Blake ChristianTax partner
Blake Christian, CPA, a national Top 25 OZ influencer, is a tax partner at HCVT LLP in Long Beach, California, and Park City, Utah.
He has over 35 years of experience providing tax consulting and compliance services to clients that include multinational, publicly traded corporations, as well as closely held owner-managed businesses. He has specialized in federal, state and local tax incentive programs, and is leading the firm’s efforts in providing tax consulting services for Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs). He has authored several articles and HCVT Tax Alerts about QOZs and Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOFs), and has developed unique insights into OZ strategies for real estate developers and investors, as well as for operating business start-ups and expansions. In addition to tax incentive consulting, he provides partnership and individual tax planning and compliance services. His industry experience is broad and includes manufacturing and distribution, service companies, restaurant, shipping and transportation, energy and health care.