Ross Martin


Ross serves as the Global Tax Services leader for CLA's Mountain West region. He advises on all international tax issues faced by CLA clients, inbound and outbound. Ross works with closely held businesses working through their first cross-border transactions, as well as large companies with broad international footprints. He helps clients navigate the ever-changing tax reporting requirements and advises them on tax efficient legal organization and restructuring.

Ross has more than 15 years of tax accounting experience. Before joining CLA, he spent 6 years at Big 4 accounting firms and 8 years at a large public company. He has managed multiple tax-saving projects including IP planning, and supply-chain and transfer pricing optimization. Ross has served clients in many industries, including venture capital, internet and technology, direct sales, and manufacturing and distribution. Areas of expertise include:

  • International tax
  • Transfer pricing
  • Legal entity restructuring
  • US tax compliance
  • Tax provision assistance
  • Tax planning and risk mitigation
  • IRS and foreign tax controversy and dispute resolution
  • Tax-savings modeling and forecasting


  • Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from Utah State University, Logan, Utah

In the community

Licensed Attorney in:

  • Utah
  • California (inactive)