Dave Sharkey
Partner CPA
Tysons, VA

Dave, a partner in the tax practice, is a hands-on practitioner with a well-known reputation as a thought leader in his field. He has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting and in his role, he advises both public and private clients on a range of complex tax and business matters. His broad experience and strategic approach to sophisticated, multifaceted issues, including multi-state and international taxation matters, is critical in guiding his clients through all stages of growth from inception to a profitable exit strategy.

Dave is a leader in DHG's tax accounting group, helping his public and private clients prepare complex income tax provisions for their global operations, including accounting for uncertain tax positions. Dave also has extensive experience with mergers and acquisition, maximizing/substantiating research and experimentation tax credits and works with closely held businesses and their owners to identify tax planning strategies to maximize after-tax cash flow and the value of the enterprise.

Prior to DHG, Dave co-founded and led the tax practice at RyanSharkey, LLP, specializing in ASC 740 services to multinationals. Prior to RyanSharkey joining DHG, Dave was a manager at a Big Four firm in McLean, Virginia as well as held tax leadership positions with international corporations that operate in more than 28 countries.

Professional Organizations
  • Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
  • Masters, Accounting
    Case Western Reserve University
  • Bachelors, Accounting
    University of Akron
Industry Focus
  • Technology & Life Sciences
  • Professional Services
  • Government Contracting
Service Areas
  • Federal Corporate Tax
  • State & Local Tax
  • International Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Certified Public Accountant - VA - 26440

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