DuCharme, McMillen & Associates
Corporate Tax Solutions
DuCharme, McMillen & Associates, Inc. (DMA) has earned a solid reputation as one of North America’s leading state and local tax-consulting firms for Fortune 1,000 clients.
Beginning in 1972 as a regional real estate consulting firm, DMA has grown by nurturing and promoting our own talent, by expanding our scope and service offerings, and by acquiring firms whose strengths complement our own. As our successes and reputation have grown, we’ve increased our capabilities and added offices across the U.S. and Canada.
Today we devote ourselves to assisting tax departments in achieving their goals and objectives. Our current areas of expertise include:
We are committed to providing clients with:
Honesty, Integrity, Ethics and Respect
These attributes are at the forefront of all things we do.
DMA’s philosophy is that true professionalism includes all of the following as core components to be provided to our clients as a minimum standard of service at all times:
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Deliver on Our Promises
We do what we say we’ll do, and we stand behind our work.
An Extension of Your Tax Department
We will go well beyond partnering with our clients by operating as an extension of our client’s tax department. We focus on our client’s objectives and interests as if we were actual employees within the tax department.
Exceptional Tax Resources
We will assign experienced professionals to all engagements, ensuring unparalleled service to our clients. We fully accept the responsibilities entrusted to DMA by our clients. DMA will not assign less experienced employees to tasks better performed by seasoned professionals.
Our unique combination of strengths makes us the best choice for many clients. A staff of exceptional professionals, high levels of specialization, and a truly national scope that spans the United States and reaches into Canada position DuCharme, McMillen & Associates well to take a comprehensive approach to any local or multi-state project.
Our people - Our people are exceptional. They reflect DMA's high standards of technical ability and client focus. Their entrepreneurial spirit drives them to achieve outstanding results for clients.
- Clients enjoy thorough reviews that result in maximum tax savings and value-added recommendations.
Our focus - At DMA, our sole focus is state and local tax consulting, so we bring more in-depth knowledge and expertise to each project.
- Clients enjoy the personal attention they deserve, since DMA consultants work directly with the tax department, delivering state and local tax solutions.
Specialization - DMA offers three-tier specialization: high levels of expertise within a particular tax field; geographic knowledge of specific state and local (as well as federal) regulations, rulings, issues and practices; and in-depth understanding of industry-specific issues.
- Clients receive high-level professional consultation tailored for each unique situation.
National structure - Our national structure allows us to draw from DMA experts in our many offices when selecting the best team – with the most appropriate experience – for an engagement. Clients with a multi-state presence are assigned experienced professionals in each locale.
- Clients have confidence that their consultants understand regional issues and have regional contacts.
Bottom-line results - DMA delivers impressive bottom-line results, realizing significant tax savings for clients. Our work focuses both on tax recovery and on seeking proactive, practical ways to help clients avoid unnecessary future tax burdens.
- Clients benefit from practical results measured in tax savings and detailed reports that substantiate findings.
Professionalism - We deliver on promises, stand behind our work and supply high-level client service. DMA does not assign less experienced employees to complete tasks better performed by more seasoned professionals.
- Clients count on their DMA consultants to do what they say they’ll do, on time and with professionalism.
Employee-ownership - As an employee-owned company, DMA attracts and retains people who have a long-term, can-do attitude toward their work and client service.
- Clients work with long-term employee-owners who take extra pride in their work and therefore deliver superior results.
Relationships - We partner with clients, tailoring our services to the way they do business rather than imposing a prescribed service to their unique circumstances. We also cultivate strong relationships with taxing authorities in order to represent our clients fairly while preserving their hard-earned community standing.
- Clients appreciate DMA consultants' sensitivity to corporate culture and internal issues and their willingness to be a partner rather than to prescribe an approach.
Efficient procedures - Over the years DMA has developed highly sophisticated, proven and efficient review processes. Built-in flexibility means we provide a tailored solution for each client.
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I have been working at DuCharme, McMillen & Associates full-time (more than 3 years)Pros
Great thing about working at DMA is the Flex time, vacation time, the competitive pay, the company outings which enhances your teamwork skills as well as shows appreciation and the management is friendly, helpful and encouraging. Also the ability to work independently without being micromanaged. I have no complaints; it was the best decision I've made thus far.Cons
I'd prefer more hands on training for the people who learn by doing instead of reading.Advice to ManagementAdvice
I think the Management team is great. my only advice would be to continue training and talking with staff and engaging them with feedback in the areas that are open for improvement. I totally love my manager and thankful that I am apart of her team.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
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I applied online. The process took a week – interviewed at DuCharme, McMillen & Associates.Interview Details
Was contacted by HR for a interview a week from initial interview. Went in to the interview not knowing what to expect. Learned a lot about the company during the interview and the interviewer seemed to know a lot about the job and seemed to care. Basic situational/behavioral questions were asked. Lasted about an hour. Nothing too difficult as long as you prepare. Make sure to ask a lot of questions as well, they encourage it. Was offered the position the next day.Interview Questions
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North America's trusted choice for corporate tax solutions
Mission: Since 1972, DMA has been assisting corporate taxpayers minimize the cost and administration of state and local taxes. We serve Fortune 1000 companies from regional...