John Amato

Managing Director

Mr. Amato is a Managing Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Stamford, Connecticut, specializing in state income tax controversy. Prior to joining PwC, Mr. Amato was Senior Tax Counsel and Director of State Income Tax Audits with General Electric Company. During his 22 years at GE, he was responsible for state income and franchise tax audits, appeals and litigation for the GE Capital and GE industrial group of companies. Prior to joining GE in 1995, Mr. Amato was with Price Waterhouse in San Francisco and with Coopers & Lybrand in Boston specializing in state income and franchise tax planning and audit defense. Mr. Amato began his career as Counsel with the Massachusetts Department of Revenue in Boston, and has over 33 years of state and local tax experience. Mr. Amato has spoken for various organizations such as the Council on State Taxation, Paul J. Hartman SALT Forum, Tax Executives Institute and New England SALT Forum.

J.D. from Case Western Reserve University Law School (1984)
B.A., cum laude, from Middlebury College (1981)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
1730 T.M., Managing State Tax Audits (co-author)