Harold B. Peterson, Jr.


New York - New York

212.643.0099 / Ext. 10222Contact

Professional Experience

Harold Peterson is a Partner in the Tax Department of Prager Metis CPAs, a member of Prager Metis International Group. He has been practicing accounting since 1980.

Harold works very closely with his clients to ensure that all of their needs and unique circumstances are fully understood. He has an expertise in a full range of tax services and takes pride in combining planning, research and advisory services in conjunction with tax compliance. He also represents clients in tax controversies and is active in estate and gift planning.

Harold works with clients in a range of industries including entertainment, real estate investment and holding companies, manufacturers, professional practices, and other service industries.  He has served as a lecturer for the Foundation for Accounting Education seminars as well as numerous other educational forums.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Bar Association


  • JD, University of Dayton, School of Law, Ohio
  • BA, Economics, Fordham University, New York

Civic Affiliations

  • Boy Scouts of America: Troop Chairperson and Assistant Scoutmaster

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and Its Impact on the Entertainment Industry

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) was signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. It has been hailed as the largest overhaul of the US federal income tax since 1986. While many diverse industries will realize significant changes, tax-wise, as a result of the passage of the TCJA, there are provisions that have a significant impact upon the media and entertainment industries.

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