Robert Nowak

Robert Nowak

Partner, CPA · +1 (312) 729 8016

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Robert Nowak, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 2018. He brings more than 20 years of experience in providing proactive tax consulting and planning services to clients in the real estate, construction and tax-exempt industries. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Robert was a partner at a national accounting firm.

  • Expert in the areas of flow-thru taxation, IRC Section 460 (long-term contract tax accounting)
  • Thought leader in execution of 2017 Job Creation & Tax Act strategies
  • Experience structuring joint ventures, IRS dispute resolution and succession planning
  • Assists in identifying opportunities for expansion and/or divestiture of business lines
  • Deep understanding of business transition issues in concert with financial considerations
  • Highly regarded expert in the area of partnership taxation
  • Regularly consults on complex 704(b) and 704(c) issues, deferred exchanges, tenant-in-common transactions and Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) transactions
  • Regular content contributor and author for numerous technical and trade publications
  • Subject-matter expert on tax-exempt issues related to unrelated business income tax, compensation reporting and related party transactions
  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • Associated General Contractors
  • Builders Association
  • Chicago Building Congress
  • Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • Former member of Great Lakes Tax Exempt Council




Northern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science in accountancy

DePaul University
Master of Science in taxation

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