John F. Eikenberg Jr

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John F. Eikenberg Jr


John is a Principal at the Firm, Director of Information Technology, and a Senior Tax Manager in the Tax Department.

He graduated from Mount St. Mary’s College with a BS in Accounting, and Business and Finance.

John has experience preparing financial statements and has previously worked on compilation, review, and audit engagements as part of the firm’s audit team. He is the firm expert for depreciation and fixed assets matters. John’s focus with the firm is preparing and reviewing complex multistate tax returns. He prepares and reviews the firm’s largest partnership and corporate tax returns. John has over 25 years of experience using CCH ProSystem fx Tax, the industry’s leading tax preparation software.

John has advanced IT Audit Training and has performing test of IT Controls as part of our Audit and Assurance Services. John is also a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor. He assists clients with their computer hardware and software needs. John is versatile in Accounting and Tax engagements and a senior member of the Audit Staff.

John is frequently asked to consult with the firm’s clients in many industries, including technology, financial services, transportation, manufacturing, distribution, food service, hotels, construction, real estate and rental activities. He has consulted on tax transaction issues and structuring for multiple merger and acquisition transactions as well as tax structuring of complex real estate transactions. As a Certified Business Exit Consultant (CBEC), John has advised many privately held businesses and their owners on the multiple ways an exit transaction could be structured, allowing them to strategically plan for the eventual transfer of their ownership in their largest asset.

John has prior government experience having worked for the U.S. Army Audit Agency. John is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Maryland Association of CPAs (MACPA) and has served on the MACPA’s Technology Committee. John is also a member of the International Exit Planning Association (IEPA).

John is one of the few accountants to be recognized by SmartCEO magazine as a SMART CPA. John is listed in the September 2012 issue as one of the Greater Baltimore Region’s Top Accountants as selected by SmartCEO readers.