Patrick J. Duffany
CPA, JD, Partner
Patrick Duffany leads CohnReznick's National Tax and State and Local Tax practices. He has more than 25 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. He 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 and author on a wide range of state tax topics.
Patrick has 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 advising on issues involving forced combination, unitary business, discretionary authority provisions, apportionment, and alternate apportionment methodologies.
Patrick serves on the Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s state tax committee, is Chair of CTCPA's state tax committee, and regularly participates in working groups with the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services. He is a recipient of CTCPA's Jack Brooks Leadership Award and earned recognition as Committee Chair of the Year. He is an active member of the Marine Corps League.
B.B.A, Western Connecticut State University
J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
Connecticut Business and Industry Association