Michael Ruck

Michael Ruck

Tax Office Managing Partner


BDO Pittsburgh Office



Executive Summary

Michael is the Tax Office Managing Partner for the Pittsburgh practice. He has more than 15 years of public accounting experience and has led tax services for both public and private multinational companies. He advises clients through various tax related opportunities, such as accounting method changes, mergers and acquisitions, entity structuring, IC DISC benefits, international tax matters, and state tax planning.  

Michael has extensive experience in corporate, partnership, and S Corporation taxation, income tax accounting and provisions, and representation before the Internal Revenue Service. He works with clients across a variety of industries, with concentrations in technology and manufacturing.

He has led presentations at CPE and CLE sessions on various tax related topics, including, the state of manufacturing, annual tax updates, and the impact of new Treasury regulations.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)


M.S., Taxation, Robert Morris University
B.S., Accounting, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Community Involvement

Coro Center for Civic Leadership, Former Board Member
Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., Leadership Development Initiative XVII
Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater, Former Board Member
The Frick Pittsburgh, Trustee