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Renate Gase

Renate Gase – Tax Manager

Renate Gase is a highly experienced Certified Public Accountant who serves the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing as a Tax Manager.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Arizona, Ms. Gase spent several years with the IRS as a Revenue Agent (Auditor) before joining the private sector as a Tax Preparer, Accountant and Tax Consultant. As such, she brings to the firm the important and valuable perspective of someone who has worked on both sides of the federal tax compliance and tax audit processes.

At the IRS, Ms. Gase analyzed the books and records of various individual and business taxpayers to determine if their returns were substantially correct. She also completed over 400 individual, corporate, and partnership examinations with issues ranging from real estate professional, §754 step-up basis, partner basis, S-Corporation shareholder basis, anti-money laundering, preparer penalties and stock received as compensation.

Following her time at the IRS, she worked her way up over several tax seasons to function as a Tax Senior engaged in tax preparation, tax planning and tax controversy representation at several boutique Tax focused CPA firms throughout the Southern California area, assisting individual taxpayers as well as businesses, including high-level preparation of partnership, individual and corporate tax returns using advanced tax software.

Most recently, Ms. Gase worked as Tax Manager at Apollonian Accounting & Bookkeeping Services, where she oversaw the installation and general management of the tax department of a boutique start-up accounting company.