Diane Reach

Diane Reach

Partner
Grant McCarthy Group LLC
http://www.gmgconsulting.com
777 Westchester Avenue
Suite 201
White Plains, NY 10604

Main Office Phone: 914-798-9901
Direct Work Phone: 914.798.9909
FAX: 914.798.9999

Professional Experience:

Diane has more than 20 years of experience in state and local income/franchise taxes, including planning, implementation, compliance, refund review and audit defense. She also has extensive experience with state tax issues and planning relating to mergers, acquisitions and other corporate reorganizations, and has significant experience with multi-state real property transfer taxes and other miscellaneous taxes. Diane’s state and local tax knowledge is supplemented by her federal income tax experience derived from her years working at a New York City law firm.

As a partner at Grant McCarthy Group, LLC since 2006, Diane is responsible for leading the firm’s state and local income/franchise tax practice. Before joining GMG, Diane was a partner in the State and Local Tax practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Prior thereto, Diane worked for over 6 years with a New York City law firm specializing in federal and state/local taxes.

Practice Focus:

Diane is engaged in providing a variety of state and local income/franchise tax services to a diverse group of corporate and other clients. Her practice includes providing tax advice on corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and planning and implementation. She is also regularly engaged in reviewing tax returns, identifying and securing refunds, negotiating voluntary disclosures, submitting ruling requests and providing audit defense services. She also has extensive experience with multi-state real property transfer taxes, sales and use taxes and other miscellaneous taxes.

As a result of being based in New York for over 25 years, Diane has considerable knowledge of and experience with tax issues affecting corporations, partnerships and other entities doing business in New York State and City.

Education:

University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
New York University School of Law, J.D., LL.M.

Publications:

Tax Management Portfolio #1100, Income Taxes: Computation of State Taxable Income

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