Doug Bekker

Doug Bekker

Tax Partner

CPA

BDO Grand Rapids Office

616-776-3685

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Executive Summary

Doug Bekker has over 20 years of experience in public accounting and is a partner in BDO’s national tax office. In this role, he serves as one of the primary resources in the firm’s Subchapter C and M&A group assisting clients across the country in tax planning involving acquisitions, reorganizations and restructuring, net operating loss and tax attribute planning, consolidated returns, and incentives for investments in qualified small business stock.

Doug leads in experience in the national tax office on property and casualty insurance taxation, as well as the federal taxation of captive insurance companies. He also serves as the tax leader for the BDO national Insurance industry group.

During his career Doug has managed the tax practice of over 100 professionals for BDO in West Michigan. He has also managed the overall client relationships of multinational manufacturers, as well as insurance companies and banks, among other industries.  These clients have included family held businesses, private equity owned business, and publicly traded corporations.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountans
 

Education

M.B.A., Taxation, Michigan State University
B.S., Accounting, Calvin College