Branko Marusic - BDO St. Louis

Branko Marusic

Tax Managing Director, Sales and Use Tax Reverse Audits National Leader


BDO St. Louis Office



Executive Summary

Branko Marusic has over 35 years of experience helping companies achieve significant tax savings. He works with retailers, manufacturers, service providers, healthcare providers, contractors, entertainment and amusement businesses and individuals, equipment leasing companies, financial services companies, private equity groups, and others to identify substantial state and local tax savings. He advises clients, ranging from small to publicly traded companies, on multistate income tax planning and restructuring, and the use of voluntary disclosure agreements. His services include audit representation, letter ruling requests, and analysis of tax exposures in non-filing states. Using his deep knowledge of sales, use, property, and other miscellaneous state and local taxes, Branko advises clients on potential tax risks and exposure while simultaneously identifying tax savings and refund opportunities.
Branko has authored a number of articles and commentary, including tax analysis cited with approval by a United States Appeals Court. He is a frequent lecturer and presenter to various associations and trade groups on state and local tax issues. He has also argued tax cases before state Supreme. Additionally, Branko is an Adjunct Professor for the Graduate Accounting Program on State and Local Tax at Saint Louis University.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Bar Association
Associated Industries of Missouri, Tax Committee
Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)
Missouri Bar Association
Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)


J.D., Washington University in St. Louis
B.S., Business Administration, University of Missouri