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Lynn has over twenty years of experience in the accounting industry specializing in federal domestic and international tax planning for businesses, pursuing optimization to maximize cash impact. Most recently, Lynn has advocated for privately held businesses through her testimony to the House of Representatives Committee on Small Business. Lynn highlighted how federal income tax policies including research and experimental capitalization, interest expense modifications, and the decrease in bonus depreciation are limiting cash in privately owned businesses and prohibiting innovation and growth. Lynn also leads Withum’s clean energy credit initiatives that have been significantly altered since the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act in August of 2022, including providing up-to-date information on the ability to elect the direct pay or transfer of the federal income tax credits.
In her previous firm, Lynn initiated, established, and co-lead the PPP & More Consulting team for purposes of disseminating information internally and externally regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, CARES Act, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and American Rescue Plan Act. This included leading multiple external webinars with over 3,000 participants, writing client alerts, as well as conducting internal trainings and the creation of standard PPP debt forgiveness and ERC reports.
Additional expertise that Lynn has, consists of having developed and led internal and external trainings surrounding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including overseeing client seminars, providing industry specific commentary on proposed regulations, and internal trainings with a focus on pass-through entity deductions and interest expense limitation rules. Formerly while working as an International Tax Manager with Deloitte, she was placed on assignment in Brussels, Belgium that entailed managing multinational U.S. tax compliance and IRS audits.
Lynn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. John Fisher College and a Master’s in Taxation from the University of Denver. She is a CPA, licensed in New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Most recently, Lynn was appointed as a Forbes Tax Contributor in February of 2021. Previously, she was an Associate Accounting Professor at St. John Fisher College from 2010-2019.
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