E. Martin Davidoff, Attorney at Law, is a dual attorney-CPA firm specializing in taxation and IRS representation matters. For over three decades our firm has navigated the complex structure of federal and state tax laws, as well as IRS policies and procedures, to become nationally recognized as a leader in successful tax controversy resolutions. We offer our clients assistance in areas including resolution of tax problems, estate and financial planning, IRS representation, formation of corporations and limited liability companies, and tax return preparation.
E. Martin Davidoff, Esq., CPA, is nationally recognized as one of the country’s leading experts in IRS representation matters. For more than 30 years, he has specialized in tax controversy work, IRS problems resolution, individual and corporate taxation, income tax research and planning, S-corporations, business start-ups and business consulting. Mr. Davidoff is licensed to practice as a tax attorney and a certified public accountant in New Jersey and New York. Dual licensure enables him to analyze both the legal and financial aspects of every tax situation. He has testified before Congress on vital tax and economic issues and served as an expert witness on various tax issues.
Mr. Davidoff has completed dozens of successful Offers in Compromise and closing agreements with the IRS and state taxing authorities, and he often negotiates with the IRS to release levies and liens in exchange for manageable payout terms. On many occasions, he has secured the waiver of thousands of dollars of penalties assessed for the late payment of payroll or income taxes. Approximately half of his firm’s work involves representation, and his highly qualified Tax Controversy Managers possess extensive knowledge of IRS procedures and personnel.
Among his many honors and accolades, Mr. Davidoff has been recognized as one of the “Top 50 IRS Representation Practitioners” in 2008 and the “Top 40 Tax Advisors to Know During a Recession” in 2009. Every year since 2004, he has been featured as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.”
Robbin is our Senior Tax and Accounting Manager at E. Martin Davidoff & Associates, Certified Public Accountants (1992 – Present). She is integrally involved with individual and business tax planning, compliance and tax return preparation, in addition to assisting clients in handling various federal and state tax controversy resolution matters. Robbin has spoken at continuing professional education seminars conducted for the benefit of her peers and frequently provides training to staff and clients.
Robbin graduated summa cum laude from Kean University in 1992, where she served as the Vice President of Phi Kappa Phi, Treasurer of the Campus Day Care Facility, and provided Individual and Group tutoring for the Tutoring and Learning Support Services Center. She also studied nursing from 1981 through 1985. As an Adjunct Professor at Kean University (1993 – 2001), she taught courses in principles, intermediate and advanced accounting, auditing, personal finance, and computer accounting systems and procedures.
Robbin served on the board of trustees and as chairman of the finance committee at Pine Brook Jewish Center for over 4 years. She has been passionately active for over 30 years in raising funds and volunteering for many charities and organizations. She is a member of the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of CPAs, Boomer Technology Circles and CEO Advantage.
Amy, our Tax Controversy Co-Manager, has been a part of the firm since 1982. In addition to overseeing the progress of all controversy cases, Amy maintains her own caseload of controversy cases, reconciles the law firm’s trust account, handles the formation and dissolution of companies including registrations with taxing authorities, and assists clients in preparing materials for audits. In addition to those responsibilities Amy, along with her Co-Manager are responsible for the development and maintenance of the Tax Controversy Manual which contains all the systems and processes used in the Tax Controversy Department. Amy is also involved in the Tax Administration side of the firm. After business hours Amy enjoys antiquing, traveling and spending time with her two children, as well as other family and friends.
Rachel joined our firm in September, 2008 as a Tax Controversy Specialist. She holds a B.A. Degree from Marist College in Communication and is also a Certified Paralegal. Rachel uses her combination of education and business experience to help clients facilitate tax controversy matters. When special programs are enacted by the IRS or state taxing agencies, Rachel is often in charge of determining the best way these programs can be used to help our clients. In addition, she obtains information using special searches for property tax payments, liens and judgments which may be needed to prepare a tax return or submit formal requests to tax agencies. Rachel also assists with tax return assembly during tax season. Rachel is currently studying to become an IRS Enrolled Agent. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son. Her hobbies include gardening, cooking, coordinating events for the PTO at her son’s school and volunteering to help those affected by Superstorm Sandy.