The PricewaterhouseCoopers State and Local Tax (SALT) practice is dedicated to helping its clients assess their state and local tax burden by recommending solutions that support their overall business objectives and provide support so that their filling positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states' applicable tax laws and rules. Our practice is structured as a true network of well respected state and local tax professionals, including many former key state officials. As a national network, we assign SALT professionals best suited to address our clients' needs, without regard to geographic barriers. Whether a company is undergoing a complicated business restructuring, grappling with the adoption on FASB Interpretation No. 48, or interested in advice on day-to-day developments, our SALT practice is well suited to address state and local tax needs. The Income and Franchise group develops an understanding of the different reporting and filing methods separate, unitary combined, consolidated and nexus combinations/consolidations.
Extensive knowledge of a variety of state and local tax laws, including multi-state income tax planning, compliance, preparing returns, income tax accounting, controversies, restructuring, due diligence and audit defense.
Extensive technical skills, including FAS 109, MS Excel modeling, unitary filing, apportionment methodologies, tax base rules, tax research, compliance and consulting as it relates to multi-state jurisdictions.
Thorough experience identifying and addressing client needs: developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities; preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection.
Thorough experience as a team leader: leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation.
Minimum Years of Experience Necessary: 8
Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting required. Master of Science in Taxation, Juris Doctor with Accounting or Tax, or Master of Law in Taxation preferred.
Certified Public Accountant, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar required.