WALTER T. PIETRZAK. JR., CPA
Walter T. Pietrzak, Jr. is a skilled Tax Principal at Barneke and Anderson, LLP with nearly fifteen years of experience in all aspects of tax and financial planning.
As a member of the firm, Walter provides tax consulting, planning and compliance services. His expertise includes consulting on tax incentives and multi-state tax matters for corporations, partnerships and individuals. He works with clients in a wide range of industries including professional services, wholesale/distribution, manufacturing, restaurant, and retail, as well as others.
More importantly, Walter specializes in solving problems. He can take a tough situation for any client, and strategically correct the issue. At the same time, Walter has developed a thoughtful and practical tax-planning methodology. Once all problems are resolved, clients get integrated into a well-oiled process with a prudent plan for the future.
Walter focuses his work on closely-held business owners and their companies to find tax efficient solutions to the issues they face. This focus gives Walter an edge over other CPAs and tax professionals. As a self-made man who has worked his way up the corporate ladder, he understands the dedication and effort it takes to earn a living, and values the insight he can provide his clients so that they are secure in their financial decisions and outlook.
After receiving a Bachelor’s of Business Administration, Accounting from Salem State University in 2002, Walter became the Staff Accountant for O’Brien, Riley & Ryan, P.C., where he worked for three years. He participated in all aspects of the firm, including financial statement preparation, audit engagements for Local Unions, Defined Benefit Pension Plans, 401k Retirement Plans, and Not for Profit Organizations. Additionally, he provided on-going advice and assistance to clients, including representation before the Internal Revenue Service and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue for various compliance related audits.
Walter exhibits great proficiency in the following tax returns:
- Complex individual,
- Not for profit,
- S-Corp, and
Water is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
When not working, Walter enjoys spending time with his wife and children.