Dennis D. Freeman, E.A.
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Over thirty years experience!


Dennis Freeman has over twenty five years of mining tax experience in his thirty five year tax career. He now provides unique and personalized tax services to the U.S. mining industry. These include reviews of percentage depletion computations to maximize savings, tax compliance, assistance in dealing with taxing authorities from all levels of government, integrated tax planning, implementation of tax aspects of sustainable development and assistance with short term staffing needs.

Dennis' professional experience includes both a "Big Four" professional service firm's natural resources practice, with a client base including major gold mining and cement manufacturing companies as well as smaller mining companies. These clients included aggregate and limestone operations. This included clients with foreign parent companies. Dennis has also managed the corporate tax departments of major gold mining and cement manufacturing companies.

Dennis has dealt with state and local tax issues facing mining companies in Alaska, California, Nevada, Montana, Utah and Texas. He has been involved with mines producing gold, silver, limestone, gilsonite and gravel. He has extensive cement industry experience.

If you wish to contact clients for a reference, please contact us and a list will be provided.

  • PERCENTAGE DEPLETION STUDIES - Gold, cement, limestone, aggregate and other minerals. Review effects of the Alternative Minimum Tax system on depletion;
  • MINERAL EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT COST ANALYSIS - review both reporting of prior expenses and assist with mine planning;
  • OUT SOURCING OF TAX FUNCTION - for smaller companies that do not need a full time tax person and want more personal attention than the larger firms can offer, we can do it all!  Income, Severance, Excise, Property and all other taxes;
  • REPRESENTATION ON TAX AUDITS/EXAMINATIONS - IRS, state, local and international authorities;
  • INCOME TAX COMPLIANCE SERVICES - Corporate, partnership and individual tax return preparation , Federal and state;
  • RECLAMATION AND CLOSURE - Integration of Internal Revenue Code requirements with current financial reporting;
  • TAX PLANNING - Federal, State and Cross-Border with both Canada and Mexico (NAFTA);
  • STATE AND LOCAL TAXES -including California and Nevada Property Taxes, Nevada Net Proceeds from Minerals Tax; Montana Gross Proceeds from Mining and multi-state income tax. Return preparation and appeals representation.
  • "FIRPTA" assistance for foreign owned mining operations;
  • COST SEGREGATION STUDIES for new facilities.


Gold ore, northern Nevada


Limestone from California's Sierra Nevada


Dennis with Carlin Trend gold dore