Managers

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Sean Haggard, CPA

Tax Manager

Sean Haggard joined Kaufman, Rossin & Co. in 2010 and is a manager in the Tax department. He provides accounting, tax and advisory services to clients ranging from start-up to multi-state to international operations. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked for the California Franchise Tax Board as an auditor.

Sean has a focused expertise serving technology and life science clients. He has more than 30 years of experience performing R&D credit analysis and assisting companies in qualifying and capturing research credits. In addition, he brings expertise to multi-state businesses with nexus reporting challenges inherent in SaaS and “cloud-based” business models. He works to minimize other state income and sales tax exposure as states move toward the “economic presence” doctrine reporting requirements.

Sean is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, California and Massachusetts. He is member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Accounting from California State University.