Todd Betor focuses on the state and local tax implications of business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. Todd counsels clients on state tax planning pre- and post-transaction, and provides modeling, guidance and integration recommendations. He also guides clients throughout the reorganization process, from drafting implementation plans to writing tax opinions. His clients include regulated entities from the telecommunications and energy sectors, as well as digital economy and technology companies.
Todd instructs clients on all aspects of state and local tax, including income, franchise, sales and use, telecom and other transaction taxes. In addition to tax planning, he represents clients in tax controversy and litigation matters, and advises on employment tax withholding, resident status and other state tax issues for clients with mobile, global workforces.
Prior to joining Sutherland, Todd served as an associate at a Big Four accounting firm in San Francisco. There he focused on the tax consequences of internal reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and dispositions.