Shannon Cuddy

Shannan Gilmartin Cuddy



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Shannan Cuddy is a tax principal in our state and local tax services group, a practice within Baker Tilly’s specialty tax team. Shannan is a licensed attorney in the state of Massachusetts. She has spent more than 23 years consulting on a complete range of tax planning, compliance and consulting services including an in-depth, well-rounded knowledge of federal, state and local tax law. She is instrumental in helping businesses of all sizes and complexity, from venture-backed startups to global, publicly traded companies in addressing their state and local tax issues. Shannan’s areas of expertise include multistate income/franchise tax planning and compliance, sales and use tax consulting and compliance, ASC 740-10 analysis, ASC 740 tax provisions and due diligence consulting. She is also well versed in business structure planning, having assisted numerous customers in the realignment of their corporate structures.

Prior to joining the firm, Shannan spent more than 11 years in public accounting at Big Four accounting firms.

  • State and local income/franchise tax planning and compliance
  • Strategic business planning for U.S./non-U.S. enterprises
  • Sales and use tax consulting and compliance
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including identification and mitigation of exposure items
  • Federal and state tax audit defense mitigation of exposure item
  • State apportionment review and analysis
  • ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes
  • State tax nexus reviews
  • ASC 740-10 Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes
  • Credits and incentives identification and maximization
  • Payroll tax consulting and compliance
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, State Taxation committee member


Boston, MA


Juris Doctor

Fordham University (New York City)

Bachelor of Science, management

Fairfield University (Fairfield, Connecticut)