Barry A. Cohen, CPA


  • CPA, 1973, State of Connecticut
  • B.A., 1971, Temple University
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member CSCPA Personal Financial Planning Committee

Barry started his accounting career with a major Connecticut regional accounting firm in 1971. He became a partner in this firm and gained his expertise in the area of taxation while servicing a variety of privately owned manufacturing, industrial, health care, service and retail clients.

In 1984 Barry joined the international accounting firm Levanthal & Horvath as Director of Tax Services for Connecticut. In that position he provided tax planning and compliances services to high net worth individuals and Fortune 1000 Companies.

Barry established the firm of Barry A. Cohen, CPA in 1987 and in August 1993 became a principal partner in the firm of Cohen, Kaufman & Associates. In addition to supplying his clients with accounting, auditing and tax services, he specializes in providing tax and estate planning, tax compliances services, and representations on behalf of clients before the Internal Revenue Service. He has been an expert witness and has provided a full range of services to closely held industrial, retail and service concerns including distributors, manufacturers, medical and dental practices, retail and service concerns.

Barry has hands-on experience in health care practice management and consulting. He has helped numerous physicians increase revenues, implement managed care strategies and facilitate mergers and acquisitions.

Barry has presented numerous lectures on behalf of the CSCPA Education and Research Foundation and has published articles on taxation and other topics.