Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, John was a partner at a national accounting firm. He also served at a Big Four firm.
For his corporate clients, John provides a broad range of tax and consulting services in the areas of tax compliance, tax provisions, and mergers and acquisitions. He also develops tax deferral and planning strategies that integrate the goals of a business with the individual financial needs of its owners. For both strategic and financial investors, John provides due diligence for acquisitions. In addition, he works closely with businesses to help them structure their exit strategies.
With deep expertise in state and local taxation, John helps clients navigate the complex regulations among the 50 states. Advising on income tax, sales and use tax, and tax controversy, he helps clients minimize tax exposure and penalties. John is one of the nation’s foremost specialists in state incentive programs, bringing value to clients seeking to relocate a business from one state to another or expand into new states.
As an expert in the area of film production incentives, John has consulted for over 100 film and television productions in over 20 state jurisdictions. He advised several states in developing their film incentive guidelines and assisted them with writing the CPA Procedures on the topic. In addition, John founded the film production incentives practice at his prior accounting firm.