John Gupta

Principal-in-Charge of State and Local Tax

John Gupta


John is a proven leader and business developer with over 24 years of experience working in state and local taxation matters. He specializes in tax policy, planning, controversy, and compliance across all areas of state and local taxation including income/franchise/gross receipts taxes, and sales/use taxes. He is also a sought-after thought leader and speaker related to state and local taxes.



  • Ohio State Bar - Member


  • Juris Doctorate - University of Akron, OH
  • Master of Taxation - University of Akron, OH
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance - Miami University, Oxford, OH


Client Work

  • Managed domestic restructuring and M&A initiatives.
  • Managed hundreds of state tax cases with state tax authorities across the U.S. and worked with state officials on tax policy matters and negotiated incentives.
  • Broad industry experience working with Fortune 500 companies in telecommunications, technology, media and entertainment, healthcare, consumer products, manufacturing, financial services and real estate.


Community Involvement

  • Frequent lecturer on multi-state tax topics.