Steven Eliach, JD, LLM, TEP

Principal-in-Charge of Tax Services

Manhattan
685 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 503-6388
Fax: (212) 503-6389
seliach@markspaneth.com

About

Steven Eliach, JD, LLM, is the Principal-in-Charge of Tax Services at Marks Paneth LLP.  He specializes in taxation for the real estate industry, estate planning and income taxation of closely held companies including start-up technology companies.

In addition to his client service responsibilities, as Principal-in-Charge of Tax Services, Mr. Eliach is responsible for overseeing the firm’s tax engagements, which include international tax, individual tax, trust and estates, corporate and partnership tax and state and local tax (SALT).  He also serves on the firm’s Executive and Management Committees.

With more than 30 years of industry experience, Mr. Eliach has spent nearly his entire career at Marks Paneth and its predecessor firms.  Over the years, he has held many positions within the firm, becoming a Principal in 1996.  During this time, he has become adept at devising complex real estate planning strategies using joint ventures, options, and like kind exchanges. In order to produce optimal results for his clients, Mr. Eliach has also developed sophisticated estate planning capabilities where he uses techniques such as Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts and Family Partnerships. Additionally, he is frequently called upon to structure complex business transactions involving mergers, sales, exchanges, partnership formation and liquidation as well as planning for start-up companies and S Corporations.

Mr. Eliach is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association – serving on the latter’s Personal Income Taxation Committee. He is also an associate member of the New York State Society of CPAs. Further, Mr. Eliach is a member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP), which is a leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the fields of trusts, estates and related issues, and is a designated Trusts and Estates Practitioner (TEP).

Steven Eliach holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from New York University as well as Juris Doctor and Master of Laws degrees from Quinnipiac Law School (formerly University of Bridgeport Law School). Mr. Eliach is based at Marks Paneth’s midtown Manhattan headquarters and resides in New Rochelle, New York.

Education

New York University, New York City
Bachelor of Science
Major: Accounting

Quinnipiac Law School (formerly University of Bridgeport Law School)
Juris Doctor
Master of Laws

Professional Memberships

New York State Bar Association

New York City Bar Association

New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (Associate Member)

Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners

Practice Areas

Taxation for Closely Held Companies
Taxation for Partnerships and Limited Liability Corporations
Planning for S Corporations
Estate Planning
Tax Planning for Real Estate
Emerging Growth Companies and Entrepreneurs

Licensed In

New York
Connecticut


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