Angela Acosta

STS – Senior Director


BDO Detroit Office



Executive Summary

Angela has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of state and local taxation including: planning and restructuring of multi-state businesses, audit controversy and appeal, nexus studies, voluntary disclosure agreements, negotiated incentives, tax credits, ASC 740 review, FIN 48 implementation, litigation support, mergers and acquisition, sales and use tax consulting, unclaimed property consulting, outsourced engagements and many others.

She specializes in all areas of state and local taxes and has extensive experience in income and franchise taxes. Prior to joining BDO, Angela practiced for almost 5 years at Grant Thornton, 2 years at PwC, and 9 years at Arthur Andersen, as well as 4.5 years in industry focusing on state and local taxation at DTE Energy Company.

Angela has worked with a variety of public and privately owned clients and has provided tax services for clients such as Hyatt, Roush Enterprises, Key Plastics, PF Chang’s, Dominos, DTE Energy, Lear Corporation, Dow Corning, Dura Automotive, Meritor, Visteon, Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust, Sun Communities, Asset Acceptance Corporation and Tecumseh Products Company.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Vice Chair of the State and Local Taxation Task Force
Michigan State Chamber Tax Policy Committee
Inforum & MWTA


M.B.A., Michigan State University
B.A., Accounting, Michigan State University

Community Involvement

Board Chair, Accounting Aid Society