Thomas Stagg, CPA
Thomas Stagg is a partner in the metro Seattle office of Novogradac. He specializes in audit and tax services for real estate transactions. He is experienced in auditing affordable housing developments and specializes in the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), and federal governmental auditing requirements, including U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, United States Department of Agriculture Rural Housing and NAHASDA. He has extensive experience with LIHTC deal structuring, including assisting developers and investors navigating acquisition/rehabilitation developments and Year 15 disposition issues. In addition, Mr. Stagg has assisted many clients in applying for and obtaining the LIHTC. He has extensive experience in performing LIHTC property compliance testing. Mr. Stagg regularly contributes articles to the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits, and serves as an editor on the Novogradac Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Handbook, Novogradac Tax-Exempt Bond Handbook and Novogradac LIHTC Property Management Handbook. Mr. Stagg frequently speaks at industry events as well as Novogradac’s affordable housing conferences and webinars. Mr. Stagg also works with real estate firms and fund organizers that are working on opportunity zones funds and investments. Mr. Stagg received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University. He is licensed in California and Washington as a certified public accountant.