SEATTLE--()--Peterson Sullivan LLP, one of the top ten accounting firms in the Puget Sound, today announced that Rachel A. Le Mieux, CPA, CMI has joined the firm as the Partner in Charge of the firm's state and local tax practice. Ms. Le Mieux will assist companies doing business throughout Washington in resolving issues with respect to sales, use, gross receipts, and state income/franchise taxes, and in identifying and implementing tax planning opportunities.
“I am honored to join a public accounting firm with such a strong reputation for excellent client service to the businesses within the Seattle community and the state of Washington”
“Rachel is a great addition to our state and local tax practice bringing over 25 years of experience in a variety of industries. She will be instrumental in deepening our capabilities and client relationships as we continue to grow,” said Chris Russell, Peterson Sullivan Partner and Executive Committee member. “Rachel will use our strong Northwest reputation and her direct experience with clients to grow our State and Local Tax Practice far beyond what we’ve been able to do thus far.”
Ms. Le Mieux has represented Global 1000 companies across multiple industries and jurisdictions, focusing on gross receipts tax, sales and use tax, property tax, and multistate income and franchise tax services. Prior to joining Peterson Sullivan, Ms. Le Mieux was a Principal at a leading tax services firm in North America, and before that a partner and Northwest State and Local Tax Practice Leader for a large accounting and business consulting firm. Prior to entering public accounting and consulting, Ms. Le Mieux served as a Legislation and Policy Specialist for the State of Washington Department of Revenue. Ms. Le Mieux is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Western Washington University.
"I am honored to join a public accounting firm with such a strong reputation for excellent client service to the businesses within the Seattle community and the state of Washington," said Ms. Le Mieux. "I look forward to supporting the Firm's growth initiatives through the provision of state and local tax services."
About Peterson Sullivan
Peterson Sullivan LLP is a leading local public accounting and advisory firm based in Seattle. With a staff of more than 100, the firm serves publicly traded and closely held companies in the middle market, nonprofit organizations, and high net worth individuals. Peterson Sullivan is a member of Moore Stephens, an international association of more than 360 accounting firms with 650 offices in more than 100 countries.