Meredith Kowal, CPA
Senior Manager, R&D Tax Credit Services
Meredith is a senior manager in Aprio’s Tax practice, specializing in R&D Tax Credit, meals and entertainment (M&E) and Section 199 studies. She has over nine years of experience serving clients in a variety of industries, including technology, manufacturing, retail, hospitality and aerospace.
Meredith works with clients to identify and secure tax savings opportunities. She calculates federal and state R&D Tax Credits, conducts M&E analyses and performs Section 199 studies to maximize the benefit clients receive. Meredith also ensures that clients have qualitative documentation to substantiate their credits and deductions, providing peace of mind. She is known for her attention to detail and unparalleled client service at every step of an engagement.
Meredith also works with clients to identify and secure international R&D services. These include services relating to Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentive program, as well as R&D tax credits for companies operating in the United Kingdom.
Meredith earned her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Georgia. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.