Michael Goral



Michael goral

Mike Goral is a Partner in Squar Milner’s Tax Department and specializes in state and local tax matters.

With over 25 years of experience pertaining to federal, state and local tax matters, Mike has worked with both large international clients as well as small to mid-sized firms during his tenure at both Big 4 and regional accounting firms. Mike has drafted state tax legislation and even written briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mike’s industry experience includes: mergers and acquisitions, technology – software, cloud, SaaS, licensing, manufacturing, telecommunications, hospitality, transportation, cannabis – from seed to dispensary, and real estate.

Mike also is a nationally recognized expert on state and local tax (SALT) matters in all states and manages SALT engagements involving various multistate tax matters including income/franchise and sales/use taxes. In addition, Mike has extensive SALT experience with corporate restructurings, audits, negotiations with state authorities including voluntarily disclosure agreements, letter rulings, multistate compliance matters and reverse sales tax refund audits.

He is a frequent, sought-after speaker on various taxation topics and has been published in numerous legal and business tax publications.

  • Masters of Tax Law, Emory Law School
  • Juris Doctorate, Cumberland Law
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Alabama