Atiq Ahmed has over fourteen years of tax experience providing accounting, bookkeeping, tax compliance, and planning solutions to closely-held businesses and high-net-worth individuals. He is experienced working in operating and investment industries from automotive repair shops to healthcare to start-ups to financial services (hedge fund and private equity).
Atiq has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Central Washington University and a Master of Accountancy in Taxation from Rutgers University Newark.
Prior to launching Edison Tax Group Atiq has held many roles. He has held a role in three main tax areas (government, public, and private) starting with California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) as an auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and Bessemer Trust. Atiq is an Enrolled Agent (EA), this is the highest credential the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) awards to individuals. He is federally authorized by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers on tax issues related to audits, collection, and appeals before the IRS and state. He has leveraged his past tax audit experience to represent clients before the IRS and state taxing authorities and negotiated tax favorable outcomes for his clients.