Moore Colson, a nationally-recognized and award-winning CPA and advisory firm, recently announced the addition of Eric Ratliff, J.D., LLM, as partner. Ratliff joins Moore Colson’s Tax Practice with over 13 years of income, estate and trust tax planning experience including working with numerous financial institutions, individuals and families to create strategic tax structuring and business planning solutions.

In 2005, Eric worked as the principal attorney and solicitor for law offices in TN where he focused on estate and business planning, international and domestic taxes, PPACA compliance, consulting, and employee benefits and tax planning. In 2011, Eric co-founded a chartered trust company offering fiduciary services to clients and working with the client’s professional team, such as bankers and financial advisors.

At Moore Colson, Ratliff’s comprehensive taxwealth and estate planning experience will provide business owners and high-net-worth families with value-added tax planning, research and compliance for estates, trusts, individuals and tax-exempt entities through the use of sophisticated estate and gift transfer tax techniques.

Ratliff has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business from the University of Virginia, a Juris Doctor from the Appalachian School of Law and a Master of Laws in International and Domestic Tax and Business from St. Thomas University School of Law. Ratliff was admitted to practice law in Virginia and Tennessee in 2004 and South Dakota in 2012; he is also admitted to practice law in the United Kingdom and Wales by way of studies at Oxford University.

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“Moore Colson, as a practice and, most importantly, culturally, is a great fit for me,” noted Ratliff. “Due to its client service model, I will have the opportunity to work with several bright-minded and diligent professionals, both within the practice and in collaboration with other supporting advisors, to provide business succession and wealth preservation strategies for our clients.” Eric Ratliff, J.D., LLM, Partner, Moore Colson
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“We are extremely excited that Eric will be joining the Moore Colson team,” said Moore Colson’s Managing Partner Bert Mills. “Eric’s unique ability to handle sophisticated planning strategies along with his down-to-earth communication style fits very well with our team and our clients. We are pleased to welcome Eric and his family into our firm.” Bert Mills, Managing Partner, Moore Colson

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Moore Colson has been providing accounting, advisory and consulting services to mid-market businesses and Fortune 500 companies in the Southeast and nationwide since 1981. Headquartered in Atlanta, Moore Colson is one of America’s largest and top award-winning firms delivering innovative and practical solutions in a true partnership model. We offer expertise in tax compliance & consulting, accounting & auditing, employee benefit plan audit, IT audit security & consulting, Sarbanes-Oxley consulting, restructuring and turnaround services, management consulting, estate and trusts services, lender advisory services, transaction services, forensic & litigation support services, and fiduciary & bankruptcy services for more than 15 industries.

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