Mike Whitacre is a Partner in Frazier & Deeter’s Tax Practice and has over 30 years of experience with auditing and taxation in public accounting. He has precise expertise in providing a wide variety of services primarily to middle-market business clients in both the public and private sectors, including private-equity-backed entities. Mike also served in various local, national and international leadership roles with BDO, where he spent most of his career prior to joining the firm.
Mike assists clients with federal and state tax planning and compliance, overall tax minimization, tax controversy resolution, income tax accounting issues and income tax provision preparation and analysis. He has worked extensively with various businesses in assisting with tax planning and compliance related to cross-border operations as well tax planning and compliance related to mergers and acquisitions.
Mike’s industry experience includes the manufacturing/distribution, technology and technology-enabled service and real estate sectors. He has assisted these clients with services that include credits and incentives calculations, state & local tax nexus studies, cost segregation studies, tax accounting method changes, tax treaty analysis, permanent establishment review and tax attribute management.
Professional and Civic Organizations
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Indiana University Alumni association
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
Bachelor of Science, Business Accounting
Indiana University | Bloomington, IN