Partner, Business Tax, KPMG US
George S. Gans
Partner, Business Tax
George Gans has more than 23 years of tax experience serving a wide variety of tax clients, including both public and private companies in the life sciences, hospitality, electric utility, and manufacturing industries. He is the KPMG Tax leader for U.S.-France Corridor efforts.
George has significant experience in serving France-based and other foreign-based clients with presence in the United States. He has experience as lead tax partner for several large manufacturers. He has been involved in numerous tax consulting projects, including tax compliance, research and development tax studies, accounting method reviews, and many M&A and restructuring projects.
George has more than five years of teaching experience in the Masters of Tax Program at California State University – Northridge, where he was named outstanding faculty of the year for 2011, 2012, and 2014. He also has two years of teaching experience in the MBA program at the University of Pittsburgh.
George is a frequent speaker at national and international seminars on topics related to inbound taxation, accounting method issues, and other U.S. tax-related topics. He also speaks regularly about the cultural difference of doing business globally and other management and professional related topics.
George is a certified public accountant in both Pennsylvania and California. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. George has a MBT degree from the University of Southern California and a BA degree in accounting from Michigan State University.