Barry is located in the firm’s New York office and has over 30 years of professional accounting experience. A certified public accountant in the states of New York and New Jersey, he is the Team Leader of Withum’s Tax Services State and Local Tax Group. Barry advises clients in residency and nexus issues, entity level taxes, sales and use taxes, and other business and personal tax matters. He also counsels clients in strategic planning, transaction reviews, risk assessment, tax law compliance and corporate restructuring.
Barry received his BBA with honors in accounting and his MS degree in taxation from Baruch College, New York City. As an active member of the New York and New Jersey State Societies of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA and NJSCPA), Barry often provides in-depth lectures and learning sessions on key state and local tax issues to local chapters as well as organizations including Baruch College and CW Post College on Long Island. He is a current member of the NYSSCPA’s Multistate & Local Taxation Committee and served as chairman in prior years. He is also a member of the NJSCPA’s New Jersey Tax Committee. He was formerly an appointed member of the Commissioner’s Advisory Council for both the NYS Department of Taxation & Finance and the NYC Department of Finance.
Barry is a contributor for The Trusted Professional as well as several other industry and professional publications. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine and Crain’s New York Business. He was also a former editor of The CPA Journal.