Mr. Joya focuses on state and local income, sales and use, payroll and property tax issues involved in mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and spin-offs.
He currently leads a team of state tax professionals that assist private equity and strategic buyers in conducting due diligence investigations to identify potential state and local tax exposures, and review purchase agreements to suggest improved contractual protection. He also helps identify post-acquisition tax function improvements and more tax efficient structural alternatives.
With more than 19 years of experience, Mr. Joya has advised companies in a variety of industries including retail, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, food service and solid waste service.
Before A&M, Mr. Joya was a member or Arthur Andersen’s state and local tax practice for eight years and a member of Deloitte Tax’s multistate tax services group for three years. His experience includes state income and sales / use tax audit defense, state tax due diligence investigations, merger and acquisition planning, state tax planning and restructuring and state income tax compliance.
Mr. Joya earned his B.B.A., cum laude, in accounting from the University of Miami and a J.D. with honors from Florida State University College of Law. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, a member of the Florida Bar Tax Section and a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Note: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.