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Our September 22nd dinner speaker will be Heather Dean, CPA from HPG. She will present State and Local Tax – Areas of Heightened Risk

posted Sep 1, 2016, 5:46 AM by IMA NCTRIANGLE   [ updated Sep 1, 2016, 5:52 AM ]
September 22nd, 2016
Dinner Meeting 1.5 hour CPE

Prestonwood Country Club

Tax Topic - State and Local Tax – Areas of Heightened Risk
Heather Dean, CPA
HPG Tax Partner
Heather will discuss heightened areas of risk in state and local tax, including ability to combine for reporting purposes, treatment of computer software for sales and use tax, sales apportionment methodologies, revised models for nexus standards, and other areas of controversy.

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Heather L. Dean


Heather has 19 years of experience in public accounting.  She joined Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP in January 2005 and became a partner in 2008.  She was previously with PricewaterhouseCoopers

, LLP in Raleigh and prior to that, the regional firm, Hill, Barth & King LLC, working in offices in both Ohio and Pennsylvania as a tax supervisor.


Heather manages the Firm’s corporate tax practice.  She works with clients in a variety of industries including biomedical and pharmaceutical, software and technology development, manufacturing and distribution, and venture funds.  Her experience in these industries includes corporate and partnership tax compliance, including international and multistate tax, tax provisions under ASC 740 (FAS 109) including FIN 48 implementation, as well as business planning and consulting, including mergers and acquisitions.


Education and Professional Affiliations

B.S., Accounting, Magna Cum Laude
Mercyhurst University, 1996

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

North Carolina Association of CPAs


Community Affiliations

American Bar Association, Tax Section, Associate Member
Leadership Raleigh 22, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Graduate
Triangle Adult Soccer League, Coed Soccer Team, Member
Triangle Business Journal Women in Business Award, 2011
Leadership Raleigh Alumni Association, Past Treasurer, 2008-2010
Triangle Business Journal “40 Under 40” Award, 2009



Sep 1, 2016, 5:46 AM