Ellen Minnig, J.D., LLM Taxation, MSA



Ellen joined PKF Mueller with over 20 years of tax experience in public accounting and industry work. She has extensive experience providing tax compliance and tax planning services for all types of entities including middle market, growth oriented, closely held, publicly held and large multinational business. Ellen has experience with a diversified client base focusing on clients in the Manufacturing, Real Estate, Professional Services, and Construction Industries. Her favorite niches are State and Local Taxation, tax planning and tax credits.  Ellen has Big 4 experience and enjoys conducting speaking engagements at local bar associations and chambers of commerce and has taught business tax accounting classes as an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, Denver.

Specialties include:

  • State and Federal Tax Compliance & Planning
  • Tax Credits
  • Federal Domestic Income Tax
  • ASC 740-10 (formerly FAS 109)
  • International Tax Compliance
  • FIN 48
  • M&A
  • Legal Research
  • Transactional Cost Reporting
  • Legal Documents
  • Tax Audits

Education & Certifications

  • MSA, Regis University College of Business & Economics, Colorado
  • B.S., Accounting, University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado
  • LLM Taxation, University of Denver Graduate Tax Program, Colorado
  • J.D., Willamette University College of Law, Oregon
  • B.A., English Literature & Economics, DePauw University, Indiana

professional & civic organizations

  • Licensed Colorado Attorney in good standing
  • The Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG)
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Tax Executives Institute (TEI)
  • Colorado & Texas societies of certified public accountants (former member)
  • Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AWFA)
  • Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
  • IRS VITA Program Coordinator (2 years)