Marshal Sulayman

Excise Tax Leader

Principal | Deloitte Tax LLP

Marshal Sulayman

1111 Bagby St.

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Marshal is a Tax principal specializing in Fuel Excise Tax in the Multistate Tax practice of Deloitte Tax LLP and leader for Deloitte's excise tax practice.

Marshal has more than 20 years of federal, state, and local excise tax experience with two of the largest global public accounting firms. Marshal’s experience also includes working on fuel tax matters for clients in other countries including Canada, Mexico, and Australia. In addition to his responsibility of growing the excise tax practice across the country, Marshal is responsible for managing client relationships, delivering high quality and identifying potential high value opportunities to several Deloitte clients.

Marshal has experience serving large clients with large fleets of trucks, vehicles or equipment purchasing, selling or using regular and alternative fuels in both public and private sectors. His industry experience includes but is not limited to transportation, oil and gas, sanitation, logistics, construction, and airlines. Marshal’s deep experience includes: tax accounting, tax planning, fleet management, compliance management, cash flow management, risk assessment, tax credits, and audit defense. Marshal has experience working with the decision makers at federal and state taxing jurisdictions and is nationally recognized as a leading fuel tax practitioner.

Marshal is a regular speaker on fuel tax matters for industry groups including the Tax Executive Institutes, Federation of Tax Administrators, Waste Fleet Conference and Waste Expo.

Marshal received his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Master of Science degrees in Transport Studies from Ogun State University Nigeria. He completed his post-baccalaureate in Accounting at the University of Houston in 2005. He became an IRS Enrolled Agent, certified to practice before the IRS and state taxing jurisdictions in 2006 and is a member of National Association of Enrolled Agents.

Marshal Sulayman