Michael Kaplanidis, CPA

Michael has over 25 years of experience in full-service tax preparation, specializing in US expatriate tax and complex tax returns. Prior to founding Water Street Associates in 2007, Michael began his career at Coopers & Lybrand and then with Arthur Andersen as Tax Manager. Having the opportunity to travel on several assignments abroad in Europe and the Middle East early in his career, Michael’s expertise also includes complex high-net-worth individual tax returns, and business filings, as well as knowledge of expatriate and foreign national tax issues.
By approaching taxes holistically, Michael takes the time to understand the needs and goals of our clients in order to provide the best-case scenario for each particular tax situation. Michael and his team of tax professionals believe in establishing long-term relationships with our clients and growing alongside them. He is a graduate of Northeastern University with a BS in Accounting and also earned an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
A Boston native, giving back to the community is a priority for Michael; he ran the Boston Marathon in 2012, 2013 and 2014 to raise funds for inner city high school students. In 2018, he ran the Authentic Athens Marathon in Greece, where he is from originally, and just ran it again in November 2023.

Email: [email protected]  Phone: 617-515-3681