David Perkins is a director in the Los Angeles office of Duff & Phelps. He is a member of the Property Tax Services practice, leveraging more than 14 years of valuation experience, including 12 years in connection with state and local taxes.

David has experience in a broad range of state and local tax consulting engagements for companies in all industry types, including representing clients in tax appeals, filing and pursuing refunds, preparing valuation appraisals and consulting clients on controversial tax issues. He primarily represents clients in the western states of California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah and Washington at the state and local boards of review and informal divisions of tax court.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, David worked as a senior associate in PwC’s state and local tax practice in Seattle where he was responsible for a large multi-state, multi-year sales and use tax refund recovery project for a financial services company. Before that, he was a senior industrial appraiser/analyst for the Oregon Department of Revenue where he prepared the annual property tax valuation assessments of semiconductor and other related technology companies and defended the Department of Revenue in valuation disputes at the state and local boards of review and informal division of tax court. He also held the position of a senior appraiser for MAXIMUS, Inc. where he prepared insurance replacement cost appraisals for a variety of public facilities.

David holds a B.S. from the University of Oregon and is a licensed CPA in Oregon and Washington. He is a member of American Institute of CPAs, Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT) and the Washington Society of CPAs.

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