Tony Manners - BDO Atlanta

Tony Manners

Managing Director; Income and Franchise Tax Southeast Region Leader

BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Tony is a managing director with more than 30 years of professional tax experience in both public accounting and private industry. He has experience in the areas of state tax audit defense, developing state income and franchise tax filing positions, changes in corporate structures to achieve tax efficiency, transfer pricing, and apportionment strategies. He has been responsible for state tax planning as well as leading the state tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions activity for the second-largest privately held company in the U.S. He leads the Income and Franchise Tax team in BDO’s southeast region.

Tony previously spent 10 years with the Atlanta office of a Big Four irm in the multistate tax services group with lead state tax client service responsibilities for a diverse array of clients in Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida. He has also worked in the financial services industry as a vice president of tax with both Prudential Financial, Inc. and Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. in the New York City area.


M.B.A., Monmouth University
B.A., Rutgers University