Noah Rifkin, CPA, is a principal in the Tax and Accounting Department at MBAF, and is based out of the Firm’s New York office. Noah has been in the accounting profession for more than four decades.
Noah works with closely held businesses in all stages of growth, non-profit organizations, and high net worth individuals developing tax minimization strategies. While focusing his practice in the area of tax planning and compliance, Noah has been involved in the preparation, review and research of federal and state tax returns for all types of entities, as well as the representation in audits by state and federal agencies. He focuses on advising business owners on domestic corporate and individual tax strategies.
Noah’s expertise includes wealth transfer techniques, retirement planning, and charitable giving. In addition, he also provides litigation consulting in a variety of financial investigations, and has experience working with clients through mergers and acquisitions advising corporate buyers and investors on their transactional and integration needs.
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