David Thaw

Head, Tax Department at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

David Thaw

David Thaw

Head, Tax Department at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

Biography

David Thaw
Executive Vice President
Experience

David is a member of the board of directors at Gumbiner Savett Inc. and currently heads the Tax Department. He has over 20 years of experience in public accounting, including 10 years with Ernst & Young, LLP and KPMG LLP. During his tenure at Ernst & Young, he was a member of its Partnership Tax Group, a national network of specialists in the field of partnership taxation.

David has experience advising clients during all stages of business activity such as formation, operations and dispositions. He is responsible for overseeing compliance with regards to client income tax reporting obligations. David is also well-versed with income tax provisions for public and privately held companies.

A significant amount of David’s practice is in the area of real estate and hospitality. His clients include hotel operators, developers, homebuilders, funds and other owners of commercial and residential real estate.
service areas

Tax Consulting & Compliance for Public and Privately Held Entities
FAS 109 and Fin 48

clients served

Real Estate
Hospitality
Manufacturing & Distribution
Entertainment
Service Providers

activities memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
BOMA of Greater Los Angeles, Member
Urban Land Institute, Member

articles speeches

179D Energy-Efficiency Tax Breaks. July 2011
A Powerful Energy-Efficiency Tax Break for Commercial Property, Commercial Property Executive, July 2011
Tax Relief Laws Could Give US Retail a Shot in the Arm, Estates Gazette, Spring 2011
Taking Advantage of Tax Provisions, Commercial Property Executive, December 2010
Real Estate Tax Planning for 2010, Commercial Property Executive, October 2010
The Carried Interest Debate: Legislation That Threatens the Real Estate Industry, Commercial Property Executive, August 2010

education

B.S., Accounting, University of South Carolina
Masters of Science in Taxation, University of South Carolina

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Managing Director, Audit & Accounting Shareholder at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Shareholder at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Shareholder at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Managing Director at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Director of Client Services at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Shareholder at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Partner at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Shareholder at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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Executive Vice President at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.

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David Thaw
Head, Tax Department at Gumbiner Savett, Inc.
Education
Master's of Science in Taxation

The Darla Moore School of Business is the business school of University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, United States.

Memberships
Member
Current

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants provides vocational education in accounting. The company provides services to the accounting community, regulatory bodies, and other organizations. It also operates in Jersey City, Washington, and Lewisville. It was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

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ULI, the Urban Land Institute, is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. ULI Founded in 1936, ULI now have members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines working in private enterprise and public service. A multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates an open exchange of ideas, information, and experience among industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. Members say ULI provide information they can trust, and that ULI is a place where leaders come to grow professionally and personally through sharing, mentoring, and problem solving. With pride, ULI members commit to the best in land use policy and practice.

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Current

California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) efforts cause CalCPA members to be viewed as leaders in professional competency and integrity by clients, employers, the public and government officials.

Career History
Head, Tax Department
Current

Gumbiner Savett Inc. (GS) has been providing a full spectrum of financial services including auditing, taxation, and business advice since 1950. They bring a real-world point of view to the needs of individuals and middle-market private and publicly-held businesses.Their team approach allows clients to get to know their experts, who are able to provide solutions to an array of complex questions. Their size allows them to provide the highest caliber of professional service to clients in local, national and international business communities. They work proactively with their clients and maintain an open line of communication at all times.

Professional
Prior

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax, and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Professional
Prior

Ernst & Young LLP engages in the provision of assurance, tax, transactions, and advisory services. It offers audit, business risk, technology, security risk, and human capital services. The company was founded by Arthur Young and Alwin C. Ernst in 1989 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Other Affiliations

David Thaw is affiliated with Gumbiner Savett, Inc., KPMG LLP, Ernst & Young LLP

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