Aprio Welcomes Scott Schapiro as PERC Partner in Atlanta Office

July 12, 2023

ATLANTA – Aprio, LLP, the No. 1 Fastest Growing Accounting Firm in the U.S., announced today that Scott Schapiro has joined the firm as Partner leading the Employment Tax and PERC (Payroll Employee Retention Credits) teams out of Aprio’s Atlanta, GA headquarters.

Schapiro joins Aprio as Partner after working closely with the firm as a strategic consultant, bringing his extensive payroll tax expertise to both grow the employment tax practice and lead the PERC team. With over 37 years of experience in payroll tax and a proven track record of delivering exceptional client experiences, Schapiro will deliver enhanced value and tailored solutions to clients, expanding Aprio’s capabilities in these critical areas and showcasing the firm’s commitment to expanding its service offerings and delivering comprehensive solutions to clients across various industries.

“We are thrilled to welcome Scott Schapiro as the leader of our national employment tax and PERC teams,” said Richard Kopelman, CEO and Managing Partner of Aprio. “Scott’s deep knowledge and vast experience in payroll tax, combined with his track record of providing innovative solutions to clients, make him the ideal choice to lead both practices. We are confident that his leadership will further strengthen our position as a trusted advisor in these important areas.”

Schapiro’s distinguished career includes serving as the National Partner in Charge of the Employment Tax Practice at KPMG, where he played a key role in advising clients on a wide range of payroll tax matters. Since 2020, he has operated his own firm, specializing in U.S. federal, state, and local payroll taxation. In his new role at Aprio, Schapiro will further strengthen the firm’s position as a leading provider of payroll tax consulting and compliance services with his expertise in M&A restructuring, worker classification, CARES Act eligibility, prior period remediation, and tax controversy.

“I am excited to join Aprio and lead both the employment tax the PERC teams,” Schapiro said. “Aprio has a stellar reputation in the industry, and I am impressed by their commitment to providing top-tier service to clients. I look forward to leveraging my expertise and working with the talented professionals at the firm to deliver innovative solutions and help clients navigate the complexities of payroll tax.”

For more information about Scott, visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottschapiro/


About Aprio:

Aprio is a premier, full-service business advisory and certified public accounting firm that advises clients and associates on how to achieve what’s next. Aprio’s associates work as integrated teams across advisory, audit, tax, outsourcing, talent solutions and private client services, bringing the best thinking and personal commitment to each client. Across practices, Aprio brings together proven expertise, deep understanding and strategic foresight for industries including Manufacturing and Distribution; Non-Profit and Education; Professional Services; Real Estate; Construction; Restaurant, Franchise & Hospitality; Government Contracting, and Technology and Blockchain. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Aprio has grown to over 1,800 team members. To serve clients wherever life or business may take them, Aprio’s teams speak more than 60 languages and work with clients in over 50 countries. For more, visit https://www.aprio.com/.

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