Rosalind W. Sutch, CPA, MT

Rosalind W. Sutch, CPA, MT
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LaSalle University, BS
Villanova University, MT

Rosalind W. Sutch, CPA, MT

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Roz began working for D&S as an undergraduate intern and quickly advanced in her career.  In January 2009, Roz became, at that time, the youngest shareholder ever at D&S. She provides business, tax and financial consulting services to the LGBT community, professional athletes, artists and entertainers, large corporations and partnerships, high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs and closely held businesses. Roz often works with successful young business professionals in varying industries.  Roz is active in firm management as a member of the D&S Executive Committee.

Roz is well known as the Greater Philadelphia-area expert on tax and financial planning issues for unmarried couples and the LGBT community.  She has appeared and been published  in media as a subject matter expert. She finds great pride in being a visible ally, advocate and resource to the LGBT community and is an outspoken supporter of all civil rights.

Roz is a maxima cum laude honors graduate of LaSalle University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and management information systems. She also holds a Master of Taxation degree from the Villanova Law School Graduate Tax Program. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Society of Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

In 2019, Roz won the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Influencers of Finance Award in the CPA category.  In 2016, Roz was recognized by LaSalle University’s Accounting Department as the one of the youngest recipients of its prestigious Michael A. DeAngelis award. This honor underscores her leadership and contributions to the accounting profession as an alumna. That same year, she was honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal as the sole outstanding business ally to the LGBT community, and a national top 40 under 40 CPA by CPA Practice Advisor.

Roz is very active in her community with various volunteer efforts.  She serves on the Board of Directors and Chair of the Finance Committee of Nutritional Development Services, a charitable organization within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  She also serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Independence Business Alliance, Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce and is Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the founding Board of Directors for Bolus and Barbells, Inc., a non-profit organization she helped found.

Roz can often be found on the campus of LaSalle University as a volunteer alumna where she is a member of the President’s Advisory Council, a regular participant in the School of Business Administration events and a participant in on-campus student recruiting efforts for D&S. She has been a top fundraiser and regular volunteer with various charities supporting fellowship, advocacy and research benefiting Type 1 Diabetics.

Roz is a native of Philadelphia and resides in Center City Philadelphia, with her husband, Jason.  She is the youngest of eleven children and enjoys spending time with her considerably large family, which includes twenty-nine nieces and nephews over two generations.  When she is not attending family functions, she enjoys traveling, reading and competitive powerlifting, where she represents the United State of America as a master’s athlete in international competitions.

ARTICLES:

Trump is Expected to Sign Relief Package - Among Provisions: A Tax-Filing Extension, Philadelphia Inquirer, March 13, 2020

3 Things to Double Check Before Filing Your 2018 Taxes, People Maven, April 12, 2019

How Powerlifting is Helping Women Control Type 1 Diabetes - Philadelphia Inquirer, January 8, 2019

Tax Tips for LGBTQ Couples - Credit Karma, March 26, 2018

Philadelphia Toxic Tax - And It's NOT the Wage Tax - Philadelphia Business Journal, July 27, 2017

Commuters Rejoice! Philadelphia Residents Working Outside PA. Now Eligible for Wage Tax Refunds - Philadelphia Business Journal, March 30, 2017

You Do Not Want to Be on the Radar of the IRS Wealth Squad - Bloomberg News, September 28, 2016

What Christie's Termination of the NJ-PA Tax Agreement Means to You - Philadelphia Business Journal, September 9, 2016  

Drucker & Scaccetti's 'Tax Warrior" Creed Provides a Hero's Mindset - Accounting Today, April 8, 2016

7 Tips for Managing Large Tax Engagements During Busy Season - AccountingWeb, January 7, 2016

Working with LGBT Clients in a Post-Marriage Equality World - Financial Advisor IQ, September 16, 2015

Imputed Income in the Year of Marriage - The Not-So-Definitive Answer - Tagg Magazine, August 24, 2015

Department of Labor Defines "Spouse" Under FMLA - Tagg Magazine, May 18, 2015

9 Documents LBGTQ Couples Should Have - Tagg Magazine, May 12, 2015

11 Tax Tips The LGBTQ Community Should Know - Tagg Magazine, March 17, 2015

The Economics of Same-Sex Marriage - Philadelphia Gay News, March 6, 2015 

Marriage Equality in Pennsylvania - What Does It Mean for Same-sex Married Couples - Philadelphia Estate Planning Council Newsletter, September 15, 2014 

How to Treat Same-Sex Spouse Health Premiums Wrongly Included in W-2 Income - Tagg Magazine, August 4, 2014

Five Tax Strategies for a Bonus Windfall - Investopedia, June 20, 2014

Accountants Prepare for Possible Expansion of AMT - AccountingWeb, December 6, 2012

TELEVISION/MEDIA APPEARANCES:

Taxes and the LGBTQ Community (episode 15) - LesBeReal Radio, August 14, 2014

PA. Warns Same-sex Married Couples to File Taxes Separately - CBS KYW News Radio, 2-21-14 

 

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