Sean Haggard, CPA

Associate Principal


Miami, FL

Sean has more than 15 years of experience performing R&D credit analysis and assisting companies in qualifying and capturing research credits.

Sean Haggard joined Kaufman Rossin in 2010 and is an associate principal in the Tax department. He provides tax and advisory services to clients ranging from start-up to multi-state to international operations. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked for the California Franchise Tax Board as an auditor. As a former Halliburton Industries instrument technician, Sean's electrical engineering and process manufacturing background, coupled with his tax expertise in research credits, enables him to uniquely advise clients on the complexities and application of the research credit to their business models. His accounting degree was earned compliments of Halliburton.

Sean has a focused expertise serving manufacturing, technology and life science clients. He has more than 15 years of experience performing R&D credit analysis, audit defense and assisting companies in qualifying and capturing research credits. In addition, he brings expertise to multi-state businesses with nexus reporting challenges inherent in SaaS and “cloud-based” business models.

Sean is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, California and Massachusetts. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Accounting from California State University.

Sean is member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.