Raj is a Tax Managing Director at CBIZ MHM, LLC and is the national technical lead for the firm with regards to all research & development tax credit services. He has been primarily focused on the R&D tax credit for over fifteen years and has led more than 500 research credit studies for numerous companies in a variety of different industries including aerospace, agriculture, construction, food manufacturing, job shops, injection molding, and computer science.
In these various engagements, Raj has been directly involved in all aspects of the credit claim. This includes gathering the applicable documentation and performing interviews of the employees involved in the development efforts and analyzing and substantiating a variety of issues emerging from the research and development tax credit claim. He has also successfully defended a number of these claims in front of the Internal Revenue Service and various state taxing authorities. Raj has performed such services for a wide range of clients including large publically held Fortune 500 companies to small privately owned businesses.
Raj has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He also has a Juris Doctorate (JD) from University of San Diego School of Law and a Master of Business Taxation (MBT) from the University of Southern California.