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Marke Greene
National Partner in Charge, Specialty Tax Services


Marke has been consulting since 2000 in the area of state and local tax, focusing on planning and structuring transactions for public and privately held clients. He leads the firm’s specialty tax services, which includes state and local tax, international tax and transfer pricing services, cost segregation, R&D tax credits, and other credits and incentives.

As a state and local tax partner, Marke helps companies identify and implement tax planning opportunities and resolve exposure issues with respect to sales, use, gross receipts, and state income/franchise tax costs. Marke has worked with several mid- to large-sized multistate clients in a number of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, technology, retail, wholesale distribution, and financial services.

Marke has led several engagements related to audit defense, multistate tax research, M&A transaction analysis, nexus studies, tax overpayment analysis, and other tax planning. Marke also assists companies with securing ruling requests regarding state tax statutory and administrative interpretations.

He is actively involved in rule making and stakeholder representation efforts with regard to taxability of client matters in the state of Washington. Marke also serves as a mentor for students pursuing a career in the accounting field and is a former advisory board member of Forum W at Moss Adams, which promotes the attraction, development, retention, and advancement of women in the accounting industry.

External Publications

  • "Sales and Use Tax Opportunities" (LIFT, October 2018)
  • "Impact of High Court’s Online Sales-Tax Ruling Might Be Modest in Washington State" (Seattle Times, June 2018)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • On Cloud 9: Almost 10 Use Cases of Cloud Taxation
    Tax Executives Institute Region VIII Conference (June 2014)
  • Washington State Tax Update
    2014 Building Opportunity Conference (June 2014)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Institute of Professionals in Taxation
  • Member, Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Member, College of Business and Economics Advisory Board, Western Washington University
  • Member, Department of Accounting Advisory Board, Western Washington University


  • BA, accounting, Western Washington University
  • MS, taxation, Golden Gate University

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