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Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP Welcomes New Tax Partner: Laurie B. Kazenoff, J.D., LL.M.

GARDEN CITY, NY; August 1, 2016 —Marc L. Hamroff, managing partner of Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, is pleased to announce that Laurie B. Kazenoff, Esq. has joined the firm as a partner in its Tax practice group. Ms. Kazenoff resides in the firm’s Garden City office and will also practice in our Manhattan office.

“My partners and I are pleased to welcome Laurie Kazenoff to the firm. Laurie’s outstanding reputation and 30 plus years of experience as a leader in the tax law sector is an incredible asset to the firm and adds tremendous strength to our corporate, securities, real estate and tax planning practices. We look forward to working with Laurie as we continue to grow our practice both on Long Island and in New York City,” stated Marc Hamroff.

Laurie Kazenoff has over has over 30 years of experience in Tax Controversy as a Senior Attorney with IRS Chief Counsel litigating before the U.S. Tax Court; an Estate Tax Attorney with the IRS Estate and Gift Tax Division; a Senior Manager in Tax Controversy for a nationally ranked accounting firm and as an attorney in private practice. The scope of her practice includes tax controversies involving the Internal Revenue Service and New York State Department of Taxation on behalf of individuals, estates, partnerships, and corporations, including representation of clients before the Examination, Appeals, and Collection Divisions, litigation in United States Tax Court, and Federal Court of Claims.  She handles all types of issues including Payroll tax and Responsible Person assessments, Employee/Independent Contractor issues, New York State Residency, and Sales & Use Tax issues. Ms. Kazenoff also represents clients before the IRS and NYS Collection Divisions including Collection Due Process Appeals and Equivalency Hearings, addressing IRS Notices of Lien, Levies, New York State Warrants, New York State license suspensions due to tax assessments, Responsible Person and Sales Tax audits and assessments, negotiation of settlements including Offers in Compromise, Installment Agreements and Penalty Abatements. Her subspecialties include Estate and Gift Tax issues and Pension Plan Qualification issues.  She earned her LL.M. in Taxation from Temple University, Beasley School of Law, as well as her J.D.  She is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kazenoff was counsel at a prominent Long Island law firm.

Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, with offices on Long Island and Manhattan, provides a wide range of legal services to businesses, corporations and individuals worldwide.


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