Peter J. Scalise is a Director in the Tax Practice of Prager Metis CPAs, LLC a member of Prager Metis International Group. Peter serves as the Federal Tax Credits & Incentives Practice Leader for the Americas and is a highly distinguished BIG 4 Alumni Tax Practice Leader and has approximately twenty years of progressive CPA Firm experience developing, managing and leading multi-million dollar tax advisory practices on a regional, national, and global level.
Peter is a highly acclaimed thought leader in the fields of accounting and taxation with deep subject matter expertise in connection to designing, implementing and defending sustainable methodologies for specialty tax incentives including, but not limited to, research tax incentives; orphan drug credits; therapeutic discovery credits; accounting methods and periods; energy tax incentives in connection to green building envelope efficiency and benchmarking, solar energy, bio energies, fuel cells, wind turbines, micro turbines, and geothermal systems; and comprehensive fixed asset analysis incorporating principles of construction tax planning, cost segregation analysis and the final treasury regulations governing tangible property.
Peter is a renowned keynote speaker and an extensively published author on specialty tax incentives, tax controversy matters, and legislative updates from Capitol Hill for NAREIT, AGRION, USGBC, AICPA, ASTP, NATP, ABA, AIA, and TEI. Peter serves as a member of the Tax Faculty for CPAacademy, iShade and TaxConnections University ("TCU"). Peter serves on both the Board of Directors and Board of Editors for The American Society of Tax Professionals (“ASTP”) and is the Founding President and Chairman of The Northeastern Region Tax Roundtable, an operating division of ASTP.
- American Society of Tax Professionals (ASTP), Member of the Board of Directors and Board of Editors
- The Northeastern Region Tax Roundtable, a division of ASTP, Founding President and Chairman
- The Tax Professional Update, a bi-monthly publication of ASTP, National Tax Columnist
- TaxConnections, Tax Faculty Member and Contributing Tax Journalist
- iShade, Tax Faculty Member and Contributing Tax Journalist
- Parker Tax Publishing, Contributing Tax Journalist
- CPAcademy, Tax Faculty Member
- Alzheimer's Association - 2017 Manhattan Walk Chair
- MS, taxation, Pace University, New York
- BS, accounting, Hunter College, New York
Peter J. Scalise Named Chair for the 2017 Manhattan Walk to End Alzheimer's
Peter J. Scalise Named TaxConnections 2016 Top Tax Bloggers/Writers
Peter Scalise Named iShade Faculty Member of the Week 10.19.15
Peter J. Scalise to present at NYSSCPAs Conference November 9th
Peter J. Scalise to present at AICPA Real Estate & Construction Conference- 12/7/16
Peter Scalise to Present at the 9th Annual Film/TV Production & Finance Summit - November 9th, 2016
Peter Scalise Addresses the Collabrex Manhattan Chapter - October 25th, 2016
Peter Scalise Addresses the Collabrex Manhattan Chapter - September 27th, 2016
Peter Scalise Addresses the Collaberex Manhattan Chapter - May 23rd, 2016
Peter Scalise Addresses the Solar Tax Credit Market Exchange - April 28th, 2016
Peter Scalise Addresses the Collaberex Manhattan Chapter - April 25th, 2016
Peter Scalise to Present at Tribeca Film Festival - April 19th, 2016
Peter Scalise & Proformative Academy Presents "A Practical Guide to Identifying, Gathering, and Documenting a Sustainable Research & Development Tax Credit Claim” - November 20th, 2015
The Northeastern Region Tax Roundtable Returns to the Columbia University on October 7th, 2015 from 7:30AM to 9:00AM
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Peter J. Scalise featured in CPA Magazine, in an article entitled "A Practical Guide to the 2017 Tax Reform Plan" —October 02, 2017.
Peter J. Scalise featured in Accounting Today, in an article entitled "Startups Are Now Receiving R&D Tax Credit Payroll Refund Checks" —September 05, 2017.
Peter J. Scalise featured in Accounting Today, in an article entitled "Construction tax planning and accelerated depreciation planning" —July 14, 2017.
Peter Scalise featured in CPA Magazine article titled "Lights, Camera, Action and Tax Cut!"
Peter Scalise Featured in CPA Magazine article entitled "Aspects of the 2017 Tax Reform for Economic Growth and American Jobs"
Peter Scalise featured in CPA Magazine article entitled "IRS Issues New Administrative Authority Governing R&D Tax Credit Claim Filers"
Peter Scalise blog entitled "Tax Research Methodology" - TaxConnections.com
Peter Scalise featured in CPA Magazine article entitled "AICPA Requests Administrative Guidance by the Department of Treasury Governing the Enhanced R&D Credit Program" 2/10/17
Peter Scalise featured in CPA Magazine article entitled "A Practical Guide to the Enhanced R&D Tax Credit PrEligibler Eligable Small Businesses and Eligible Start-Ups."
The IRS Issues Final Treasury Regulations Governing R&D Tax Credit Claims"
Peter Scalise featured in Accounting Today article entitled " IRA Offers Guide to Tangible Property Regulation Compliance"
Alert: "Attention Internal Use Software R&D Tax Credit Claim Filers: Final Treasury Regulations Issued"
Peter Scalise featured in CPA Magazine article entitled "The Service Issues New Administrative Authority Governing TPR Compliance"
Peter Scalise featured in CPA Magazine article entitled "Construction Tax Planning: A Proactive Approach to Accelerated Depreciation Planning"
Peter Scalise blog entitled "The Enhanced R&D Tax Program Provides A True Path To Significant Tax Savings for Small Businesses - TaxConnections.com