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Deborah Keenan, CPA

Director, Tax

Debbie has a depth of expertise providing accounting, assurance, and tax planning & compliance solutions for: complex commercial corporations & partnerships with special allocation issues; U.S. citizens and residents who are officers, directors, or shareholders in foreign corporations; U.S. companies with international compliance requirements; and high net worth individuals and families.

Debbie is a tax strategist, advising companies and shareholders on challenges and opportunities stemming from cross-border expansion and the unique tax regulations in each country. Her expertise includes withholding tax requirements, income tax nexus, apportionment issues, filing options, tax credit rules, tax treaties, transfer pricing, reporting of foreign financial assets & foreign bank accounts, and questions of how the evolving US tax code impacts international transactions.

Debbie advises the firm’s high-net-worth clients on minimizing income, gift, and estate taxes while maximizing cash flow and protecting assets. Today’s tax environment is constantly changing, and Debbie proactively advises clients on how seemingly small changes in the tax code can significantly impact their tax liability. Her proactive and innovative approach to tax planning enables AAFCPAs’ clients to decrease both their current and future tax liabilities and achieve compliance with confidence.

Education

  • University of Massachusetts Boston – Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Accounting

Prior Experience

  • Scott A. Goffstein & Associates, LLP – Partner (1992-2020)

Service

  • South Shore Horsman’s Council – Former Treasurer
  • Town of Pembroke Recreation Commission – Former Chair