James Buresh

Retired Partner
A retired partner with Deloitte Tax LLP, James Buresh has over 35 years in State and Local Taxation. While at Deloitte, James was the National Partner in charge of Deloitte’s Sales & Use tax practice.
James started his career as a Tax Attorney with Sears, Roebuck and Co. and wound up as Director of Corporate Tax. He was also a Partner at Arthur Andersen LLP where he was the Western Region SALT practice leader. Based in Los Angeles, James also spent time consulting with various other firms.
James was a member of the NYU State Tax Advisory Board for thirty years and chaired three conferences; a member of the Florida Bar State and Local Tax Conference Advisory Committee; Chair of COST from 1984-1988; Chair of TEI State and Local Tax Committee; Chair of the Civic Federation of Chicago-1991-1993.

James has been the recipient of numerous awards, including: NYU State Tax Award in 2007; Latcham Award from BNA; COST - Paul Frankel Award for outstanding service to the state tax profession in 2011.

J.D., University of Denver College of Law (1969)
B.S.B.A., University of Denver (1966)

James Buresh is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management State Tax Advisory Board.