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Janet M. Bernier

Janet M. Bernier

BDO USA LLP

New York, NY, USA


Janet Bernier brings more than 20 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 middle-market clients involved in a variety of state and local tax matters. Janet’s clients include multistate manufacturing and distribution corporations, telecommunication companies, financial service organizations, professional service firms and Fortune 1000 companies.

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

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.

Prior to joining BDO, Janet served as the Tax Partner-In-Charge of the New York office for a middle-market firm leading its Tax Specialty Services group, as well as overseeing the tax compliance function. Earlier in her career, she was a State and Local Tax (”SALT”) Partner with a “Big Four” practice.  

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

New York State Bar

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:
Web Segment  Web Segment Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax - Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2017, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax - Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax - Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax - Individual Income Tax and Corporate Income Tax, Tuesday, March 21, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2017, Friday, March 24, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Boston, MA
Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Nuts and Bolts of State and Local Tax 2018, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Atlanta, GA
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