Jay Payne - BDO Richmond

Jay Payne

Atlantic Tax Regional Managing Partner


BDO Richmond Office



Executive Summary

Jay Payne oversees the operations of BDO's Atlantic Tax practice, helping clients and colleagues address the myriad of tax issues related to sophisticated business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and growing businesses.
With more than 20 years in public accounting, Jay is experienced in developing and executing strategy, as well as delivering a wide range of services to his clients, including accounting method reviews, cost segregation services, credits and incentives, international tax structuring, state and local tax consulting, valuation, assurance services, and more. He also regularly supports assurance engagements with his knowledge of financial reporting of income taxes for generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) under ASC 740, providing confidence to clients surrounding their income tax disclosures.
Previously, Jay was a tax partner at a Big Four firm, where he focused on the unique needs of companies experiencing growth due to new innovations, expanding markets and increased brand awareness.
Jay has provided services for clients in a variety of industries, including gaming, hospitality and leisure, healthcare, retail and consumer products, energy and natural resources, real estate and construction, and manufacturing and distribution.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA)
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)


M.S., Taxation, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
B.S., Accounting, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University