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Amanda McKenna is a Partner with over 17 years of experience in the financial services space with an focus in tax services., Amanda has extensive experience in the alternative investments industry. She specializes in providing tax compliance and consulting services for venture capital, private equity, and hedge funds. Her primary focus is on partnership structures, including stand-alone entities, master-feeder structures, offshore funds, fund of funds, real estate entities, management companies, and general partner entities. Amanda has a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding fund structures and brings a creative approach to her clients’ tax planning. She provides practical solutions to complex tax issues and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their investment goals while minimizing tax liabilities.

Amanda is experienced in working with both domestic and international investment funds and advises on various structuring options to determine the best tax efficiency and impact on U.S. and non-U.S. limited partners. Her comprehensive knowledge of tax laws and regulations has proven invaluable to her clients in navigating the ever-changing tax landscape.

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As an active member of the firm’s Women in Financial Services initiative, Amanda is passionate about mentoring and supporting the development of future generations of female accountants. She also serves as a committee member on the New York State Society of CPA’s Taxation of Financial Instruments and Transactions Committee.

Work Hard/Play Hard

Outside of the office, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors. Her hobbies include bike riding and gardening.

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