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Practical Guide to Corporate Governance and Accounting

Practical Guide to Corporate Governance and Accounting

Accounting for stock compensation

Accounting for Stock Compensation

Electronic Commerce: Taxation and Planning

Electronic Commerce: Taxation and Planning

SEC Expert: Domestic Filers

SEC Expert: Domestic Filers

David HardsetyDavid Hardesty, is a partner with Wilson Markle Stuckey Hardesty & Bott, Certified Public Accountants, LLP. He has been a member of the firm since 1984.

David is a tax consultant, specializing in technology, partnerships, S corporations, and electronic commerce; an expert in accounting and taxation of stock compensation; and a consultant on corporate governance. David was selected by Accounting Today as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting, for 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008. He was selected by CPA Magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners for 2005 and 2006.

David is an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University's Graduate School of Taxation, where he teaches the courses: Limited Liability Companies and S Corporations, a Choice of Entity, and Taxation of Electronic Commerce and Remote Sellers. He is a frequent speaker on tax issues. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

He began his accounting career as an auditor with Touche Ross & Company (now Deloitte Touche) in 1978. In 1981 he moved to Grant Thornton, CPAs, an international CPA firm. He joined Wilson Markle Stuckey Hardesty & Bott in 1984.

David received his MBA in taxation from Golden Gate University, one of the country's premier tax schools.

In his spare time, David is an artist who paints and sculpts. David's wife, Beth, is a ceramic artist. For examples of their work, see HardestyArts.com.

Published Books

Following is a list of the books written by David Hardesty, and which are currently for sale by Thomson Reuters:

For a complete list of the books, chapters of books, and articles written, contact David Hardesty.