Brett Rugen , CPA
Tax Manager
Agricultural / Business Entity and Governance / Construction / Manufacturers and distributors / Professional Athletes / Professional Services / Real Estate Investors and Developers / SALT (State and Local Taxes) / Tax Compliance / Transportation

Brett Rugen, CPA, is a Tax Manager with Purk & Associates, who has more than 10 years of accounting and tax experience working for a publicly traded company and public accounting firms. In his role, Brett oversees a team of professionals who provide income tax planning, guidance, and compliance for high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs. He is also responsible for new business development and client engagement for the tax division.

  • Experienced manager who knows how to lead innovative teams
  • Inform colleagues of current tax legislation and new tax planning strategies
  • Joined Purk & Associates in 2017
  • Construction
  • Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Professional Services
  • Pro-Athletes
  • Real Estate Investors and Developers
  • Transportation
  • Agriculture
  • Tax Compliance, Planning and Strategy
  • Business, Entity and Governance Consulting
  • SALT (State and Local Taxes)
  • Tax Compliance and Planning
  • Master of Accountancy, Certificate in Taxation, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Missouri - Columbia