Robert Zonenshein is an experienced Senior Tax Manager in the State and Local Tax Group. His expertise focuses on state and local income and franchise tax consulting and compliance, sales and use tax, personal income tax and other indirect tax matters with respect to a diverse range of corporations, pass-through entities and individual clients. Robert’s skills include tax research, planning, audits, controversy, due diligence, provision and compliance reviews.
Robert has extensive experience with the unique considerations that impact financial services including analyzing complex structures and special sourcing rules. He also has provided services to the retail, health care, not-for-profit, real estate, airline and other service industries. Robert has co-authored numerous ruling requests from taxing authorities on a wide range of issues, including the taxation of performance allocations, bank tax deposits factor, the application of sales tax to mergers, the taxability of software, and the application of personal income tax to tiered partnership structures.
Robert is an attorney in New York and New Jersey Supreme Court and U.S. Tax Court. Prior to joining the firm, he was with Big 4 accounting firms focusing on large and mid-size clients, as well as at a regional accounting firm focusing on Fortune 500, middle market and high net worth individuals.
Robert frequently writes client alerts on state legislative and judicial matters and has advised various financial industry associations on state and local tax developments.