Tax attorney Scott Novak has joined Scarinci Hollenbeck‘s Little Falls office as partner.
Novak brings with him nearly 30 years of experience handling income, federal, state, foreign and employment tax issues on behalf of individuals and businesses in a broad range of industries.
“I am thrilled to bring my expertise over to the firm,” Novak said. “Scarinci Hollenbeck has a longstanding reputation of providing clients with exceptional service, which aligns with my professional philosophy of offering top-notch legal services without exception. I look forward to growing with the firm and my continued collaboration with its many talented attorneys.”
Novak’s diverse career has provided him with an unusual combination of expertise, compassion, direct business experience and negotiating skills that uniquely positions him to understand all facets of individuals’ and companies’ issues to provide the holistic and practical advice and solutions needed for today’s complex and often confusing tax laws.
His decades of experience have enabled him to manage virtually all tax-involved matters, ranging from non-filing issues to unreported accounts, sale of businesses and business assets, unpaid employment tax liabilities, state sales tax audits and much more.
“Scott is an accountant’s best friend,” Donald Scarinci, managing partner, said. “His extensive experience in tax controversy matters makes him a go-to for accountants whose clients need an attorney to deal with the IRS, and he also provides engaging, educational CPE courses that they love.”
In addition to his legal practice, Novak has written numerous articles and provided many continuing education seminars for the legal, accounting and investment communities. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In the coming months, he will be hosting monthly seminars for accountants covering a variety of topics involving tax law issues.
Novak concentrates his practice on tax law, with a focus on tax controversy, trusts and estates, planning and transactional tax matters. He routinely handles a large variety of tax-involved matters including, but not limited to, non-filing issues, unreported accounts, sale of businesses and business assets, unpaid employment tax liabilities, state sales tax audits, settlements with the IRS and state tax authorities, delicate audits and tax issues, estate planning, special needs trusts, estate probate and administration and more.