Anthony Nitti

Partner, WithumSmith+Brown

Tony is a tax partner based in Withum’s Aspen, Colorado office and a licensed CPA in in the states of New Jersey and Colorado. He has twenty years of accounting and tax experience, including working in the tax departments of Arthur Andersen LLP and Price Waterhouse LLP. Tony’s practice focuses primarily on corporate and partnership tax planning, with a special focus on the consolidated return regulations and the reorganization provisions, including the structuring of acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations, spin-offs and other restructuring transactions. Tony is the author of numerous articles for The Tax Adviser, most recently Understanding the New Section 199(a) Business Income Deduction featured in the April 2018 Issue. He co-authored the CCH expert tax treatise: Corporations Filing Consolidated Returns, and since 2012 has been a featured tax writer for Forbes. His blog Taxes: The Nitti Gritty has a national following in the hundreds of thousands. His opinions and commentary on important tax issues have been quoted in Bloomberg, CNN Money, and the BNA Daily Tax Report. During the campaign preceding the 2016 presidential election, Tony was engaged by Bloomberg to review the publicly released tax returns of the Republican presidential candidates. Tony earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from The College of New Jersey and a master’s in taxation from the University of Denver Graduate Tax Program. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA). He has conducted continuing education training on a wide variety of tax issues for audiences across the country and is a featured speaker at national conferences including AICPA’s National Accounting and Tax Conference, Sophisticated Tax Planning Conference, and The Edge Conference. He resides in Eagle County Colorado.