The depth and pace of government policy changes requires business stakeholders to be informed and engaged.

Scott Roberti

EY US State Policy Services Leader

Experienced Tax professional with an informed perspective on state tax policy, fiscal matters and business advocacy strategies.

Scott is a member of the Ernst & Young LLP National Tax team, leading the firm’s State Policy Services practice working with clients of all sizes, including Fortune 500 companies, to help develop and execute client specific state policy plans.

Previously, Scott led the state policy team at GE during his career from 1992-2017, which informed his development at EY US of providing coordinated, cross-functional and proactive strategies tailored to each clients’ needs and resources. He formerly served on Connecticut’s Economic Competitive Council, appointed by former State Senator John McKinney, as well as Co-Chair Council on a State Taxation Legislative & Policy Committee. Scott is also a frequent leader for state chamber coalitions focused on developing consensus on business or industry-specific tax regimes in collaboration with state tax officials.

Today, Scott works with client stakeholders to develop state tax policy models using a wing-to-wing approach from issue identification to government facing engagement. These models include boundary-less team effort from tax, government affairs and policy, business stakeholders, and strategic external networks.

Scott received his BBA in Accounting from Niagara University, and his MBA in Tax from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business.

How Scott is building a better working world

Scott works with client stakeholders to understand their tax policy objectives, controversy matters and economic development profiles. Scott and his team connect policy practices throughout the US, including the states with various public and business stakeholders. By understanding that tax policy is at the cross-section of an integrated tax service, we prepare clients for rapid political, economic and legislative change.

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