The Law Office of Stephen B. Kass, provides independent legal counseling through two offices conveniently located in Manhattan and Nassau County, New York. As both an Attorney and Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Kass offers experienced legal services to a diversified clientele ranging from accounting firms, individuals with tax problems, high net worth individuals, securities dealers, investment banking firms, and real estate developers.

With respect to tax problems in New York, Mr. Kass deals with tax liabilities and other tax debt in New York through many mechanisms, including the inter-relationship among the Tax Code and the Bankruptcy Code. These clients are located in NYC, Long Island, among other areas of New York.

While his practice extends into matters pending in the Federal and Tax Courts, it also includes a wide range of counseling outside of these court systems. With extensive experience in fields ranging from International Taxation, Bankruptcy and Tax implications and estate planning, he has authored numerous articles regarding these highly technical areas and lectured to legal associations on these topics

The Law Offices of Stephen B. Kass offers these Tax and Litigation services:

  1. Tax planning for investors in real estate including passive activity rules, foreign ownership of US real estate, year-end provisions, real estate finance and syndications.
  2. Tax transcript analysis for the best solution to individuals and businesses that have tax liabilities, which can include bankruptcy, offers-in-compromise, installment agreements and penalty abatement proceedings.
  3. Tax audits, protests and petitions to the Tax Court and District Courts.
  4. Like Kind Exchange analysis and closings including tax engineering, negotiations with all parties, including exchange agents.
  5. Negotiation with the Internal Revenue Service, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, and New York City Department of Taxation and Finance to come to an optimal solution for the taxpayer.
  6. International Tax considerations, avoidance of double taxation, and treaty analysis.
  7. Asset Protection trusts and estate planning for high net worth individuals.
  8. Business Consulting.

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