Steven Faggella
Senior Director
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28+ years of experience
Specializes in tax matters for portfolio companies, fund partnerships and accounting for income taxes (ASC 740), tax compliance and tax management consulting
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Steven Faggella is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC in San Francisco.

With more than 28 years of experience, Mr. Faggella specializes in providing tax provision and compliance services to both multinational public companies and private equity portfolio companies and venture backed pre-IPO companies. Mr. Faggella specializes in tax matters for portfolio companies, fund partnerships and accounting for income taxes (ASC 740), tax compliance and tax management consulting.

Mr. Faggella advises companies through the tax accounting aspects of complex transactions, including public offerings, acquisitions and corporate restructurings. He has extensive experience private equity funds and related portfolio companies. He has experience across all technology industries, including software, semiconductors, telecommunications, information technology, life sciences and clean energy.

Mr. Faggella has deep experience in complex tax structuring and private equity structures including income tax accounting methods, partnership allocations, tax provision issues including global structuring, business combinations, carve-outs, intraperiod allocations, valuation allowance, tax reserves and equity compensation. His federal tax competencies include, partnership tax and special allocations, corporate tax, consolidated return issues, mergers and acquisitions, tax attribute limitations, and tax authority examinations. He also advises companies on tax function process improvement and internal control best practices.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Faggella was a partner with BDO USA, LLP and KMPG specializing in tax accounting and advisory services. During this time, Mr. Faggella served as lead tax advisor in over 30 IPOs as well as numerous spin-offs, virtual combinations, acquisitions, consolidated income tax returns and complex transactional matters.

Mr. Faggella earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in taxation from Gonzaga University. Mr. Faggella is a certified public accountant (CPA) in Arizona, California and Colorado.

NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.