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Craig Lawless

Craig Lawless


Craig is a Principal in the firm’s tax department in Albany and has over 35 years of SALT consulting experience amongst the wide variety of Bonadio clients. Craig is a firmwide state and local tax resource, effectively for all jurisdictions and tax types. He also helps in the development of other SALT professionals, firmwide training, and in forming a cohesive SALT practice to meet the firm’s “& More” philosophy of client service.

Consistent with the nontraditional career arc of many professionals in State and Local Tax, Craig began his college studies as a music major, and has remained active in playing trombone in community and college jazz bands over the last 40+ years. He has played in bands backing numerous jazz giants. Craig takes special pride in only two degrees of separation from both Duke Ellington and Frank Zappa!

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota Society of CPAs


  • CPA
  • MBT