Jan Butters, CPA


Janet (Jan) Butters is a Principal at E. Cohen. She has been with the firm for over 20 years and has over 35 years of professional accounting experience, having received her CPA certification in 1985.

Jan specializes in supervising income and transfer tax engagements, including flow-through tax structures, private foundations, trusts, and international or multi-state entities. She also assists businesses with the tax requirements of their initial registrations and maintains ongoing tax compliance. Additionally, she has extensive experience serving real estate professionals.

She researches tax law and develops strategic plans to minimize clients’ current and long-term tax liabilities.

In 2012, SmartCEO Magazine named Jan to its SmartCPA Readers’ Choice List, which is comprised of the DC metro area’s top accountants who exemplify their roles as a trusted advisor, innovator, and leader. She was recognized for being a knowledgeable, responsive, detail-oriented, and resourceful tax professional.


Jan won the recognition of the Washington, D.C. region’s top business executives in the SmartCEO Magazine.