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Paul Helderman is a Tax Partner with WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum) based in Whippany, NJ. His primary focus is on federal corporate income tax issues, including advising on income tax accrual matters, tax department internal controls, tax compliance, taxing authority audits and tax planning.

With more than 30 years of tax consulting experience, Paul has worked with numerous Fortune 50, 500 and 1,000 corporations, advising on federal corporate income tax matters. Paul has worked with clients across various industries, including consumer goods, industrial products, biotechnology and pharmaceutical.

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Prior to joining Withum, Paul spent eight years with the Federal tax practice of PwC LLP (PwC) based in Florham Park, New Jersey, where he served as Tax Director. During his time spent with PwC, Paul was routinely consulted in connection with the audit of the income tax accrual included in the financial statements of numerous notable SEC registrants, some of which included the income tax accounting impacts of multibillion dollar acquisitions and dispositions. Paul also directed various tax compliance and consulting projects while with PwC.

Paul resides in Bergen County, NJ with his wife and two boxer dogs. Paul enjoys golfing, cycling, fitness, traveling and is also an avid sports fan.

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