Brian J. Simpson

Brian J. Simpson

Partner, CPA · +1 (972) 748 0207
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Brian Simpson is a partner and leads the corporate income tax practice of the Dallas office.

Brian currently leads the corporate income tax practice of Baker Tilly’s Dallas office. His areas of responsibility include accounting for income taxes (ASC 740, formerly known as FAS 109 and FIN 48), tax issues related to accounting for share based payments (FAS 123R), corporate tax compliance and planning, accounting period and methods issues, and audit representation in income tax audits. He also has extensive experience assisting clients in structuring and planning transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He works with closely held entities as well as publicly traded companies.

  • Experience with large corporate compliance and consulting, large partnership compliance and consulting, IRS representation, accounting method change implementations, and the management of multiple clients in all aspects of federal, state/local and international compliance
  • Extensive experience assisting clients with ASC 740 (FAS 109, FIN 48 and FAS 123R issues) and teaching multiple training seminars on those issues
  • Managed a large client load of multiple Fortune 500 tax and audit clients operating in the manufacturing, retail, communications, restaurant, technology and hospitality sectors
  • Was a member of an international firm’s national Accounting Methods and Research Credit Services team
  • Was the lead partner (Southwest region) over Global Tax Transformation Services for an international firm with a focus on providing services related to review of client’s tax function, including a review of processes, people and technology compared to best practices
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants




The University of Texas at Dallas
Bachelor of Science in accounting