Merlin R. Dunkelberger Jr.
Partner

P: 610.927.4910
Merle.Dunkelberger@ParenteBeard.com

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Reading Office
2609 Keiser Blvd.
Wyomissing, PA 19610-3338
P: 610.927.4910
F: 610.927.9809

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Merle is a partner in our Tax Services Group and is located in the Reading office. He has spent the last 32 years as a practicing tax accountant, six of which were with an international accounting firm. Merle has responsibility for providing tax planning services to many of our corporate, partnership and individual clients. He has developed strategies for minimizing federal, state and local taxes, and to evaluate tax alternatives and consequences of transactions and business decisions.

Merle has provided representation before and requested rulings from the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. Tax areas of expertise include:

  • Corporate Taxation and Reorganizations
  • S Corporations
  • Business Sales and Acquisitions
  • BDO Tax Services
  • Private Letter Rulings
  • Consolidated Tax Returns
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Captive Transportation Companies

He is also a frequent presenter at statewide conferences and various business community functions, including the AICPA Tax Practice Section. Merle serves the community through leadership positions with the Berks County Chamber of Commerce, Reading YMCA’s Annual Golden Rule Golf Tournament Committee, and Penn State Berks Campus Development Committee.

Education

  • Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania
  • BS – Accounting, Pennsylvania State University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants