A tax partner at Berdon LLP, Meyer Mintz has been with the firm for more than 20 years. He has particular expertise in the tax aspects of partnership agreements, limited liability companies, and other business organizations. Analyzing potential transactions from both a tax and an overall business perspective, he provides clients with a more comprehensive picture on which to base their decisions. Mr. Mintz has also worked with attorneys in litigation matters. He has testified as an expert witness on behalf of a defendant at a FINRA arbitration hearing. Mr. Mintz’s testimony regarding a complex tax matter was successful in sustaining the defendant’s tax position. Mr. Mintz is also a member of the Berdon Real Estate Committee.
Working closely with clients, Mr. Mintz advises on:
- Minimizing the tax impact of restructuring debt and workouts
- Planning and structuring joint venture arrangements, including property development
- Equity reorganizations of real estate partnerships
- Analyzing the tax consequences of sales and purchases of real estate
- Maximizing the efficiency of day-to-day business operations
- Structuring for estate plans
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Bar Association
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Mr. Mintz serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the Audit Committee for the Mental Health Association of New York City. His articles “Tax Consequences of Debt Relief — Handle With Care” and “Know Your (REIT) Partner” were published in Real Estate Weekly and he was interviewed on the benefits of LLCs and on changng property values in The Commercial Observer. He has also appeared in The Real Deal.
EDUCATION AND LICENSES
Mr. Mintz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Touro College, a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, and a Master of Laws in taxation at New York University School of Law. He is licensed as a certified public accountant in New York State.