Daniel Rife, CPA

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Meet Daniel

Dan has been providing tax expertise to a wide range of clients since 1999 He is a leader on the Section 382 team, and his areas of focus include Section 382 owner shift calculations and resulting limitations. He also assists his clients with financial statement disclosures, tax provision calculations and other tax projects, including transaction cost analyses, 280G calculations, M&A due diligence, earnings and profits calculations, and stock basis and asset basis calculations.

He earned a BA in accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Professional History


  • Ernst & Young LLP


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


  • High Lakes Elementary PTO Treasurer
  • Giving Heart, Inc. Treasurer.
Daniel's Thought Leadership
Company Claims CNOL Carryback Under CARES Act Provision, Receives $1.6M Tax Refund
Case Study
Armanino’s 382 experts’ proactive analysis of new eligibility rules nets big return for private equity firm.

February 22, 2021
Case Studies
Case Study
By working with our tax advisor who was well-versed in Section 382, the company saved millions.

May 18, 2020