Katherine Gauntt - BDO Atlanta

Katherine Gauntt

Tax Managing Director; Southeast Region Sales and Use Tax Leader

BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Katherine Gauntt is a nationally-recognized indirect tax expert with more than 25 years of experience in management and administration of sales and use, property, gross receipts, and excise taxes. She has led teams through complex engagements involving strategic planning, process implementation/ improvement, audit defense, mergers and aquicisions (M&A) due diligence, voluntary disclosures and reporting efficiencies. She has extensive industry and consultative experience in compliance, tax accounting, audit administration and defense, tax planning, corporate reorganizations, nexus reviews, voluntary disclosures, refund review, and tax decision matrices. 

In addition, Katherine has held corporate managerial positions in the procurement, treasury, and risk management functions giving her a unique business-oriented perspective and team approach in the execution of indirect tax solutions.

Katherine provides indirect tax services to many business sectors including manufacturing, construction, employment services, financial services, healthcare, hospitality and technology. She is a published author and frequent speaker on indirect tax issues.


B.A., Biology, University of Tennessee