Dave Walls, CPA

Dave Walls, CPA


State and Local Tax (SALT) expert and Barnes Dennig Principal Dave Walls has a long history of helping companies successfully navigate the complex and challenging SALT waters, ensuring compliance and optimizing results.

His 33 years of tax experience include being responsible for the sales/use tax, real and personal property tax and Ohio CAT for various Procter & Gamble locations throughout the United States.  In addition, he led negotiation of tax incentives throughout the United States for many of the Procter & Gamble locations.  Prior to joining Procter & Gamble, he was the State & Local Tax Practice leader for several local accounting firms, and then served as State & Local Tax Practice Principal for 2 of the Big-Four Accounting Firms.

Dave is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA). He’s been a member of and served on multiple committees for the Institute of Professionals in Taxation, and is a frequent speaker at tax organizations including Dayton IMA, TEI, IPT and the Ohio Tax Conference.

Dave received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

He resides in Morrow, Ohio with his wife Ginny.  He has 2 daughters and several grandkids.


“Barnes Dennig is very responsive and listens to the goals of the business.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“I’ve been very pleased with the services provided and high-touch service we’ve received.” 

– Robin M., CFO

“Great partner.  They know our business and know where to ask questions.  They are available during the year for questions that come up as well and are always timely in responses.  Their work is critical to our business’s success and we could not do it without them!”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021