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Janet M. Bernier

Janet M. Bernier

BDO USA LLP

New York, NY, USA


Janet is the leader for Northeast Region’s State and Local Tax Practice.  She brings over 25 years of public accounting experience, as well as tax litigation experience to her clients.  As a tax consultant, she has developed a niche for successfully working with Fortune 500 clients involved in a variety of state and local tax matters.   Janet’s clients include multistate manufacturing and distribution corporations, retail companies, telecommunication companies, financial service organizations, medical devices and professional service firms.

Janet’s client services include tax compliance, state tax controversy resolution, corporate income/franchise tax planning, corporate restructuring,  sales and use taxes as well as due diligence and transactional reviews.  Her in-depth background includes assisting companies and local governments with creating and sustaining jobs through tax credits and business incentives plus private-public relationship building through financing opportunities.  Her relationships with both tax authorities and economic development agencies have resulted in unprecedented and ground-breaking tax and financial benefits for clients.

Janet directs the firm’s Northeast State and Local Tax Group.  In addition to working closely with clients, she frequently shares her expertise with members of professional and industry organizations through speaking engagements on topics related to state and local tax planning, as well as economic development incentives.  She has authored numerous articles and has taught CLE and CPE courses as well as PLI and COST.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

New York State Bar
United States Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Federal District Court Eastern District
U.S. Federal District Court Southern District

EDUCATION

Juris Doctorate, St. John’s University School of Law
B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Janet M. Bernier is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Nuts and Bolts of State Taxation (PowerPoint slides) - Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax - Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Wednesday, March 14, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax - Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax, Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax - Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax, Wednesday, March 14, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax - Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax, Wednesday, March 14, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, New York, NY
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