Yosef Barbut

National Assurance Partner


BDO New York - Park Avenue Office



Executive Summary

Yosef Barbut has 15 years of experience and specializes in Topic 740 services (accounting for income taxes) and related topics. Yosef has offered opinions on many complex income tax accounting matters related to business combinations, common control transactions, foreign currency, financial assets and liabilities, separate company reporting, interim periods reporting, tax restructuring and tax elections, IP migrations, uncertain tax benefits, goodwill impairment, branch operations, equity method investments, tax credits investments, and more.   

At BDO, Yosef focuses on technical consultations, quality control programs, thought leadership development, and U.S. and international standard-setting activities related to ASC 740, as well as increasing the market prominence of all channels of the practice.

Prior to joining BDO, Yosef was with the national accounting office of PwC where he led technical tax accounting consultations for engagement teams and clients, developed and co-authored various tax accounting publications including the PwC Guide to Accounting for Income Taxes, and worked on standards setting (e.g., accounting standard update related to qualified affordable housing projects or investments in low-income housing tax credits). Yosef also spent significant time on a large income tax outsourcing engagement where he led a team responsible for producing the quarterly and annual worldwide consolidated income tax provisions for financial reporting purposes.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


M.S., Accounting & Taxation, University of Florida
B.S., Accounting, University of Florida