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PwC Announces New Tax Partner in Seattle

Veteran Tax Professional with M&A, Audit and Tax Compliance Knowledge joins Firm to Expand Practice

SEATTLE, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today that veteran tax professional Tina Skidmore joined the firm as a Tax Partner, based in its Seattle office. Skidmore will lead PwC's Pacific Northwest State and Local Tax practice, where she will advise companies on tax planning solutions along with income tax compliance and state tax issues. Skidmore brings with her over 20 years of experience advising large corporations on tax issues.

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"With the addition of Tina's in-depth expertise and background on state income tax issues, our Seattle State and Local Tax practice will continue adding value to the firm and furthering our commitment of  delivering high-quality services to our clients," said Kevin Baldwin, managing partner of PwC's Pacific Northwest Market. "PwC is focused on building a diverse set of leaders who have a variety of backgrounds and skill sets, and Tina is an exceptional addition to our team."

"Companies today are faced with increasingly complex tax issues and need the right solutions to stay ahead. I look forward to working with the talented PwC Seattle team and continuing to drive client engagements that result in high levels of client satisfaction," said Skidmore.

Prior to PwC, Skidmore was a multistate income tax professional focused on the creation and implementation of state tax strategies for corporations doing business in multiple jurisdictions. In that role, Skidmore predominately worked with major gaming, entertainment and retail companies in the Silicon Valley area as well as with the corporate tax department of a large biotechnology company.

Skidmore is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Washington, Texas and California. She received a bachelor's degree from Stephen F. Austin University and a master's degree from Golden Gate University.

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