Audit & Tax

Audit & Tax

Ashland Partners’ provides traditional audit and tax services to investments management firms and funds to meet the requirements of industry regulators, organization agreements, investors, or as a corporate governance control without the overhead of many of our competitors.

The Ashland Advantage is a client service model that provides value and perspective to help you better serve your clients and stakeholders throughout the audit process. Our process is specialized for the investment management industry and designed to maximize client resources while mitigating financial reporting risk.


Financial Statement Audit

We have domestic and international experience working with a full spectrum of traditional and alternative strategies and structures which include, but are not limited to:

• Private Funds
• RIAs
• Fund of Funds
• Feeders
• CITs
• Taxable/tax-exempt structures
• Multi-manager
• Multi-class / series
• ETFs
• Mutual funds
• Introducing and self-clearing broker dealers


Tax Services

With the increasing complexity of international, federal, and state tax laws, it is important to have knowledgeable professionals on your side that know your industry. Ashland Partners recognizes the investment management industry’s complexities and nuances. In the eyes of many investors, timely delivery of tax returns is just as important as investment returns. Our tax team will work directly with your financial statement audit team to ensure the most effective, efficient, accurate, and timely delivery of your tax returns.

Our tax assistance and custom research and planning services include, but are not limited to:

• Federal, State/Local, or ERISA tax return preparation
• Nexus apportionment
• Various strategy implementations and effectiveness reviews
• Reclamations

For further information or to discuss how we can help you, please contact us.