Scott Anderson, Audit Partner

Scott Anderson

Audit Partner

sanderson@ssfllp.com
(408) 286-7780

With over 10 years of audit and accounting experience, Audit Partner, Scott Anderson, specializes in helping closely-held businesses balance their tax and financial reporting objectives.

Scott works extensively with clients in construction, manufacturing and renewable technologies.  He is an expert in financial reporting for owner-operated private companies and the tax benefits and financing structures of alternative energy projects.

For example, Scott assisted numerous clients obtain millions of dollars of payments in lieu of tax credits under the U.S. Treasury’s 1603 Program for alternative energy projects.  He provided technical guidance to the U.S.  Treasury Department and influenced the program’s requirements, FAQ’s, reporting guidance and filed one of the first successful applications under the program.  He has since assisted grantees successfully defend cost basis audits for their renewable energy projects under IRC Section 48.  Additionally, he has collaborated with many renewable energy clients to create cash flow projections and analysis to obtain business and project financing.

Scott received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics and Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2003.  He is a licensed CPA in the State of California.  In 2013, Scott was named one of Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 under 40. Outside of work, Scott is active in supporting and volunteering with Waves of Hope, a non-profit community development organization in Nicaragua and the Surfrider Foundation.

In Accounting: Since 2003

With SSF: Since 2004

University of California, Santa Barbara 
Business and Economics

Scott Anderson, The Surfing CPA

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