Joseph F. Scutellaro is a tax partner with over 30 years of diversified public accounting experience. He serves as the Managing Director of CohnReznick Wealth Management and is the co-leader of CohnReznick Affiliated Companies. Joe is also the Tax Practice Director for the firm's Holmdel, NJ office.
Joe has been involved in various aspects of taxation including individuals, partnerships, S-corporations, large multistate consolidated tax returns, international tax, and tax practice management issues. A licensed CPA in New Jersey, New York, and Massachusetts, Joe works with clients in the financial services, commercial real estate, and private equity industries, and with high net-worth individuals.
Joe frequently speaks for and contributes to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Western CPE on technical tax topics, practice management, and professional ethics. He helped author the AICPA’s Tax Practice Quality Control Guide and contributed to the development of the NJSCPA’s New Jersey Law and Ethics course. Joe has taught this course more than 100 times since its creation in 2002. In 2014, Joe was named as one of the NJSCPA "50 Over 50" CPAs in New Jersey.
Before joining CohnReznick, Joe was the partner in charge of his prior firm’s tax department which he founded in 1996. He is actively involved with the Ashley Lauren Foundation, a Brick, NJ-based charity that helps local kids with cancer.
BS, Accounting, Fordham University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Former Chair, Tax Practice Responsibility Committee, Former member, AICPA Council and Tax Executive Committee
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants - Treasurer of the PAC, Former member, Executive Board, Board of Trustees, Chair of the Federal Tax Committee, Chair of the Professional Conduct Committee