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Alex August

Alex August

Alex August| CPA, MBA | Principal

Troy, MI | 248.458.7931 | Email | Linkedin
Service Areas | International taxation (inbound and outbound), federal taxation, estates and trusts, Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

Alex leads Rehmann’s interest charge domestic international sales corporation (IC-DISC) practice group, which helps companies reduce their tax liabilities on foreign sales. The group saved clients about $2 million in taxes in 2017.

August serves on the Firm’s tax reform subcommittee. In an advisory role, he assists closely-held and multinational companies and their related entities, owners and family members with tax structuring, tax consulting, tax compliance and tax credits. He also ensures clients comply with various international asset reporting initiatives and disclosure programs.

Experience

Alex’s public accounting career began in 1992. He has extensive experience providing international tax, federal and multistate tax, estate and trust, and tax authority audit services. Alex joined Rehmann in 2004 as part of our combination with Parker Wittus & Co.

  • Alex helps clients navigate FATCA, which requires proper documentation of foreign assets. His article on the initiative, “IRS: No Delays - FATCA is Coming,” was featured in BWD, Rehmann’s magazine.
  • In 2014, Alex received the Outgoing Task Force Chair Award – Federal Tax Task Force from the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).
  • Alex has led numerous presentations and webinars for the MICPA, including at their international conference. Topics have included foreign bank account reporting, FATCA issues, tax treaties and withholding payments.

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