Michael Brossmer

Partner, Co-leader, Research Credit


Mike Brossmer started his career serving clients for three tax seasons with KPMG before moving to private industry. The next four years, he worked on finance teams performing accounting, tax and network support responsibilities.

In 1996, Mike joined another Big Four firm’s tax practice in San Jose, Calif., where he specialized in research credit services. He was promoted to partner in 2001 and led their group responsible for tax accounting methods as well as the research credit and then served as the federal leader for the Pacific Northwest area. Mike recently ran his own business as an independent consultant focused on research credit services. He rejoined KPMG in the Silicon Valley office as a partner in February 2012.

Mike has worked on more than 100 research credit engagements since 1996, serving companies in agriculture, construction and engineering, financial services, manufacturing, pharma biotechnology, retail and distribution, and technology industry segments. Mike has led integrated projects with international, federal, and state and local tax issues.

Mike’s diverse experience is a key factor in providing customized solutions and unique perspectives to serving clients. The primary objectives with research credit studies are to optimize the credit with complete and accurate deliverables that are audit ready, while minimizing tax risk and disruption of company personnel. Mike’s experience in tax and accounting working with executives and technology personnel at all levels of large and small organizations, in addition to his experience working with tax authorities, make him a valuable resource in supporting clients to meet their objectives.

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