Laurie B. Kazenoff is a partner of Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP where she serves as Co-Chair of its Tax Practice Group. Ms. Kazenoff 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 Anchin LLP 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. Subspecialties include Estate and Gift Tax issues and Pension Plan Qualification issues.
Her clients include high profile and high net worth individuals, corporations, partnerships and other entities in investment banking, law, real estate, engineering, architecture, medicine, entertainment, fashion, media, construction, manufacturing, sports and technology.