Brent P. Johnson


Brent’s experience in public accounting, coupled with managing a Corporate Tax Department, allows him to deliver effective tax compliance, insightful and practical analysis of tax planning, all while keeping an eye on the impact these functions have on a corporation’s overall financial performance.Since beginning his career in tax at Deloitte in 1991, where he collaborated on the reengineering of the firm’s compliance services, he has specialized in corporate tax compliance, planning, and financial reporting. In 1999, Brent became the head of the Tax Department at Safelite Group, now Belron U.S. In 2005, he started Johnson & Company, CPAs, which he subsequently merged with Clarus Partners in 2007.

  • B.S. in business with a concentration in accounting from The Ohio State University
  • Master of Taxation from Capital University School of Law


Areas of Expertise
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business tax compliance
  • Multi-jurisdictional business tax planning
  • Income tax accounting
Licensing & Certifications
  • CPA
  • MT
Professional & Community Involvement
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past President, Columbus Association of Tax Professionals