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Alan Materazo, CPA - Partner
Throughout his career at MWE, Al has conducted and administered management advisory services, audit and accounting, and tax planning to a variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, private equity, software development, catering and hospitality, and real estate.
For more than a quarter century, Al has advised clients on a wide range of special assignments such as mergers and acquisitions, workflow analysis, product line profitability analysis, internal control studies and developing strategic plans and financial projections.
Al heads the Small Business Department and serves as the Partner in Charge of Marketing and Business Development. He regularly develops and teaches numerous in-house courses in various audit and accounting areas and directs the Firm's continuing education program.
Al joined MWE directly upon receiving his Bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University in 1987. He began as a Junior Staff Accountant and steadily advanced to become Partner in January 2004. Al is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York Society of CPAs.
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- March 20, 2020New Employment Tax Credits Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act
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