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We are a Financial Tax firm located in New York, NY. For more than 20 years the Law Offices of Stephen B. Kass, P.C. has offered experienced legal counseling in the areas of Bankruptcy (Chapter 11 reorganization filings for businesses with high tax debt as well as Chapter 11 filings for individuals with substantial liabilities, Tax Litigation and Agreements with the Internal Revenue Service [IRS], Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Developments.

We are one of the few firms in New York that deals with the IRS, NYS, the United Stated Attorneys and Attorney Generals on tax matters on a regular basis.

Stephen B Kass

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Formerly employed by the international tax consulting firms of Deloitte & Touch, LLP. and Marcus LLP, Mr. Kass has provided reliable tax controversy services regarding sophisticated matters for years. He is admitted to the Bars of the States of New York and New Jersey as well as the Federal Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York as well as Tax & US Supreme Courts.

He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, and a gold member of the Tax Representative Network.

He also has completed a Masters of Laws in Taxation at New York University School of Law. Mr. Kass has given numerous lectures on the complexities of the interplay between the Internal Revenue and Bankruptcy Codes.

Mr. Kass advises clients in tax controversy with respect to Bankruptcy problems, Tax problems, debt restructuring, corporate reorganizations, Tax Planning and deal structuring in New York, among his other services.

Mr. Kass is admitted to the following Courts:
Federal Courts:

1. United States Supreme court;
2. United States court of Appeals for the armed forces;
3. Eastern District New York;
4. Southern District New York;
5. New Jersey District Court.

State Courts:
1. New York State Court;
2. New Jersey State Court;

Mr. Kass is a member of the following professional organizations:
1. American Association of Attorneys-CPA’s;
2. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants;
3. Gold Member of The Tax Representative Network

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Recent Cases

Subsidiary of public company with over $40M revenue and performed an out of court workout to abandon leaseholds and settle with over 75 vendors most at 25-33% of face value.

NYC Chapter 11 for food services company with over $8M revenue. Worked with creditors committee.  Dealt with IRS criminal tax investigation, settled sales tax claim for over $200K discount with 6-year payment plan for confirmed plan.

NYC restaurant with over $3M in revenue. Settled sales taxes with over $150K discount and sold leasehold in 363 sale.

Bankruptcy adversary case with Department of Justice in DC for over $2.5M in taxes outstanding and discharged and settled for under $200k.

Chapter 11 for contractor with over $3M in revenue. Settled tax claim with United States Attorney for over $200k discount and conducted 363 sales to fund confirmed plan.

Personal tax court case with over $35M in taxes claimed with international, residency, mark to market, hedging issues. Settled the case during trial and further discounted the amount with an offer in compromise.

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