Tri-Merit co-founder appointed to Intuit Tax Council

Posted6/23/2022 9:26 AM

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS -- Randy Crabtree, a certified public accountant and co-founder of Tri-Merit -- a national provider of specialty tax services, has accepted an invitation to join the Intuit Tax Council.

The advisory group is charged with helping lead and institute change in the professional tax community and shape Intuit's business strategy.


Crabtree will serve a three-year term on the Tax Council. He brings three decades of experience in public accounting and tax consulting to this new role. In addition to his position at Tri-Merit, Crabtree hosts one of the most downloaded podcasts in the country, The Unique CPA. He is a regular presenter at conferences and events within the accounting industry as well as other professional groups.

Listed as One to Watch in Accounting Today's 2021 Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting, Crabtree has also written articles for a wide range of publications.

"I'm honored to have this opportunity to serve the entire accounting industry on the Intuit Tax Council," Crabtree said. "Intuit's reputation for quality and integrity are consistent with the foundations of Tri-Merit."

Originally focused on providing R&D tax credit reports for businesses of all sizes, Arlington Heights-based Tri-Merit has grown to become a leading national provider of specialty tax services to CPAs and accounting professionals. The firm provides evaluations on cost segregation, 45L and 179D energy-efficiency incentives, the employee retention tax credit, and the work opportunity tax credit.

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