Mike Dell is a member of Ernst & Young LLP's Joint Venture and Partnership Tax Services group. He also leads the Ernst & Young LLP's Center for Tax Policy. Mike advises the firm's clients in numerous industries and assists them in identifying tax efficient strategies arising from legislative, regulatory, and tax policy changes.
Mike's primary area of concentration is in the taxation of intellectual property, and he has provided tax services to multinational companies. He advises companies with respect to planning for anticipated business changes, computing the potential earnings impact of these changes, and reviewing tax efficient strategies to accomplish a company's business objectives.
Mike also advises clients on a variety of specific issues, including amortization of intangible assets, accounting methods review, INDOPCO, acquired and self-created intangibles, depreciation, like-kind exchanges, software development costs, and controversies with the Internal Revenue Services.
Mike has a B.S. and an M.S. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He is a certified public accountant licensed in the states of California and Illinois and the District of Columbia. Mike is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Illinois CPA Society.