KESTENBAUM & MARK is a law firm with a national practice combining the specialties of tax law, trial practice, real estate, estate planning and estate administration.
Kestenbaum & Mark represents corporations, individuals, estates and other taxpayers, and assists law, accounting and pension firms in representing their clients. The Firm provides advice concerning sensitive domestic and foreign tax issues and representation concerning controversies with the Internal Revenue Service and State and Local Tax authorities.
The scope of the Firm's tax practice includes civil tax determinations and criminal investigations. It ranges from complex substantive tax issues to procedural problems in the examination, appeal and collection processes, from administrative proceedings to trials in the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts, State and Local Tax tribunals, and includes appeals in the Federal and State Appellate Courts.
Kestenbaum & Mark also represents and advises accountants with respect to tax, penalty and professional responsibility matters involving the preparation of their clients' tax returns.
The Scope of the Firm's Estate Planning and Estate Administration Practice includes representation of individuals and entities in all aspects of gift and estate tax planning, establishment of all types of trusts, planning with business assets, including the creation of limited liability entities. The Firm also handles all aspects of post-mortem planning and represents individuals and fiduciaries in all Surrogate's Courts and in audits with State and Federal taxing authorities. The Firm also assists individuals with simple and complex elder care issues.
Kestenbaum & Mark also emphasizes its role in representing clients in complex commercial disputes and litigations.