Kelly Creed, CPA, is a Partner with RINA, Co-Managing Director of Tax, and a member of the Firm’s Oakland office. Kelly has been with RINA since 2003 and has over 16 years of experience working with closely held businesses in the retail, franchising, and real estate industries. As a member of RINA’s Real Estate Group, Kelly advises clients in the areas of space acquisition analysis, real estate valuations, tax consequences of real estate, and decision analysis of commercial real estate investments.
As the Co-Founder of RINA’s State & Local Tax (SALT) Group, Kelly is closely familiar with the complexities of operating businesses in multiple states. She is adept at assessing unique tax situations for businesses in diverse industries and provides prompt analysis to assist businesses determine the best courses of action for their specific circumstance.
Kelly frequently presents business tax issues to the Small Business Administration and Women’s Self Employment Initiatives.
Kelly’s areas of expertise include:
- Comparative lease analysis and valuing leasehold interests
- Cost segregation studies
- Lease versus own analysis
- Nexus studies
- Income and franchise tax compliance and planning
- Sales and use tax compliance
Love working with Kelly ... she is fast and efficient with my time.
— Paul Lipkin
I am an Enrolled Agent myself and as a controller, I find it comforting to cross-consult with Jay and Kelly on tax issues, strategies, and preparation. Jay and Kelly make themselves available even during heavy tax deadline periods and we get things done.
— Chuck Potter
Controller, Park Place Group
- Multi-state Taxation
- Corporation & Partnership Tax
- Service Industries
- Real Estate
- High Net-worth Individuals and Families