BMF Akron Office Closure Beginning May 1

Beginning May 1, our Akron Office will be closed to the public for renovations but will remain available to assist you. Contact your BMF Advisor or call 330.762.9785 to speak with someone who can help. We anticipate renovations taking several weeks, so stay tuned for updates!

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John A. Burgett



3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333





John is a seasoned tax professional with over a decade of experience specializing in SALT (state and local tax compliance and consulting for businesses. John’s expertise lies in preparing tax returns for C Corporations, S Corporations and Partnerships, including overseeing returns ranging from $10 million to $20 billion in annual sales.

With a client base comprised of closely held pass-through entities in manufacturing, construction, shipping, wholesale and service-based organizations, John is adept at navigating complex tax regulations and providing tangible tax savings for his clients. He actively engages in tax planning, determining accurate estimates and offering strategic recommendations to optimize clients’ financial positions.

Serving as a mentor and leader, John is committed to developing the talent of staff professionals, assisting all client engagement teams with state and local technical knowledge, and sharing his expertise through internal seminars and mentorship programs.


  • Income and franchise state tax audit defense
  • Multi-state taxation of businesses
  • Ohio Municipal Income Taxation
  • State and local tax apportionment consulting
  • State and local tax compliance services for businesses
  • State tax nexus studies and voluntary disclosure agreements
  • State tax effects on different corporate tax structures
  • S Corporation and Partnership Tax Planning and Strategyort



  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional and Civic Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • Context
  • Analytical
  • Futuristic
  • Achiever
  • Strategic

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