Photographic portrait of Ali Vahdat
I am excited and honored to serve as the leader of our Americas Indirect and State & Local Tax practice. It’s a privilege to serve our clients and work with our people as they develop and grow.

Ali Vahdat

EY Americas Indirect and State & Local Tax Leader

Traveling. Exercising. Reading business articles. Spending time with my family.

Ali has specialized in state and local tax for over 20 years and has provided tax advice to many corporations doing business in the following industries: consumer products, media and entertainment, real estate and investment companies, technology and communications.

His primary focus is state corporate income/franchise taxes.

Ali completed a rotation in our National State and Local Tax practice in Washington, DC, and has spoken at various forums, including the Georgetown University Law Center’s Advanced State and Local Tax Institute and the Tax Executives Institute.

Ali was an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University, teaching Multistate Taxation.

He received a BS in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and a JD from the University of California College of Law, San Francisco.

How Ali is building a better working world

I’ve always been driven by taking knowledge and rules to find solutions for complex problems. Indirect Tax has been a perfect blend of applying technical rules to specific facts to reach a reasonable conclusion. Throughout my career, teaming with our people has been critical to achieving successful outcomes for our clients. I continuously challenge myself and others to ask, “Do you make the people around you better?”

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