Gregory L. Mudd, CPA
Greg is the Head of ORBA’s Tax Department. He has more than 20 years of experience specializing in taxation of closely-held businesses and high net worth individuals. He advises owners buying and selling businesses, helping them with deal structuring, evaluating financing alternatives, and performing financial and tax due diligence. His expertise includes designing tax minimization strategies, compensation issues for businesses and employees. He also coordinates the service offerings of other advisors, such as attorneys and bankers, to small business owners.
Greg practices extensively in the areas of U.S. federal and state taxation specializing in pass-through entities and individual taxation. He advises clients regarding the tax ramifications of transactional structuring, and merger and acquisitions. He also has experience as an advocate for his clients before the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing authorities. He works with businesses of varying sizes, ranging from sole proprietorships to family offices, to publicly-held companies in the manufacturing, wholesale/distribution, service and not-for-profit industries.
Greg is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he teaches “Taxation of Closely-Held Entities and Their Stakeholders.”
Having worked at both large and small public accounting firms Greg is able to work with his clients to define goals and objectives and implement strategies to accomplish those goals. He is known for his ability to communicate with clients in a way that makes them feel comfortable. Greg knows that the tax world can be complex and he works with his clients to help them understand those complexities.
Greg enjoys golfing and fly fishing on the rivers and streams of Michigan, Wisconsin and the western United States.