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Elizabeth F. Powell, CPA

Elizabeth F. Powell, CPA

Elizabeth Powell joined Warren Averett after serving in the federal tax division of an international accounting firm. She now serves as a Principal in Warren Averett’s Tax Department. Elizabeth possesses extensive expertise in partnership taxation and a broad array of tax issues, with an emphasis on issues related to the Alternative Investment Industry. She provides tax services to Hedge Fund and Private Equity clients to meet compliance needs in the area of U.S. and international issues for both domestic and offshore funds. She oversees planning and delivery for large scale tax compliance engagements and investor reporting for alternative investment firms. She has significant experience with Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs), Foreign Corporations (Form 5471) and Foreign Partnerships (Form 8865) and Foreign Disregarded Entities (Form 8858). She provides reliable tax solutions to support the complex needs of investment clients—from the management company and funds to the principals and investors.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Southeastern Hedge Fund Association
  • Atlanta Women in Alternatives

Community Involvement

  • Ardmore Park Neighborhood Association
  • Ask Me About
  • My experience with passive foreign investment companies
  • Tax withholding on nonresident partners
  • My B-52H Stratafortress bomber pilot and his Missileer
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