Anthony C. Ott, CPA

Director, State & Local Tax Services
(614) 947-5311

Anthony has over 16 years of experience in the state and local tax field. He is uniquely positioned to assist GBQ’s clients with state & local tax issues, having spent time in both tax consulting and internal corporate roles. He has served clients in the manufacturing, distribution, energy technology, healthcare, financial and service industries.

Prior to joining GBQ, Anthony was with Cardinal Health where he held several roles, including Director, Transactional & Property Taxes. In this role, Anthony led the sales/use/property tax function at Cardinal.

Anthony received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Ohio Wesleyan University. After graduating, he joined Deloitte, where he became part of the state and local tax practice serving both public and private companies in the Columbus, Ohio and Portland, Oregon markets.

Anthony leverages these experiences to practice primarily in his specific area of expertise, transactional and property taxes, where he has built extensive experience dealing with tax technical research, audit, controversy, transactional planning and compliance issues. He also leads the firm’s Energy Services offering.


  • Ohio Wesleyan University – B.S., Business Administration, Accounting

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Oil & Gas Association
  • Southeastern Ohio Oil & Gas Association


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