Andrew R. Ben-Ami

Partner

P 212.216.8025   F 212.216.8001
1350 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

 
P 212.216.8025   F 212.216.8001   abenami@tarterkrinsky.com

Andrew R. Ben-Ami leads the Tax Practice Group at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP. He has extensive experience in tax planning for businesses, individuals and tax-exempt organizations.

Andrew advises clients on a broad range of federal, state and local tax matters.  He also represents clients in tax examinations and controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and state and local tax authorities.

Before joining the firm, Andrew was a partner at Heller Ehrman LLP. He also worked in the tax practice of a national accounting firm.

Representative Matters:

  • Formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies for new business and investment transactions, including advice on choice of entity, and drafting of related agreements.
  • Structuring business and investment transactions such as corporate and partnership acquisitions and business reorganizations to achieve favorable tax results, including drafting tax allocation and cash distribution provisions.
  • Advising businesses on operational and employment tax issues.
  • Formation of tax-exempt entities, as well as other issues affecting tax-exempt organizations, especially matters involving unrelated business taxable income and investments.
  • Advising on state and local tax planning, including review of exposure for income taxes, review of sales tax exposure, and personal income tax residency.
  • Planning for estate and gift taxes, including drafting of trusts and restructuring of closely-held businesses to minimize taxes.
Education
  • Lehigh University, B.S., Accounting, 1977
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D. 1980
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, 1981
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Articles
  • State Withholding Taxes: Who, What, Where
  • The TKD Trust & Wills Advisor - Opportunities for Estate and Gift Tax Savings
  • The TKD Advisor: Tax Benefits May Mitigate Tax Losses
Speaking Engagements

Andrew has lectured on issues involving tax-exempt organizations at conferences sponsored by New York University and the New York State Bar Association, among others.

  • apple seeds LLC

    apple seeds LLC is a growing organization that provides indoor playground facilities, classes, birthday parties and other activities. As an emerging and growing business, apple seeds needed a business-minded legal partner who understood the challenges of being a middle market business. They needed help building the company from the ground floor up, and providing a solid foundation for future growth.  

Education
  • Lehigh University, B.S., Accounting, 1977
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D. 1980
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, 1981
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Articles
  • State Withholding Taxes: Who, What, Where
  • The TKD Trust & Wills Advisor - Opportunities for Estate and Gift Tax Savings
  • The TKD Advisor: Tax Benefits May Mitigate Tax Losses
Speaking Engagements

Andrew has lectured on issues involving tax-exempt organizations at conferences sponsored by New York University and the New York State Bar Association, among others.