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Douglas A. Joseph, CPA, MST





Direct Dial: 860-561-6829
Fax: 860-726-7729

Areas of Expertise

Individuals, Automobile Dealerships, State & Local Tax Services, State & Local Sales Tax Services, Tax


General Experience Highlights

As a tax partner in the firm’s state and local tax consulting practice, Doug works with a wide range of clients in the areas of Connecticut sales and use tax, multi-state tax, corporate income tax and personal income tax for privately held businesses and their owners. In addition to his state tax expertise, Doug has many years of experience in federal tax compliance and planning.

Through his involvement in national professional associations, Doug has access to resources for questions and issues regarding taxation in the U.S. and throughout the world. He has been a frequent speaker and panelist at professional, trade and civic programs on subjects of federal and state taxation.

Professional Education

  • Binghamton University ― Bachelor of Science in Accounting 
  • University of Hartford ― Master of Science in Taxation 

Professional Organizations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • Past Appointed Member of State and Local Taxation Committee 
    • Past Appointed Member of Matrimonial Issues Taxation Task Force 
    • Past Appointed Member of Individual Taxation Committee 
    • Past Appointed Liaison to Interest Expense Task Force 
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA)
    • Member and Past Chair of State Taxation Committee 
    • Past Member of Federal Taxation Committee 
  • MTC Sales Tax Simplification Planning Committee, representing AICPA
    • Past Member
  • Baker Tilly International State & Local Tax Committee
    • Founding Member and Past Chair
  • Connecticut’s Legislative State Tax Review Commission
    • Past Vice Chair
  • D.R.S./Tax Practitioner Corporation Business Tax Task Force
    • Past Member
  • D.R.S./Tax Practitioner Forms Review Committee
    • Past Member
  • Jewish Family Services of Greater Hartford
    • Vice President, Board of Directors 
    • Former Treasurer 

Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.