Senior Tax Partner, Douglas Sirotta, returns to EY after 11 years at BDO
Ernst & Young LLP has announced that Douglas Sirotta has been named a senior tax partner in the firm’s Seattle practice. In his 25-year career, he has served as a strategic advisor to multinational corporations and entrepreneurial businesses on domestic and international tax issues, including corporate structuring, tax reporting, compliance, strategic tax planning, ASC 740 (FAS 109), and mergers and acquisitions.
Sirotta started his career in Ernst & Young LLP’s Los Angeles office, later moving to a regional accounting firm to serve as a partner, where he managed its San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles offices and was the National Business Line Leader for Tax. He has worked with companies in a variety of industries, including software, computer hardware, communications, entertainment, retail and wholesale, clean tech, professional services and manufacturing.
“Douglas brings more than 25 years of complex, strategic tax planning to our clients. He is a sought-after speaker and highly regarded for his advisory skills among C-suite executives,” said Dan Smith, Seattle Office Managing Partner. “It’s especially rewarding to welcome a returning alumnus of the firm.”
Sirotta earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in economics from California State University, Northridge, and his master’s degree in taxation from Golden Gate University. He is a certified public accountant licensed to practice in Washington and California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.