Joel Busch

Joel Busch

MST Courses:

Bus 223G Taxation of Business Entities
Bus 223B Taxation of Partnerships
Bus 227C Tax Symposium

Joel Busch is an assistant professor at San Jose State University. Prior to joining the faculty at SJSU, Joel spent over a decade at Granite Construction Incorporated where he was in charge of federal, state and local tax audits, appeals, research and planning. In addition, Joel was responsible for the creation, implementation and instruction of in-house tax education for the organization as well as representing the company in numerous tax legislation efforts and tax regulation reforms. Joel then spent the following seven years as a tax consultant, representing businesses and individuals on all facets of taxation – including income, sales/use, employment and property tax matters.

Joel has formerly served as Vice-Chair of the Tax Committee of the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association as well as an alternate board member of the California Taxpayers Association. He has been a guest speaker at various trade association tax seminars and has been an invited author in the area of privately-contracted tax consultants by governmental tax agencies based on his spearheading of successful legislative reforms in the area in California in partnership with the California Assessors’ Association.

Joel is a proud alumnus of San Jose State University – having received both a BS in Accounting and a MS in Taxation from SJSU. In addition, he has a JD from the Monterey College of Law. He is licensed in California as both a CPA and an attorney.