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Chris Stephens

Chris Stephens

Chris Stephens is a Manager in Bennett Thrasher’s Tax practice. Chris has extensive experience assisting clients with state income and sales tax audit defense as well as protesting state tax assessments. He also helps clients mitigate tax exposure through multistate tax planning and state voluntary disclosure agreements. Chris assists clients with state tax consulting for M&A due diligence. His industry experience includes construction, healthcare, professional services and technology. Prior to Bennett Thrasher, Chris provided state and local tax consulting services for two other large national accounting firms. Chris is a licensed attorney with the State Bars of Georgia and Maryland.




practice areas

  • Business Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • State & Local Tax
  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax Planning & Consulting
  • industry experience

  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Services
  • Technology
  • education

    • LLM (Tax), Georgetown University Law Center
    • Juris Doctor, University of Maryland Carey School of Law
    • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of South Carolina

    professional affiliations

    • State Bar of Georgia
    • State Bar of Maryland