Brian Applebaum joins Engineered Tax Services

Brian Applebaum joins Engineered Tax Services Research & Development (R&D) Department and Business Development Team out of Houston, TX. He will serve as a Project Manager for R&D while utilizing his experience in tax consulting and law to forge new business development opportunities for ETS. Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree from Tulane University in New Orleans and a law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston

Brian has performed over 75 R&D studies with over 6 years of experience in tax consulting as a licensed attorney, including serving as a Senior Associate and R&D Team Director. His background also includes a varied legal practice, ranging from civil defense work to consumer protection and mass tort litigation.

Prior to obtaining his law degree, Brian worked for over 7 years in the computer technology field. This includes experience as a Project Manager and Senior Database Engineer overseeing large scale flight simulation databases for the Navy and production experience in the video game and software development industries.

“Brian’s eduction and work history are the perfect blend for our ETS services. His knowledge of the software industry will streamline the R&D process for many of our clients and his experience as an attorney will boost our quality assurance.” says Julio Gonzalez, CEO of Engineered Tax Services. For questions surrounding Research & Development Tax Credit Studies and other specialty tax services, visit or call 800-236-6519.

About ETS:

Engineered Tax Services (ETS) is a licensed engineering firm with extensive experience in engineering-based specialty tax services yielding substantial tax incentives for companies of all sizes. ETS is one of the only qualified engineering firms with its own Professional Engineers, LEED Accredited Professionals, Certified Public Accountants, and Licensed Contractors on staff.

ETS provides a full range of specialty tax incentives and analysis including Cost Segregation, 263(a) Repairs vs. Capitalization, Research & Development Tax Incentives, Disposition Studies, 179D EPAct, 45L, Utility Rebates and Refunds, Energy Audits, Modeling, and LEED Certifications. ETS has averaged over $44 million per month in refunds for clients, equating to hundreds of studies for Fortune 500 clients and CPA firms nationally.


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