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Tara Nicholson



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Tara NIcholson, CPA, Partner


Tara is a partner at Withum with over 15 years of income tax experience serving both privately and publicy owned companies in addition to industry experience in the finance department of a publicly traded energy company. She has a passion for client service, serving as a mentor and leading training initiatives. Her specialties include advising clients on tax matters including accounting for income taxes and income tax compliance. She assists companies ranging in size from start-up operations to over $1 billion in revenue with both domestic and international operations. She is a member of the firm’s National Tax Services Group and Women of Withum.

Tara holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Hope College. She is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey, New York and Illinois. Over her career she has been the recipient of awards for distinctive client service, innovative strength, and marketing strength. At Withum, she has also served as a member of the Firm's internal tax quality inspection program.

Tara participates in the adoption of families in the Chicago area through the Notre Dame Food Pantry of Clarendon Hills, has served as an assistant coach with the American Youth Soccer Organization and volunteers for various opportunities in the local public school. Tara loves to be active and plays in a women's competitive paddle tennis league, enjoys playing golf and pickleball with friends, and being a mom of two young girls.

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