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Paul Naumoff

Paul Naumoff
Principal, Ernst & Young LLP


  • Principal and Global Director,  Location Investment, Credits & Incentives Services, Indirect Tax, EY Columbus
  • LL.M. in Taxation, Capital University Law School; Juris Doctor, Capital University Law School
  • Ohio Bar Association’s Taxation Committee; Elected Official – New Albany Board of  Education; LIfeCare Alliance Board Member
  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, Miami University (Ohio)


  • 22 years of direct experience more than 30 States and leading a network of over 300 location investment advisory, business incentives and credits professionals whose global, federal, state and local business incentives knowledge comes from their collective experience on more than 1,000 economic development engagements
  • Client industries include retail, distribution, manufacturing, financial services, energy, biotech, clean technology and logistics
  • EY’s Global Tax Leader of Sustainability Services, leads project teams throughout the globe that work with clients interested in energy efficiency and carbon reduction initiatives, renewable energy production and the development and manufacture of efficient and/or less carbon intensive products


  • Project example: Recently Assisted large-scale US inbound contract manufacturer in multi-billion dollar investment in the US; client has received multi-billion dollar incentives offer
  • Direct Client Service responsibility on more than 100 economic development and credits & incentives projects in more than 30 states serving  both private and public sector clients. Experience includes site selection/location analysis, credits & incentives, economic impact  studies, tax and cost modeling
  • Previously served as National Director of EY’s Tax Credits Investment Advisory Services  for six years where I built the EY Federal Credits & Incentives practice focused on Renewable Energy, New Markets Tax Credits, Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Federal Grant Programs