As a Partner, Andy Burnett provides tax, accounting, and personal wealth management services to privately held businesses and high net-worth entrepreneurs and executives. He is also responsible for streamlining tax methodologies and processes, and advancing the technological capabilities of the department.
Andy specializes in tax consulting for individuals and closely-held businesses. He has more than 15 years of experience in coordinating and analyzing tax information; providing tax planning services to minimize corporate and personal income tax liability; and offering broad-based tax, transactional and consulting services.
An area of emphasis for Andy includes working with family and multiple generation entities and trusts. He has also assisted individuals of high net-worth with maximizing charitable contributions, and protecting personal assets. In this capacity, he has also consulted with clients on estate and succession planning issues, and transactional activities such as mergers and acquisitions, entity selection, transacting real estate deals, wealth transfer, and insurance funding and placement.
As a juris doctorate, Andy has a deep understanding of the legal environment. This experience enables him to serve as a facilitator of transactional and business structuring matters, in addition to assisting clients with the preparation of documents, including wills and power of attorneys.
Prior to joining the firm, Andy was a tax manager with an international accounting firm.
Professional and Civic Organizations
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia State Bar- Member
Tax Advisor – Editorial Board
PKF North American Network – Tax Strategies Task Force Member
Arthur Andersen & Company Award – Andy received an award for academic excellence in the graduate course of Taxation and Estate Planning while enrolled at Georgia State University.
Juris Doctor, Georgia State University College of Law, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2001, cum laude.
Master of Taxation, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1995.
Bachelor of Science, cum laude, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York, 1992.