International Tax

Tax Preparation and Consultant Services


Closely Held Business


Manufacturing & Distribution

Portfolio Company Services

Richard J. Battle



Manufacturing and Distribution Practice Group Leader

Richard focuses on providing tax planning and compliance services to manufacturing and distribution companies with multi-state and international operations, technology companies and serving closely held businesses in multiple industries. With more than 22 years of experience in public accounting, he assists customers with corporate, partnership, and individual income tax return reporting, as well as complex issues surrounding mergers and acquisitions, consolidated filings, economic incentives, state and local taxation, international taxation, inventory capitalization rules, federal and state controversies, tax provisions and other ASC 740 reporting matters.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • B.S., Accounting, cum laude, Appalachian State University

Civic and Community Activities

  • Board of Trustees, Blumenthal Performing Arts
  • Board of Trustees, National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Carolina’s Chapter
  • Board Member, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Charlotte Chapter
  • Former Treasurer and President, Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas
  • Former Board Member and Treasurer, Greenville Literacy Association
  • Participant, Opportunity Greenville, 2004

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants