Meet Our Team!

As a tax planning company, we provide various services to help you manage your taxes effectively. 

Founder & Managing Partner

Kashif Puthawala, CPA

Kash is the founder and ceo of strategic tax consultants. Kash has over 20 years of experience in accounting and tax. prior to starting strategic tax, he was a senior manager in the international tax group at aon corporation. There he led the project that outsourced the company's tax compliance. Kash used the successes and failures of this project to shape how strategic tax would work

Senior Partner

Shehzad Majid, CPA

Shehzad is the chief financial officer of strategic tax consultants. Shehzad has 20 years of experience in the accounting and tax industry.  Prior to joining strategic tax, he worked in the audit and advisory division at deloitte for a number of years. Shehzad left his role at deloitte to become cfo of an apparel company based in the west suburbs of chicago. Shehzad’s role at strategic tax is multifaceted. As cfo, he handles the financial needs of the practice and he works with the accounting and tax staff on a micro-level. He takes great pride in teaching and mentoring employees so they can be prepared for client’s needs. Shehzad has established a training and advancement program so that employees can benchmark their success.


Jorge Gonzalez, CPA Candidate

Jorge Gonzalez is the office manager with nearly a decade of experience and possesses specializations in Internal Revenue Service procedures and collections, corporate taxation, and state and local tax issues. Mr. Gonzalez teams with business owners, individuals, and attorneys to satisfy unresolved tax disputes with Federal, State, and local jurisdictions. His expertise in this area includes offers in compromise, deferred payment arrangements, penalty abatement requests, release of liens and levies, and innocent spouse relief.

About us

Strategic tax consultants is a cpa firm that has been supporting the growth of businesses since 2001. Since that time, we have worked with over 500 companies at different stages, ranging from startups to established and growing brands. Our clients rely on us because we turn financial data into useful information which helps them make better business decisions. All this is achieved at only a fraction of the cost it would be to employ full-time employees with this caliber of experience. Our team will become your trusted strategic partners giving you peace of mind and time to focus on growing your business!

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Tax planning services can help you save money on taxes by minimizing your tax liabilities and maximizing your tax benefits. It can also help you plan for major life events, such as marriage, divorce, retirement, and estate planning.

The cost of tax planning services can vary depending on the complexity of your financial situation and the scope of the services provided.

While some aspects of tax planning can be automated, such as using tax preparation software to file your taxes, it is important to note that tax planning is a complex process that often requires the expertise of a tax planning consultant.

The benefits of tax planning include minimizing tax liabilities, maximizing tax benefits, planning for major life events, identifying opportunities for tax deductions, credits, and other tax benefits, and ensuring compliance with tax laws and regulations.

Anyone who needs to file a tax return can use a tax preparation service.