Paul McGovern - BDO Orange County

Paul Mcgovern

Managing Director; Income and Franchise Tax West Region Leader


BDO Orange County Office



Executive Summary

Paul McGovern has more than 27 years of state tax experience both as a consultant and as tax agency official and is the Income and Franchise Tax practice leader in BDO's west region.

Paul has extensive experience in consulting companies on state income and franchise tax matters, including tax planning, controversy and state tax compliance issues. His areas of knowledge include businesses involved in manufacturing, retail, pharmaceuticals, and financial services. Paul’s client base has ranged from start-up corporations to Fortune 100 corporations. Some of Paul’s clients have included Applied Medical, ICU Medical, Schering Plough Corporation, and Trizetto Corporation.

Paul is a frequent speaker on state and local tax issues at such organizations as Tax Executives International and also contributes to internal professional development programs in his areas of expertise.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


B.S., Accounting, Fordham University