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Gary Peric

Firm Leader, State and Local Tax
312 228 7202

Gary Peric, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) joined the firm in 2016 with more than 20 years of state and local tax (SALT) consulting experience. He leads Baker Tilly’s SALT practice and is a member of the firm’s national tax services team. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Gary was a SALT partner with another global accounting and advisory firm. He is a frequent speaker and author on SALT topics.

Experience

  • Assists publicly traded as well as privately held manufacturers and distributors in optimizing their SALT costs by developing and implementing multistate tax reduction strategies including nexus reviews, entity restructuring, apportionment studies, credit and incentive analyses, and refund reviews
  • Provides dispute resolution services such as audit defense, appeal representation, ruling requests, tax delinquency settlements, and voluntary disclosures
  • Offers state tax compliance solutions including return preparation, tax outsourcing, tax software consulting/implementation and other options for clients
  • Communicates regularly with taxpayers to share relevant industry developments and to keep current on potential business and operational changes that may impact their
    tax positions

Involvement

  • Founder, State Tax Foundation
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • CPAs in Industry Conference
  • Council On State Taxation
  • Taxpayer’s Federation of Illinois
  • Tax Executives Institute
  • National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor of Science in finance

DePaul University College of Law (Chicago, Illinois)
Juris Doctor