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Jean-Paul Schwarz

Principal, J.D., LL.M.
212 792 4958

Jean-Paul Schwarz, tax principal with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP has been with the firm since 2012. He specializes in services to financial institutions. Jean-Paul has more than 30 years of experience providing a variety of tax services in the domestic and international tax area.


  • Successfully manages tax strategies for hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, mutual funds, passive foreign investment companies (PFIC), management companies, general partnerships, broker dealers and securities firms
  • Assists in the structuring of new funds
  • Identifies and implements tax saving opportunities
  • Works closely with top management of organizations on individual tax returns
  • Provides services in tax accounting, including financial statement disclosures, as well as representation of clients in audits before tax authorities


  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) – Associate member
  • NYSSCPA – Taxation of Financial Products Committee
  • New York Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • Wall Street Tax Association
  • Managed Funds Association
  • Hedge Fund Association


Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
Masters in Business Administration

Loyola Law School
Juris Doctor

New York University School of Law
Master of Laws, Taxation