John T Hunt

Tax Director

The Economist
New York, New York, USA

Private Company

Professional Summary

Seasoned tax professional with more than 20 years experience with expertise including but not limited to the following subject matter areas:

-C Corporation Financial Statement preparation and taxes
-S-Corporation Financial Statement preparation and taxes
-Partnership Financial Statement preparation and taxes
-Sole Proprietorship Financial Statement preparation and taxes
-LLC Financial Statement preparation and taxes
-Individual taxes
-Tax Panning
-Budgeting, Forecasting and modeling
-Financial Planning
-Sales & Use Tax
-Tax Audit Defense
-Negotiating tax amounts due with the IRS (Offer in Compromise)

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July 21

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The Economist
New York, New York, USA 10017
Tax Director
Private Company
2011 - Present
• In charge of all tax related areas (Domestic and International) for the Americas Region of The Economist Group including but not limited to; (Domestic Compliance, Income Tax Reporting, Audit Defense, Transfer Pricing, Foreign Sourced Income, Section 199 Manufacturing deductions)
• Responsible for all Americas Region domestic tax compliance including Federal, State & Local, Income, Sales & Use and Property Tax filings, including extensions, estimated taxes and all related tax work papers,
• Responsible for Americas Region tax planning opportunities and implementation of strategies to minimize overall tax outlays while reducing the Effective Tax Rate
• Responsible for Americas Region Income Tax Accounting including computations for the Global Effective Tax Rate, Deferred Income Taxes and Tax Reserves in accordance with FIN 48
• Responsible for Americas Region Transfer Pricing maintenance and calculations including quarterly income shifts and maintenance of intercompany charge backs
• Responsible for directly handling all Americas Region tax audits, including IRS, State and Local Income, Franchise, Sales & Use Tax and Withholding Tax
• Interface with global finance, accounting and tax personnel at all levels, stay current with tax issues in real time and coordinate the booking of tax journal entries to assess and minimize any tax risks
• Manage and develop a team of three tax professionals and various outside tax consultants
• Responsible for the filing of all sector busine


BBA, Accounting 1994
Adelphi University
Garden City, New York, United States
Adelphi University Trustee Achievement Award Scholarship
Adelphi University Accounting Society
Adelphi University NCAA Division II Baseball Team

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant(CPA)

Associations and Societies

  • Tax Executives Institute

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