James Benjamin, MST, JD, CPA

Senior Manager

"I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail."
-Abraham Maslow

James has more than ten years of experience in public accounting, specializing in tax planning for corporations in the life sciences, technology, and manufacturing industries. He is a senior manager at Baker Newman Noyes serving clients out of the firm’s Woburn office. James’ experience includes research and development tax credits, nexus and other state tax issues, and mergers and acquisitions tax considerations. In addition he has helped clients with cross-border transactions and tax structuring.

Prior to joining the firm, James was a tax manager at a public accounting firm based in Rhode Island.

James earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in accounting, and his master’s degree in taxation from Bryant University. He also earned a juris doctor from the New England School of Law.

Three Things You Don't Know About Me:

  • I love to read. Top 3 favorites are: Made in America by Sam Walton, Titan The Life of John D. Rockefeller, SR. by Ron Chernow, and Poor Charlie’s Almanack by Peter Kaufman.
  • My all-time favorite musician is George Strait.
  • When I don’t have my head buried in books, I enjoy running, 10-pin bowling, and playing table top games.

Business Activities

Member, Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants