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Charles E. Frayer, CPA


55 Campau Avenue N.W.
Suite 500
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-2609

+1 616 752 4248


Chuck Frayer is a partner in the Crowe Horwath LLP tax services group and his specialty is federal taxation. Chuck has more than 30 years of overall experience providing services for some of the largest middle-market manufacturing and distribution, construction, and retail companies in western Michigan.

During his tenure with Crowe, he has focused on the large company space as one of five Crowe global account partners. Chuck also manages large tax compliance projects and has significant experience in the delivery of tax consulting projects including:

  • Research and experimentation credit studies
  • Foreign structuring in conjunction with supply chain planning
  • IRS dispute resolution
  • State nexus reviews
  • Export incentives maximization

Chuck has led the efforts to build awareness of the firm’s expertise through networking and involvement on local boards and in not-for-profit organizations. He is the Mercy Health Regional board of directors chairman and serves as a Grand Rapids Symphony board of directors trustee, Grand Rapids Symphony Endowment committee member, and YMCA Metro Grand Rapids board of directors member.

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) member
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants member


  • Bachelor of Arts
    Albion College
  • Master of Business Administration
    University of Michigan