Robin S. Wittum - Tax Senior & Consultant

Robin S. Wittum


Ms. Wittum is a dedicated, reliable, customer service and results-oriented tax and accounting profession with an excess of a decade of diversified and increasingly sophisticated Private Industry and Public Accounting & Tax experience. Immediately after earning her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Phoenix, Robin Wittum assumed management of a struggling entertainment company, which she was instrumental in successfully transforming it into a profitable business.

Ms. Wittum brought this invaluable business experience to her next position, A staff accounting position with a Local Boutique Tax and Public Accounting firm in which she was responsible for full charge bookkeeping and for tax planning, preparing and processing various business entity and individual income tax returns. She was also charged with maintaining the firm’s management information structure.

Having accumulated more than seven years of tax preparation and accounting experience, Ms. Wittum was promoted to senior accountant at that same CPA firm, where she was trained to function as the acting CFO for numerous of the firm’s clients. In her role as senior accountant, Ms. Wittum was also responsible for handling monthly, quarterly, and annual book closings; preparing and filing state tax, sales tax, and payroll/FICA tax returns; and finally, preparing a variety of additional tax returns, including individual income tax returns, corporate tax returns, fiduciary income tax returns, and information returns. She also was charged with training the firm’s tax and accounting staff. She has many years of experience in representing clients in Federal and California Tax Audits, Tax Controversies, Protests and Appeals.

Ms. Wittum is currently preparing to sit for the California Uniform CPA exam and plans on pursuing a Master’s Degree in Taxation after that.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Accounting from the University of Phoenix
Associate Degree in General Education from Harper College
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, Major: General Education

Ms. Wittum’s specific experience areas include:
Business Accounting, Monthly and Quarterly and Annual book closings and adjustments.
Business and Corporate Taxes, Planning, Compliance and Controversy
Individual Income Tax Preparation – from simple to complex
Payroll (FICA) Tax Compliance & Controversy
Sales Tax Compliance & Controversy
Trust return preparation and Controversy
Certified as a QuickBooks Pro Advisor
Tax Research
Tech Oriented; Experience with most common General Office Applications