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Riaz S. Qureishi, CPA

 

BIO

Mr. Qureishi brings superior technical skills and an unparalleled commitment to clients. This attention leads to long-term relationships and corporate memory, a necessary ingredient for providing valuable insights for business planning. Mr. Qureishi's experience encompasses all phases of tax planning and compliance for high net worth individuals, their families and companies. He handles a diverse range of accounting and audit and tax engagements including investment companies, real estate, entrepreneurial ventures and structured finance transactions.

CLIENTS SERVICED

  • Financial service clients – investment companies including hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds, both domestic and offshore.

  • Investment managers and advisors to investment funds including investment management companies, general partners of funds and their owners/principals.

  • High net worth individuals and families including family offices.

  • International clients investing in the United States in real estate and other operating

    businesses.

  • United States citizens living and working abroad.

  • Businesses operating as C Corporations, S Corporations, Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and Sole Proprietorships.

  • Not-for-profit organizations.

AREAS OF SERVICES

  • Audit, accounting and tax for financial service clients.

  • Individual income taxation, gift tax, trust and estate tax.

  • Business taxes including corporate and flow through entities.

  • Not-for-profit reporting and tax issues for public charities and private operating and non-operating foundations.

EDUCATION

Mr. Qureishi earned a BS in Microbiology and Chemistry from the University of Mumbai, India and studied accounting in England where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He was also the recipient of the Elijah Watt Sells Certificate of Honorable Mention for the 1984 CPA Exam.

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Member, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

  • Former Member, Taxation of Financial Instruments and Transactions Committee

  • Former Member, International Taxation Committee

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • International Director, The Abraham Initiatives