State and Local Tax

State and Local Tax

GHJ works with clients to help them understand and comply with complex multistate tax rules that affect their businesses and personal situations.


GHJ's specialized State and Local Tax Practice proactively identifies state and local tax planning opportunities that will maximize tax benefits and savings for each client. The team focuses on assisting clients with multistate income and franchise tax, sales and use tax, and credits and incentives.

GHJ's state and local tax professionals have experience dealing with businesses of all size including large publicly traded corporations, small businesses and sole proprietorships. GHJ's industry experience includes but is not limited to retail, manufacturing, technology, services, financial services, transportation, entertainment/media and wholesale distribution.

Additionally, through GHJ's affiliation with HLB International, GHJ has access to state and local tax resources across the U.S.

Service Offerings

  • City Gross Receipt Taxes
  • Credits and Incentives – Hiring Credits, Movie Production, etc.
  • Day-to-Day Consulting Questions
  • Due Diligence – Buy and Sell Side
  • Employment Taxes
  • Multistate Income and Franchise Tax
  • Multistate Sales and Use Tax
  • Non-resident Withholding
  • Property Tax Abatements and Reductions
  • Refund Review for Sales Tax and Income Tax
  • State Apportionment and Nexus Reviews
  • State Credits and Incentives
  • State Gross Receipt Tax
  • Structure Planning and Analysis
  • Tax Provision Assistance – FAS 5 and ASC 740
  • Tax Shelter “Disclosure” Compliance
  • Transaction Planning
  • Unclaimed Property Assistance
  • Voluntary Disclosure Agreements

Who We Serve

  • S-Corporations
  • C-Corporations
  • Limited Liability Corporations
  • Pass-through Entities
  • Sole Proprietors
  • Individuals


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Frances Ellington Gutierrez


Specialized Service Team