Michael Burak is a Tax Partner based out of Florham Park, New Jersey, and serves as the PwC's U.S. and Global Industrial Products Tax leader and Global Chemicals Industry tax Leader. Michael has more than 20 years of experience teaming with client tax professionals to tackle complex global tax challenges, effectively manage risk, minimize their global effective tax rates, and maximize cash. In addition to his client service role, Michael spends significant time working with and speaking to major chemical and industrial product trade and business associations regarding key tax challenges and opportunities.
During his career, Michael has provided key solutions to chemical and industrial clients based upon his strong understanding and knowledge of client business and industry challenges. Several areas in which Michael has helped to deliver and provide solutions include: FAS 109/IAS 12 income tax accounting; Sarbanes-Oxley 404 income tax accounting controls; environmental remediation and insurance recovery planning; international tax restructuring; federal tax legislative matters; and state and local corporate income tax minimization. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Maryland, New Jersey, and New York Societies of Certified Public Accountants.