James McCann

James McCann



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James McCann is a partner with Baker Tilly’s real estate and construction practice. With more than 15 years of experience, James specializes in tax compliance, transaction tax planning and other business advisory services specific to the real estate industry. He has extensive experience working with real estate developers and investors to achieve their goals.

  • Assists with business tax compliance services related to partnerships, limited liability companies and other entities
  • Assists with federal and state tax planning and transaction advisory services for construction companies, real estate developers and investors, including choosing the right entity and overall entity structuring
  • Assists clients with transaction structuring in order to convert real estate appreciation from ordinary income to capital gains
  • Advises clients on tax implications of troubled debt restructuring
  • Reviews tax accounting methods and consultations
  • Experience working with high net worth individuals, including personal income tax, gift tax and estate tax planning
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance (NVTA)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)


Washington, DC


Master of Accounting
Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting
The College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, Virginia)