Gabe Rubio

Gabe Rubio


BDO Los Angeles Office



Executive Summary

Gabe Rubio is a principal leading the BDO Los Angeles Research and Development (R&D) Tax team.​

Since 2010, Gabe has helped businesses of all sizes identify, claim, and document R&D credits, as well as assisted them in defending those credits upon IRS and state taxing authority exams. He has experience with taxation issues in California, Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Texas, and Massachusetts. ​

Gabe has worked to identify and defend R&D tax credit claims in a broad range of industries, including:​
  • Semiconductor​
  • Aerospace​
  • Food and Beverage​
  • Manufacturing​
  • Retail and Consumer Products​
  • Natural Resources​
  • Mining​
  • Pharmaceuticals​
  • Software​
  • Video Gaming​
  • Professional Services​
Gabe’s experience has enabled him to achieve, on average, a 95 percent allowance on R&D claims for many of his clients on exam or following appeal.​

Gabe has served as both a local and national instructor on R&D tax issues.​


B.A., Washington State University – Accounting