Patrick J. Duffany
CPA, JD, Partner
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Connecticut Bar Association
Patrick Duffany has more than 20 years of public accounting experience, including 17 years as the lead state and local tax (SALT) professional for multinational and multistate companies while with a “Big 4” firm. Patrick provides guidance and assistance with matters in connection with various state and local taxes, including income/franchise, sales and use, conveyance, property, and gross receipts taxes. He is a frequent speaker on a wide range of state tax topics.
Patrick initiated and managed the implementation of sophisticated and complex corporate restructurings and assisted with other transaction-related tasks, including due diligence and post-merger integration issues. He has significant experience representing clients before state tax authorities including audit, refund claims, voluntary disclosures, appeals, ruling requests, and petitions, and with respect to various issues and areas such as forced combination, unitary business, discretionary authority provisions, apportionment, and alternate apportionment methodologies.
Patrick currently serves as chair of Connecticut Society of CPAs (CSCPA) state tax committee and is a member of the CSCPA’s Advisory Council. He also serves on the Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s state tax committee, and participates in working groups with the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services. Patrick is also a member of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Southwest New England.
- B.B.A, Western Connecticut State University
- J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law