TRI-MERIT SPECIALTY TAX SERVICES
Tri-Merit is a professional services firm specializing in the calculation, documentation, and substantiation of R&D tax credits and other specialty tax services for companies of all sizes and across all industries. We have developed expertise and industry-leading best practices that allow us to serve your specialty tax services needs. Our highly experienced staff provides the accounting experience needed to understand unique tax credit opportunities, and the technical expertise over a wide range of industries to identify and substantiate them.
No matter how good our work is, we still know you have a choice in who you partner with. While we focus on industry leading methodology and processes in R&D tax credit and other specialty tax credits and incentives, we also uphold traditional customer service values. We look forward to answering your questions and finding sustainable tax credit solutions.
ANDY LANE | Partner
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In addition to leading Tri-Merit’s technical staff, Andrew still maintains personal involvement in many of the firm’s client engagements. His experience includes defending R&D tax credit audits at both the federal and state levels, and he regularly presents on the R&D tax credit, §179D deductions, and work opportunity tax credits.
Prior to founding Tri-Merit, Andrew spent over 13 years directly involved in various engineering and manufacturing roles with a broad range of companies and industries including:
- The Big 3 (General Motors, Ford and Chrysler),
- Tier-1 and Tier-2 automotive suppliers (Delphi, Visteon, American Axle, Metaldyne, etc.),
- Semiconductor (Intel, On Semiconductor and Applied Materials)
- Software development (EDS, UGS, and Technomatix)
- Professional engineering services firms (Fluor Corporation, Industrial Design Corporation, and Design Systems)
RANDY CRABTREE, CPA | Co-Founder
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Randy conducts CPE seminars around the country on the R&D tax credit and has had numerous articles published on the subject.
PHIL WILLIAMS, JD, BSME | Managing Director-Engineering Services
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Prior to joining Tri-Merit, Phil spent five years with Tier-1 and Tier-2 automotive suppliers working as a Manufacturing Engineer and Controls Engineer, and an additional seven years as an Associate Attorney with a mid-sized law firm out of Detroit.
Phil holds a Juris Doctor specializing in Intellectual Property and Communications Law from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University. He works out of the firm’s Grand Rapids, Michigan office.
PATRICK KENNEDY | Managing Director-Business Development
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Prior to joining us in 2009, Patrick owned several highly successful businesses, and his career has included experience with mid-sized businesses up through Fortune 500 companies.
Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Minnesota State University – Mankato.