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Peter J. Scalise serves as the Federal Tax Credits and Incentives Practice Leader for the Americas at Prager Metis CPAs, LLC, a member of the Prager Metis International Group. Mr. Scalise is a distinguished Big Four Alumni Tax Practice Leader with approximately thirty years of progressive accounting firm experience developing, managing, and leading multi-million-dollar tax advisory practices on a regional, national, and global level.

Mr. Scalise serves on both the Board of Directors and Board of Editors for the American Society of Tax Professionals ("ASTP") and is the Founding President and Chairman of both the Northeastern Region Tax Roundtable and the Washington National Tax Roundtable, operating divisions of ASTP.

Mr. Scalise is also a prominent philanthropist who champions many charities nationwide in connection to poverty and hunger alleviation; economic development; health and social services; veteran and military service personnel along with preserving arts and cultural programs. Mr. Scalise is currently serving on the National Board of Directors for the Prager Metis Charitable Foundation Inc, a I.R.C. § 501(c)(3) organization and is the Founding Chairman of the Accounting Industry Leadership Council to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.

For a complimentary consultation, please contact Peter J. Scalise at pscalise@pragermetis.com or call (212) 835-2211.

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Industry Experience

    • CPA Firm Industry

Interests/Hobbies

  • Highly Renowned Tax Lobbyist, Lecturer, & Author
  • Philanthropic Leadership & Fundraising
  • Arts & Culture Supporter

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Experience

Prager Metis CPAs, LLC
New York, New York, USA 10017
Federal Tax Credits & Incentives Practice Leader
CPA Firm
2013 - Present
Peter J. Scalise serves as the Federal Tax Credits & Incentives Practice Leader for the Americas at Prager Metis CPAs, LLC a member of The Prager Metis International Group. Peter is a highly distinguished BIG 4 Alumni Tax Practice Leader and has approximately thirty years of progressive public accounting experience developing, managing and leading multi-million-dollar tax advisory practices on a regional, national, and global level.

Peter is a highly acclaimed thought leader in the fields of accounting and taxation with deep subject matter expertise in connection to designing, implementing and defending sustainable methodologies for specialty tax incentives including, but not limited to, R&D Tax Credits; Orphan Drug Tax Credits; Therapeutic Discovery Tax Credits; Accounting Methods and Period Planning; Energy Tax Incentives in connection to green building envelope efficiency and benchmarking, solar energy, bio-energies, fuel cells, wind turbines, micro-turbines, and geothermal systems; and comprehensive Fixed Asset Analysis incorporating principles of Construction Tax Planning, Cost Segregation Analysis and TPR Compliance.

Peter is also an eminent philanthropist who is currently serving on the National Board of Directors for the Prager Metis Charitable Foundation Inc, a I.R.C. § 501(c)(3) organization supporting dozens of highly diversified charities across the United States.

Education

MST, Taxation
Pace University
New York, New York, United States
BS, Accounting
Hunter College
New York, New York, United States

Associations and Societies

  • The American Society of Tax Professionals ("ASTP") (Member of the National Board of Directors & Board of Editors)
  • The Tax Professional's Update, a Publication of ASTP (National Tax Columnist & Editorial Director)
  • The Northeastern Region Tax Roundtable, an Operating Division of ASTP (Founding President and Chairman)
  • TaxConnections (Tax Faculty Member & Contributing Tax Journalist)
  • iShade (Tax Faculty Member & Contributing Tax Journalist)
  • Parker Tax Publishing (Contributing Tax Journalist)
  • CPAacademy (Tax Faculty Member)
  • Proformative Academy (Tax Faculty Member)

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