Bryan Pautsch

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Bryan Pautsch, CPA, JD, has extensive experience in structuring and tax planning for both tax-exempt and taxable organizations. His expertise includes working with closely held businesses to identify planning opportunities and assist them as they implement these strategies. Bryan also specializes in IRS and state audits and appeals, employee benefit issues, and acquisitions. Bryan assists clients in areas such as:

For Taxable Organizations:

  • Tax planning for health care, manufacturing and distribution companies and their owners
  • Tax planning for real estate developers and contractors and their owners
  • Analysis for acquisitions, sales and business restructuring
  • Planning and structuring of partnerships, S corporations and trust flow-through

For Exempt Organizations:

  • Tax consulting and planning for tax-exempt organizations
  • Structuring of joint ventures between tax-exempt organizations and taxable entities
  • Analysis and structuring for unrelated business income
  • Analysis and structuring for private inurement, excess benefits transactions and governance issues
  • Techniques and vehicles for charitable giving
  • Consulting and planning for private foundations


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Bar Associations
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • Central Association of College and University Business Officers
  • Cedarburg Basketball Club, Inc., Past Board Member
  • Dave & Carole Miracle Marathon for Children’s Hospital, Volunteer
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation, Past Board Member


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business and Economics, Coe College
  • Juris Doctor, University of Tulsa
  • Licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Oklahoma

Bryan Pautsch's Areas Of Expertise