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Richard Jahn

Managing Director

Richard Jahn is in WTAS’ Private Equity and Hedge Fund Tax Practice. He has over 25 years of diverse tax experience, including extensive knowledge of alternative investments, partnership taxation and multistate taxation. Richard focuses on assisting investment partnerships with tax planning and compliance, fund accounting, fund administration, and structuring. Richard’s skills also include consulting with general partners and managers regarding their individual taxation, estate planning, audit defense as well as federal and state tax compliance for management companies.

Before joining WTAS, Richard was a Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Tax Services for a fund administrator. He worked with some of the world’s largest institutional and non-institutional private equity and hedge funds, domestic and offshore partnerships encompassing a variety of investment strategies, including buyout, real estate, fund of funds, mezzanine, and venture capital. Richard was responsible for the tax services provided to the administrator’s clients, which included responsibility for preparing and issuing more than 15,000 Schedules K-1 to limited partners annually. Before that, Richard was a Tax Partner in an international professional services firm.

Richard has been a speaker at private equity forums and has published several articles on tax issues affecting private equity funds and best practices for investment partnerships.