Rishi Parikh

Senior Manager, Tax


Rishi is a Senior Manager in KPMG’s Accounting Methods and Credit Services (AMCS) practice and is currently on rotation with the Washington National Tax (WNT) Federal Income Tax & Accounting group in Washington, D.C. Previously, Rishi was in the AMCS group based in the Dallas, Texas office where he focused primarily on Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits.

Rishi assists clients on tax planning and compliance matters involving accounting methods and periods. He has also assisted in representing clients before IRS on examination related to accounting methods and credits issues. Rishi specializes in the R&D Tax Credit, tax accounting for revenue and expenses, capitalization of costs, and inventories. In addition, Rishi provides assistance to KPMG firm professionals and clients on both procedural and technical aspects of tax accounting methods, R&D credits, and related issues, including the relevant impacts of tax reform.

Some of Rishi’s specific experiences include:

  • Assisting clients with documentation and substantiation of R&D Tax Credits.
  • Tax Reform Implications of the R&D Tax Credit.
  • Tax Reform implications related to accountings methods and the rate arbitrage.
  • Reviewing and helping clients adopt correct and advantageous accounting methods.
  • Facilitating IRS examinations to favorably settle client examinations.
  • Facilitating and leading projects that involve multiple other services, including state and local tax.

Rishi’s industry and project experience spans many industries including:

  • Automotive
  • Financial Services (including banking and insurance)
  • Consumer Products
  • High Tech
  • Industrial Products and Manufacturing
  • Medical Device
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
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