State and Local Taxation (SALT)
Steven P. Bryde, JD, is a lawyer and a Principal in the Tax Practice at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP. He specializes in state and local taxation for corporations and flow-thru entities in a cross section of industries as well as for individuals.
With more than 30 years of tax experience, Mr. Bryde has spent nearly his entire career in public accounting. Over the years, he has held positions at both global and regional accounting firms.
Among his accomplishments in this area, he represented a $6.8 billion public advertising agency, including successfully representing the company for corporate income tax audit defense in California, New York State and New York City. His representation of this taxpayer resulted in a combined tax savings of $6 million.
Mr. Bryde also litigated an Article 32 bank tax case for a major New York-based bank, including representing the bank at an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) trial, plus filing pre-trial and post-trial briefs, and handling briefing and oral arguments on appeal to the New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal.
Mr. Bryde has successfully represented several high-net-worth individuals in defense of their multi-million dollar New York State and City residency income tax audit assessments.
His broad background also includes experience working in industry. He spent 7 years working as a tax counsel for a global energy corporation. In that position, he was involved with international as well as federal, state and local taxation.
Mr. Bryde is admitted to practice before the New York State Supreme Court, the Federal District Court (Southern and Eastern Districts) and the US Tax Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the Westchester County Bar Association.
Steven Bryde holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Fordham University, as well as a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law. Mr. Bryde is based in Marks Paneth & Shron LLP's midtown Manhattan headquarters and has been admitted to the bar in New York State. He resides in Scarsdale, New York.