Tom has more than 15 years of experience providing tax, business advisory and controversy services to his clients. As one of the founders and leaders of Withum's Tax Controversy practice, he has extensive experience working with the Internal Revenue Service and various State revenue departments. Tom’s comprehensive experience throughout his career in various areas of taxation including corporate, partnership, individual, state sales and use tax and residency changes makes him an expert at servicing his clients and representing them during tax examinations.
Tom has established excellent relationships with representatives from various departments at the IRS including but not limited to the Large-Business and International Division (LB&I), Small Business and Self-Employed Division (SB/SE), Appeals, Taxpayer Advocate Service and state taxing authorities that have enabled him to navigate the system and achieve favorable results on behalf of his clients. His efforts have resulted in the savings of millions of dollars for his clients through tax planning, achieving favorable results during examinations, penalty abatements, appeals negotiations, amnesty filings, and Offer-in-Compromises.
Tom presents a variety of educational seminars on tax controversy and related topics and has also authored many industry related articles and news blasts. He is a member of the Firm's National Tax Services Group and the Firm’s Construction Services Team which specializes in servicing builders, specialty contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and distributors in the construction industry. He also has experience in the real estate and life sciences industries.
Tom is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the States of New Jersey and New York. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA). He received his degree in accounting from Monmouth University.
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