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On Thursday, December 22nd the Senate passed the Omnibus budget bill and the House is expected to pick it up quickly. One section glaringly missing from this large piece of legislation is tax extenders. With the extenders not passing it is important to review what this means for taxpayers.

McGuire Sponsel Announces New Office in Phoenix, Arizona
Investment reflects firm’s technical expertise and commitment to CPA firms and clients across the West Coast

INDIANAPOLIS – McGuire Sponsel, a specialty tax consulting firm with clients throughout the United States, announced today an investment in a new firm regional office located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Firm leaders say the new office – which will be fully staffed with employees across all four firm practice lines  – was a natural fit based on the firm’s growth and an opportunity to be a greater resource to partners across the West Coast.

“We are pleased to open a fully staffed McGuire Sponsel office in Phoenix,” said TJ Sponsel, co-founder and managing shareholder of Indianapolis-based McGuire Sponsel. “McGuire Sponsel is committed to the CPA industry and Phoenix provides a tremendous opportunity for our team to dynamically serve clients across the Southwest and Far West Coast. We have been fortunate to grow alongside the industry for the last 15 years and look forward to the firm’s continued growth.”

Working as an extension of clients, primarily CPA firms, McGuire Sponsel offers practices that fall outside traditional CPA firm services. Within tax consulting, the firm provides fixed asset services including cost segregation, research and development tax credit services, global business services including transfer pricing and compliance, and location advisory services.

McGuire Sponsel’s Phoenix office opened its doors on June 1, 2023, and is located at 1640 S. Stapley Drive, Mesa, AZ 85204. For more information on the firm’s growth, visit mcguiresponsel.com/phx.


About McGuire Sponsel

Partnering with leading CPA firms, McGuire Sponsel offers Fixed Asset Services, R&D Tax Credit Services, Global Business Services, and Location Advisory Services. McGuire Sponsel strengthens client relationships by offering a conservative, methodical approach to delivering tax practices that fall outside the traditional practices of leading CPA firms. Acting as an extension of firms, our approach has allowed us to become a trusted resource to CPAs across the country, with a strong track record with the IRS.

As Chief Marketing Officer, Kelsey drives brand, marketing, and alliance partnerships at McGuire Sponsel. She adds expertise to the firm’s leadership team and facilitates marketing alignment with the goals of the firm by steering a differentiated position in the industry.