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Jess Johannesen, CPA

Manager, State & Local Tax

Jess is a manager in Aprio’s State and Local Tax practice. He brings over four years of tax experience to clients, helping them save money and reduce their risk of tax exposure.

Jess works in all aspects of state and local tax, specializing in sales/use and income tax consulting, state tax nexus studies, state voluntary disclosure agreements, M&A due diligence, state audit defense and state income tax credits, such as the Georgia film tax credit. He is known for being quick to respond to client requests and providing unparalleled attention to detail. Jess also regularly writes content for Aprio’s State & Local Tax Newsletter, keeping our clients proactively informed of changes and news that affect them.

Jess has a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Georgia. His professional and community involvement include:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi Alumni (Omicron Chapter)