Bobby Burgner

Senior Tax Counsel, Global Indirect Tax Leader
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Bobby L. Burgner is Senior Tax Counsel and Global Indirect Tax Leader for General Electric Company in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining GE, he was a partner and Southeast Region Director of State and Local Services with Arthur Andersen & Co. in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a CPA and attorney, and has been appointed a member of both the AICPA and ABA committees on state and local taxation. Mr. Burgner graduated from the University of West Florida (B.A. accounting; Phi Kappa Phi; magna cum laude) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.; magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Sewell Key Award). While attending Georgetown, he served as state tax manager for MCI Communications Corporation, and later as state tax manager in the national tax office of another national accounting firm. From 1989 through 1995 Mr. Burgner resided in Atlanta, where he headed the state and local tax practice for Arthur Andersen in the Southeast Region. In 1995, he joined General Electric Company as Tax Counsel and Director of State and Local Taxes.

Education:
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (1988)
University of West Florida

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
1180 T.M., Income Taxes: Special Problems Formulary Apportionment (author)

 

Bobby Burgner is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management State Tax Advisory Board.