Mr. Diaz advises corporate clients on state and local taxes, with an emphasis on income / franchise and sales / use taxes for multi-state entities.
He conducts reviews and structural planning related to acquisitions and dispositions, audit defense, tax compliance and the application of technology for state and local tax purposes. He also advises public sector clients in the public sector in the area of tax reform including designing tax systems and improving operational effectiveness.
With more than 20 years of state and local tax experience, Mr. Diaz has advised companies in a variety of industries, including retail, transportation, financial services and telecommunications.
Before joining A&M, he spent eight years with the tax and business advisory practice of Arthur Andersen, and three years with the tax practice of Deloitte.
Mr. Diaz earned a bachelor's degree in accounting, with a double major in accounting and management information systems, and a master's degree in taxation from Florida International University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
In addition, he is formerly an adjunct professor in the MAcc program at Florida International University. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.