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Malcolm Ellerbe, CPA

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Meet Malcolm

Malcolm has more than 20 years of experience in multistate sales/use taxes. Malcolm's primary focus is assisting high-growth Software as a Service (SaaS) and other cloud service providers in identifying, quantifying and resolving potential sales/use tax liabilities prior to an S-1 filing or other liquidity event. Malcolm's technology client base, although concentrated in Silicon Valley, extends to technology centers nationwide. 

Malcolm is a frequent speaker and course instructor in the area of sales/use taxation of cloud-based services. Malcolm is a California CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Experience

Professional History

Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Education

  • Louisiana State University

Experience

  • Armanino LLP
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • KPMG LLP
Q&A
Q. What is it about accounting and consulting that first drew your interest?
I was always very organized. Seemed like a good fit.
Q. What can we learn from the past in our profession?
Embrace change.
Q. Without naming names, tell us about your favorite client and why you enjoyed working with them.
I enjoy working with evolving technology companies.
Q. Describe your work style.
Attention to detail.
Q. Who is (or was) the most influential person in your life
My family, each in their own way.
Q. If you could pass on a nugget of wisdom to aspiring accountants or consultants, what would that be?
Work as a team and strive to communicate effectively.
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Industries Served
Malcolm's Thought Leadership
Regulatory and Industry News Alerts from Armanino
Article
Review your nexus to determine how pending regulations will affect your tax liability.

February 24, 2021
Regulatory and Industry News Alerts from Armanino
Article
Taxpayers can waive penalties and interest on eligible taxes and amend existing tax liability.

January 19, 2021
Blog articles
Article
They’re looking to offset COVID-related losses, including by taxing ads and sale of personal info.