HPG Expands Corporate and International Tax Team

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 24, 2011) Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP, one of the largest CPA firms headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announces today that Matthew Litz, CPA has joined the corporate and international tax team.

Litz has eight years of experience in federal tax planning. In addition to being a CPA, Litz holds his Juris Doctor from Florida State University and his Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University.

“Matthew’s legal background and experience working with technology, manufacturing and service businesses will be a valuable addition to our firm,” says Tim Gupton, HPG partner and executive committee member. “Our clients will benefit greatly from his knowledge of the federal tax code, as well as his ability to interpret the tax laws of other countries.”

Litz is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of CPAs. In addition, he is active in the North Carolina and American Bar Associations.

About Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG):
HPG is one of the largest CPA firms headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, as ranked by the Triangle Business Journal. More than just an accounting firm, HPG assists clients in looking beyond the bottom linesmby being the right people, right value and right firmsm to achieve each client’s definition of success. HPG is a member of CPAmerica International and affiliated with the Crowe Horwath International alliances of firms, with offices worldwide. The firm leverages this to provide national and global accounting resources to its clients. HPG offers a wide array of business accounting, auditing, corporate tax and management advisory services. Specialties include serving owner-managed, investor-backed technology and life science organizations, healthcare services, real estate development, manufacturing and distribution businesses, as well as providing ERISA audits, family wealthcare services and Sarbanes-Oxley internal audit services.

HPG has remained committed to advancing a thriving Triangle community since its founding in 1983. In recognition, the firm is the recipient of two Pinnacle Business Awards by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce: the 2009 Large Entrepreneurial Business Award and the 2010 Integrity in Business Award. Additionally, HPG has been certified Green Plus by the Institute for Sustainable Development for integrating environmental sustainability efforts into company culture, and has been named one of the top 100 Best Accounting Firms to Work For in the country by Accounting Today.