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Joseph A. Pizzimenti, Esq. - Director

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Joe is a Tax Director specializing in State and Local Tax Services. He joined MWE in February 2012.  Prior to joining the firm, Joe was the Multistate Tax Coordinator for Deloitte Growth Enterprise Services (“DGES”). His practice at Deloitte focused on providing Multistate Tax Consulting and Planning services to Deloitte’s DGES clients in the New York Tri-State area. Joe’s tax career includes significant experience with respect to rendering complex Federal tax consulting services to Multinational and Fortune 1000 corporations.

For approximately fifteen years at Deloitte, Joe’s primary focus was providing multistate income and sales tax consulting and compliance services to hi-tech, consumer product, multinational manufacturing and tax exempt clients. His practice focused on rendering tax consulting services that address complex state corporate income tax matters, including nexus, appropriate filing methodology, state taxable income determination and revenue sourcing issues. Joe has extensive experience in providing multistate tax advisory services with respect to mergers and acquisitions, FAS 109 and FIN 48/ASC 740. His area of expertise includes substantial income/franchise and sales/use tax controversy representation for corporate clients. Joe has extensive sub-specialty knowledge with respect to sales and use tax issues affecting the e-commerce and consumer product industries.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Joe was a Senior Manager in an International Tax Group at a Big 4 Accounting Firm. In his role as primary tax advisor to high profile Asian and European Multinational clients, Joe provided complex Federal and International tax services including drafting the Firm’s initial Advanced Pricing Agreement with the Internal Revenue Service, federal controversy assistance and tax compliance services. As a result of this experience, Joe developed a comprehensive understanding of Subchapter C, inbound and outbound tax issues.

Joe is admitted to the Bar in the State of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar and American Bar Associations.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Pace University. He has a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University.

Joe is also Editor of MWE's State and Local Tax blog: SALT Strategies.

speaking engagements

October 30, 2019: Fall 2019 State & Local Tax Update: Trick or Treat Webinar

July 19, 2019: 2019 State & Local Tax Mid-Year Update Webinar

November 26, 2018: Wayfair: The Nexus Net Will Catch More Than Just Online Seller Webinar

October 22, 2018: 2018 CPAAI North American Annual Conference- Wayfair & Sales Tax Nexus

November 8, 2017: VDAs 1-2-3- Your step-by-step guide to a Voluntary Sales Tax Disclosure Agreement

January 24, 2017: GAAP/Tax Update Presentation to the IMA-LI Chapter (PAGE 8)

January 18, 2017: 2017 Sales Tax Perspective Webinar

September 27, 2016: 2016 Sales Tax Quarterly Update Webinar

August 1, 2016: 2016 Sales Tax Mid-Year Review Webinar

December 1, 2015: Tax Update and Strategies for 2014 & Beyond (PAGE 10)

November 11, 2015: 2015 Sales Tax Perspective Webinar

January 13, 2015: 2014-2015 Sales Tax Perspective Webinar

December 2, 2014: Tax Update & Strategies for 2014 & Beyond Presentation to the IMA-LI Chapter

September 24, 2014: 2014 Sales Tax Update Webinar

September 25, 2013: New York State Tax Update Presentation to the NYSSCPA Nassau CFO Committee

May 21, 2013: State Income and Sales Tax Concerns Affecting Businesses and their Owners


Featured In

  • Significant Tax Provisions of the CARES Act

    On March 27, 2020 President Trump signed into Law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.The sweeping legislation gives substantial relief to business owners and individuals.

  • New York State Provides Limited Penalty Relief For Sales Tax Vendors

    In the wake of declaring a State Disaster Emergency, New York Governor Cuomo has issued an executive order expanding the Tax Commissioner’s authority to abate late filing and payment penalties to also allow the Commissioner to abate interest on quarterly sales and use tax filings and remittances with a due date of March 20, 2020…

  • New Employment Tax Credits Under Families First Corona​virus Response Act

    President Trump has signed into Law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).The FFCRA requires that certain employers provide expanded paid leave and/or emergency family leave to certain employees.

  • Treasury Delays Federal Income Tax Filing Deadline to July 15th

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday, March 20th, that the Trump administration has decided to push the federal income tax filing and payment date to July 15 from April 15.

  • Treasury Grants Tax Relief and Trump Signs FFCRA

    On March 18, 2020 the Secretary of the Treasury issued a notice which grants relief with respect to the timing of the payment of Federal Income Tax which would otherwise be due on April 15, 2020.The relief grants taxpayers an extension of time until July 15, 2020 to make the payment and applies to…

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