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Lenny is a Tax Partner with over 16 years of public accounting experience. As leader of the Life Science Tax Practice, he specializes in corporate and pass-through taxation, advising clients on R&D credit opportunities, Qualified Small Business Stock, M&A transactions, Section 382 limitations, transfer pricing and equity-based compensation. Lenny also has extensive experience with individual taxation, advising clients on charitable planning, business succession and tax controversy.

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Lenny serves as Treasurer for the Whitinsville Golf Club, and Chairman of the Northbridge Historic Commission. He is a Member of the Northbridge Community Preservation Committee and the Northbridge 250th Anniversary Celebration (2022).

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In his free time, Lenny enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and building a homing pigeon loft at home in Hopkinton, MA.

Latest Thinking

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Unexpected Tax Bills Hindering Innovation for SBIR Grant Recipients

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 introduced significant changes to the treatment of research and experimental (R&E) expenses for tax purposes. Under the new rules, which took […]

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Fireside Chat: Payroll No Longer Fully Tax Deductible In 2022?!

R&D Capitalization makes its crash landing onto 2022 tax returns! Historically, companies performing R&D have enjoyed a full deduction for these costs and likely an R&D credit to boot. R&D Capitalization […]

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Insights on R&D Capitalization

Lenny Smith, Team Leader of Withum’s Life Science Tax Services discusses R&D Capitalization.

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