Art Burkard is a managing director with Grant Thornton’s Metro New York/New England market territory State and Local Tax practice. Burkard was a law clerk with the New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal and has more than 21 years of public accounting experience at Grant Thornton, KPMG and Deloitte & Touche. Burkard specializes in all areas of state and local taxation, with an emphasis on multistate corporate income tax, franchise tax, and sales and transactions taxes.
He serves diverse client groups, including retail and manufacturing, financial services, construction, publishing, and telecommunications. Burkard focuses primarily on tax controversy services, tax transactional consulting, and has assisted clients in identifying and implementing tax planning strategies that have resulted in significant tax savings. He has also spoken to groups at the Tax Executives Institute, the Council on State Taxation, IPT, the Business Council of New York State and many others.
- Real estate and construction
- Transportation, logistics, wholesale, and distribution
- Not-for-profit and higher education
- Retail and consumer products
- Technology, media, entertainment, and telecommunications
Professional qualifications and memberships
Bar Member — Connecticut, New York
Institute for Professionals in Taxation, CMI, Sales Tax
New York City Bar Association, State and Local Taxation Committee
LLM, New York University School of Law
JD, New York Law School
BA, History, State University of New York at Buffalo
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