Penn State Harrisburg

Steven J. Masterson, CPA, '78

· Executive Board Member; Board of Advisers

Biography

Partner, Tax Services
BDO USA, LLP

Steve is a partner in BDO USA, LLP, the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a certified public accounting firm. He is an accomplished tax practitioner with more than 30 years in public accounting, 12 of which were spent with Ernst & Young. Steve has the responsibility of providing tax services to financial institution, corporate, partnership and individual clients. He assists in developing strategies for minimizing federal, state and local taxes and evaluates tax alternatives and the consequences of transactions and business decisions.

Tax areas of expertise include:

  • Financial institution taxation
  • Corporate and individual taxation
  • Merger and reorganization planning
  • Transition planning
  • State and local tax planning

Steve serves as the chair of the Penn State Harrisburg Board of Advisers and is a past president of the Estate Planning Council of Central Pennsylvania and the Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society.

 

Education

·         Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania

·         BBA – Accounting, Pennsylvania State University

 

Professional Affiliations

·         American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

·         Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

·         Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers

·         Maryland Bankers Association

·         Estate Planning Council of Central Pennsylvania