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Tax Manager

Location:
Yorktown Heights, NY
Posted:
May 23, 2020

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John E. Martucci

www.linkedin.com/in/john-martucci-5766253

** ******* ***** addd8n@r.postjobfree.com

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 914-***-****

Accomplished tax executive with over 20 years of experience in state and local taxs, audit, compliance research and planning activities. Skilled at implementing innovative tax planning strategies to insure compliance with state and local regulations. An assertive, hands-on leader, skilled at addressing large groups and developing junior staff.

Areas of Expertise

Tax Research & Planning

Partnership Taxation

CORPTax C/S

CORPCalendar

CORPInternational

State Planner

State Tax Credit

State & Local Compliance

Small Business Experience

Robert Chertoff, EA Firm

Tax Preparer 2003-2017

Prepared and reviewed tax returns: 1040’s, 1040NR, 1041’s, 1065’s, 1120’s and 1120S, as well as, the respective state forms.

Built and managed client relationships, while managed tax professionals working on client projects.

Advised clients and practiced a strong commitment to delivering high quality tax services.

Write up work using Quick Books.

Tax Software: ATX

Hart Vida Raffo, CPA Firm

Seasonal Tax Preparer 2014-2018

Prepared and reviewed tax returns: 1040’s, 1040NR, 1041’s, 1065’s, 1120’s and 1120S.

Tax Software: CCH

Michael Carminucci Wealth Management

Seasonal Tax Preparer 2000-2020

Prepares and reviews tax returns: 1040’s,1040NR,1041’s,1065’s, 1120’s and 1120S, as well as, the respective state forms from home.

Answer and research questions for clients and junior tax preparer on the team.

Maintains legislative materials by reviewing, interpreting, and implementing new or revised laws.

Tax Software: ProSeries Professional

AAJ Services

Owner 2010-2020

Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP)

Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN)

Prepares and reviews tax returns: 1040’s, 1040NR, 1041’s, 1065’s, 1120’s and 1120S, as well as, the respective state forms.

Files federal, state and local tax documents by preparing property tax returns, state pages, and federal, state, and municipal returns, extensions, and quarterly payments.

Recommends tax strategies by researching federal, state, and local taxation issues.

Maintains legislative materials by reviewing, interpreting, and implementing new or revised laws.

Maintains compliance with regulations by forwarding required information to federal, state, and local authorities.

Revises procedures by developing and streamlining procedures and worksheets for calculation of tax provisions.

Tax Software: ProSeries Professional

Professional Experience

WPP Group, Inc. Headquarters (HQ) – New York, NY

Director of State & Local Taxes 2008-2020

Served as key functional lead on all aspects of the State Tax function, including compliance, provision, audit and special projects (planning, credits and incentives).

Highly experienced in managing and coaching domestic Tax Department staff; assisted employees in developing skills essential for quality performance; fostered positive employee/management relationships.

Served as advocate and liaised for existing State Tax staff with leadership as required.

Skilled audit negotiator on a variety of tax types in numerous jurisdictions, including income (combined and separate) and sales and use.

Instrumental in monitoring tax consultants from a results and cost efficiency standpoint.

Extensive experience in reviewing complex state returns, including New York, California and New Jersey.

Identified significant cash tax savings as a result of service receipts sourcing background.

Analyzed business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations to forecast immediate and long-term tax objectives.

Remain apprised of industry and corporate trends potentially affecting tax policies and standards.

Assistant Tax Director, Grey Global Group LLC (A Unit of WPP Group, Inc.) 2006-2008

Assisted in directing and supervising the full scope of Federal, State and Local tax operations activities, including tax research, planning, sales and use tax calculations, accounting, registrations, reporting and compliance.

Consolidated Grey & Subsidiaries’ Federal and State Income Tax returns using CORPTax.

Ensured the accurate financial analysis, forecasting and provision of relevant tax data, including the FAS 109 tax provision.

Experis (A Manpower Group) – New York, NY

Tax Manager 2004-2006

Held tax management consulting positions with Fortune 500 and Global 2000 firms.

Massachusetts Department of Revenue – New York, NY

Tax Auditor 2003-2004

Conducted comprehensive audits/reviews of large multi-state and multi-national corporations to verify compliance with the Department of Revenue’s tax laws.

VNU, Inc. – New York, NY

Tax Manager, Domestic Income Tax Operations 2002-2003

Oversaw all facets of tax operations for the ACNielsen Division; utilized CORPTax to consolidate the Division’s Federal Income Tax return.

Trained, directed and supervised tax professionals; ensured the appropriate analysis and interpretation of new/existing tax laws to minimize the firm’s tax burden.

Viacom, Inc. – New York, NY

Tax Manager, Domestic Income Tax Operations 1994-2002

Managed Federal and State estimated income taxes, audits, provisions and 5471s for Viacom’s Entertainment Division.

Prepared and reviewed various combined State Income Tax returns throughout the Viacom enterprise.

Handled 240+ Federal Income Tax returns for inclusion into the consolidated return.

Developed and reviewed the cash budget for Federal and State Income Taxes.

Integrated tax operations for the merger of Spelling Entertainment Company into Paramount Pictures Corporation.

Researched and developed position papers on Federal and State Tax issues within the Entertainment Division.

Fortune brands – Greenwich, CT

Tax Analyst 1980-1987

Prepared Indirect Taxes (sales/use, business & occupation, gross receipts, and property tax) returns for monthly, quarterly and annual filings;

Researched Indirect tax issues;

Interpreted and complied with state, local and international statutes, regulations, and legislation;

Prepared for, and assisted with, Indirect tax audits.

Provided guidance based on research of transaction tax laws and regulations.

Assisted with the reconciliation of transaction tax general ledger account

Developed and implemented process improvement

Senior Tax Accountant 1987-1994

Interpreted and complied with state, local and international statutes, regulations, and legislation;

Prepared complex consolidated and standalone corporate federal and state income tax returns for selected clients

Conducted federal and state tax research and draft/review memorandums to support tax return filing positions and special projects as required, with the goal of minimizing tax expense

Filed federal, state, and local tax documents by preparing property tax returns, state pages, and federal, state, and municipal returns, extensions, and quarterly payments.

Prepared tax provision schedules by reviewing, preparing, and consolidating provision schedules.

Recommended tax strategies by researching federal, state, and local taxation issues.

Maintained legislative materials by reviewing, interpreting, and implementing new or revised laws.

Maintained compliance with regulations by forwarding required information to federal, state, and local authorities.

Revised procedures by developing and streamlining procedures and worksheets for calculation of tax provisions.

Identified profitability of potential mergers and acquisitions by analyzing tax information; calculated key ratios; identified areas of tax savings.

Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Education

Mercy College Long Island University – Dobbs Ferry, NY

MBA, Taxation

BA, Business Administration – Accounting



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