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Thomas A. Walsh, CMI


As a state and local tax director, Thomas Walsh brings over 15 years of SALT experience to Citrin Cooperman. Based in the firm’s New York City office, Tom has a wide range of experience in strategic direct and indirect tax planning for multinational media corporations including publishing, Internet, and cable companies.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Tom was a senior manager of state tax planning at Advance Finance Group LLC. (formerly known as Paul Scherer & Company).  
In addition, Tom provides relocation and expansion services, reverse sales tax audits, product invoicing analysis, and implementation of sales tax compliance systems. He also has experience in unclaimed property, including multistate tax registrations and voluntary disclosures; FIN 48; and Canadian HST/GST. Tom recently obtained $11 million in New York State and City sales tax benefits for a company’s relocation to 1 World Trade Center. Furthermore, Tom has been successful in obtaining clients over $7 million in sales tax refunds.
Tom is a Certified Member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation. He is the co-chair of the Tax Committee of the Association of MPA – the Association of Magazine Media. He also serves on the Council on State Taxation (COST) Committee of Unclaimed Property.
Education & Licenses
Tom received a double B.A. in Economics and Spanish from the College of the Holy Cross and earned his CMI designation from the Institute for Professionals in Taxation.