Tony Manners - BDO Atlanta

Tony Manners

State and Local Tax Services Partner

BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Tony Manners is a State Tax Partnerwith more than 30 years of professional tax experience in both public accounting and private industry. He joined BDO in 2016, after eight years from a multinational conglomerate specializing in manufacturing, petroleum refining, and financial trading. Tony was the State Tax Director responsible for the state tax planning function as well as leading the state tax aspects of the mergers & acquisitions activity for the second largest privately held company in America. Tony leads the BDO state tax team in the Southeastern U.S.

Tony previously spent 10 years with the Atlanta Office of a Big 4 Firm in the Multistate Tax Services Group with lead state tax client service responsibilities for a diverse array of clients in Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida. Tony 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.

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.


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