Michigan, Former Member
  • Michigan Technical Academy, Former Treasurer

Thought Leadership

  • How to Read and Understand Your Financial Statements, MITA Future Leader Development Program, 2015-2017
  • Healthcare and Accounting, MITA Conference, 2015-2016
  • Regulatory Update, Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association
  • Health Care Reform, presented to MITA, AGC Michigan, Builders Exchange, and other local trade associations
  • Critical Business Measurements, Entrepreneur Organizations Accelerator Program
  • Construction Accounting and Financing, National City Bank
  • Business Strategies Overview, Small Business Seminar, National City Bank
  • Sweeping Changes for the Economy, Creative Business Solutions
  • Accounting and Tax Issues, Starting Your Own Business Seminar Series, Ann Arbor SPARK

Education

Michigan State University (East Lansing)
Bachelor of Arts in accounting