Tax News & Comment – August 2019

OUR FIRM: We are a boutique firm serving Long Island and NYC. With 25 years of practice and large Manhattan law firm experience following legal education in the most prestigious law schools, we routinely handle legal and tax matters. Our practice includes Federal and NYS income and estate taxation; tax litigation in federal and NYS courts and administrative tribunals; Article 78 proceedings; wills, trusts and probate; contested will and trust matters; estate tax planning; post-mortem estate tax planning and litigation; trust decanting; asset protection trusts; taxation of real estate transactions including like kind exchanges; international taxation and FBAR matters; tax opinion letters and IRS ruling requests; asset protection trusts; prenuptial agreements; and tax planning for divorce.

old westbury lecture postcard for websiteOUR TAX JOURNAL & TREATISES: We publish Tax News & Comment a tax journal (above) whose circulation among tax professionals is over 4,000. Subscribe.  Our authoritative treatise on like kind exchanges is now in its fourth revised edition. Other treatises and articles are available in our Library.

LOCATION & CONTACT We are conveniently located at 2001 Marcus Avenue,  Suite 265A South, Lake Success, NY 11042. Building Map & Parking.  Our office number is (516) 466-5900We accept all major credit cards.

TAX SEMINARS: We are licensed by the New York State Education Department to provide continuing education (CPE) credits to Certified Public Accountants. We lecture frequently to accountants, attorneys and organizations.



photo savannahOnline Registration: Importance of Trusts in Estate Planning. (9/9). The Last Will: A Final Profound Statement (9/23).  Emergence of DSTs in Exchanges (10/7). Post-Mortem Tax Planning (10/21). Elder Law Planning (11/4). NYS Tax Penalty Abatement (11/18). IRS Private Letter Ruling Requests (12/2). NYS Trust, Estate & Gift Tax Update (12/16). 2.0 CPE Credits for CPAs. Complimentary.  Tuesdays 8:00 – 9:40 AM in Suite 265A South, 2001 Marcus Avenue, Lake Success NY. Building Map & Parking. Course Description & Syllabus.  (516) 466-5900.

WE PROVIDE OUTSIDE COUNSEL: We are frequently called upon to provide counsel to accountants and to other attorneys for their clients. Our office provides Expert Witness services on the Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services network.  Mr. Silverman is rated “Excellent”on Avvo, and is the author of “Like Kind Exchanges of Real Estate Under IRC Section 1031.”  Our office is conveniently located in Lake Success, New York. Our telephone is (516) 466-5900. 

VISIT OUR CLIENT RESOURCE CENTER & BROWSE OUR EXTENSIVE TAX & LEGAL LIBRARY:  Visit our Client Resource Center to find answers to questions about trusts & estates, income and estate tax, tax litigation, IRS disputes, asset protection, and elder law. Our Tax and Legal Library contains hundreds of scholarly legal and tax articles and treatises our office has published. Many of our articles have appeared in Tax News & Comment. Check our website periodically for new issues and join our mailing list.