About Barry

Barry Halpern is a Tax & Business Services partner in the Firm’s New York City office. Mr. Halpern helps clients navigate the complexities of all areas of state taxation including general consulting, audit defense, strategic planning, apportionment sourcing studies, nexus considerations and resolutions, sales and use taxes, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, audits of state income tax provisions, and state tax compliance.

He also has extensive experience advising clients on New York State and New York City tax matters, having successfully represented corporations and partnerships before state taxing authorities and negotiated settlements and penalty abatements.

Mr. Halpern’s focus is on understanding the needs of his clients and delivering high value quality professional services to companies across all industries including financial services, healthcare, private equity, technology and media.

Mr. Halpern joined Marcum in 2021. He was previously a senior manager at a “Big Four” accounting firm.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)
Practice Focus

Multistate Tax Consulting and Planning
State Strategic Tax Reviews
State Controversy
New York City Unincorporated Business Tax
New York City Commercial Rent Tax
Sales & Use Tax
ASC 740C 740

Industry Focus

Financial Services
Professional Services
Private Equity


Master of Science, Taxation
Pace University – Lubin School of Business

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
City University of New York – Brooklyn College