Stuart Lyons, CPA, MST, MBA
Stuart is a principal in the tax practice at Baker Newman Noyes, specializing in international tax compliance and consulting for both business and individual clients. He joined the firm in 2008 after serving as corporate and international tax practice leader at a Massachusetts-based regional accounting firm. Prior to this, he worked for a Big 4 firm in Boston and was the director of tax at a large public company.
As the firm’s international tax practice leader, Stuart specializes in managing the tax compliance, accounting for income tax reporting, including FAS 109 and FIN 48, and tax advisory services for large and medium-size multi-state and international corporations. He also provides tax planning and compliance services for individuals with international investments, employment, and business operations, including outbound expats and inbound foreign persons. Stuart also leads the firm’s international tax participation with Baker Tilly International where he coordinates global services for both outbound and inbound clients.
Stuart earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami, a master’s of business administration from Babson College, and a master’s in taxation from Bentley University.
- Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Member, Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
Volunteer / Service Activities
- Former Community Review Team Member, United Way of York County
- Former Board Member & Treasurer, Maine Cancer Foundation
- Board Member & Treasurer, Ocean Park Association
Hobbies / Other
Stuart is married with one son and one daughter. He enjoys golf and spending time with his family at their beach cottage.
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