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Joseph A. Pizzimenti, Esq. - Director
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.
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
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
- Decoupling from the CARES Act New York City Style – The Sequel
- NYS Decoupling from CARES Act – Section 163(j) Limitation – How to Make Complicated More Complicated
- NYS Budget Decoupling from Beneficial CARES Act Provisions Creates NOL and Excess Business Loss Complexities
- NYS Budget Decouples from Beneficial CARES Act Tax Provisions
- No Time for Wayfair Complacency
- January 15, 2021MWE Named a 2021 Forbes Best Tax & Accounting Firm
For the second year in a row, MWE was named a Forbes Best Tax & Accounting Firm in America.MWE was one over 170 firms recognized in both the tax and accounting categories out of 18,000+ tax & accounting firms.
- March 30, 2020Significant 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.
- March 24, 2020New 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…
- March 20, 2020New Employment Tax Credits Under Families First Coronavirus 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.