Zach has a broad background in federal income tax and over 30 years of experience specializing in state and local income taxes, sales and use taxes, credits and incentives and miscellaneous transactional tax issues. Zach has considerable expertise in the state and local income tax implications of mergers and acquisitions, managing and settling controversies and income /franchise tax planning. His clients include several Fortune 500 companies engaged in the retail, technology, utility and financial services sectors.
Zach has worked extensively with audit teams, supervisors and managers in state revenue departments across the United States. He has represented taxpayers and negotiated settlements in hundreds of controversies involving income. sales and use, property. commercial rent, gross receipts and real property transfer taxes.
Prior to founding GMG in 2001, Zach was a partner in the State and Local Tax practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is a member of the New York State Bar and American Bar Association.