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O. David Fischer

Senior Consultant

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New Jersey
8 Campus Drive
Suite 401
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Phone: 973.630.5030
Fax: 973.267.8205
dfischer@markspaneth.com

About

David Fischer, CPA, JD LLM is a Senior Consultant in the Tax Group at Marks Paneth LLP. He was a founder and co-managing member of Fischer Barr & Wissinger, LLC, a New Jersey-based accounting firm that was acquired by Marks Paneth in 2015.

Mr. Fischer is a non-practicing attorney with a Masters of Law (Taxation) degree. He has developed a specialization in providing tax services to the US subsidiaries of private and publicly-traded multi-national foreign corporations. Mr. Fischer draws upon a unique combination of professional qualifications, including the following:

  • Worked with clients' counsel in connection with business purchases, sales and combinations, and business and personal income tax and estate tax planning.

  • Addressed the interrelationship between US and foreign taxation in providing tax services to publicly- and privately-held multi-national corporations and their international advisors.

  • Been a shareholder, director and chief financial officer of a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) specialist firm and accountant for other specialist firms.

  • Served as a special trustee of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

  • Served as Financial Vice President, Director and member of Audit Committee of publicly-traded corporation.

  • Served as a custodial receiver, custodial fiscal agent and forensic accountant pursuant to Court Order.

  • Provided expert testimony in estate tax and income tax litigation.

Mr. Fischer has extensive experience representing clients before Internal Revenue Service (International, Domestic tax examinations and Foreign Bank and Financial Account (FBAR) Reports to the Congress of the United States - Joint Committee on Taxation) and state and local tax examinations throughout the United States.

Education

New York University of Law, LLM (Taxation)
Brooklyn Law School, JD
City College of New York, BBA (Accounting)

Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
New Jersey Bar Association (NJBA)
Morris County Bar Association (MCBA)
Morris County Chamber of Commerce
Member of Federal Taxation Committee, NJBA
Former member of Federal Taxation Committee, MCBA
Former member of Federal Taxation Committee, NJSCPA

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Morris County
The South Street Theater; Morristown Partnership
The Peck School
Various Court Appointments

Practice Areas

Corporate and Personal Tax
Strategic Tax Planning
US Tax Services for Foreign Companies
Litigation Testimony

Licensed In

New Jersey
New York


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