The people behind the
great ideas at MWE.
Lance D. Christensen, CPA - Partner
Lance is a Partner serving in the Tax Department. He brings outstanding credentials to MWE as an experienced Tax Partner with strong business and professional relationships. Over the course of his career he has developed an extensive business and tax background in a broad range of industries and subjects.
Lance's experience extends to both public and privately held companies which he serves with respect to a wide range of tax planning, compliance and consulting matters. His expertise also encompasses the management of foreign and domestic mergers and acquisition tax projects; large and small case tax audits; transfer pricing; state, local and international taxation; pass-through entities; and personal income and estate tax planning on behalf of high net worth families.
A well-recognized expert in various taxation matters, he is a frequent speaker on timely tax-related topics.
Lance received his Bachelors in Accounting from C.W. Post University (Greenvale, NY) and his Masters in Taxation from Pace University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
January 17, 2019: Tax Reform: Panel Discussion and Q&A
December 5, 2017: Financing and Capital for Long Island’s Food and Beverage Industries
January 24, 2017: GAAP/Tax Update Presentation to the IMA-LI Chapter (PAGE 8)
December 1, 2015: Tax Update and Strategies for 2014 & Beyond (PAGE 10)
September 25, 2013: Year-end Tax Planning Update Presentation to the NYSSCPA Nassau CFO Committee
October 2, 2012: Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP in partnership with Citibank & The Long Island City Partnership's Economist Breakfast
November 15, 2012: Estate and Income Tax Planning in a Changing Environment
June 13, 2012: Estate and Income Tax Planning in a Changing Environment
January 25, 2011: Tax & Healthcare Reform Updates Presentation to the IMA-LI
- August 11, 2020The possible tax consequences of PPP loans
If your business was fortunate enough to get a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan taken out in connection with the COVID-19 crisis, you should be aware of the potential tax implications.
- July 24, 2020Even if no money changes hands, bartering is a taxable transaction
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses are strapped for cash.They may find it beneficial to barter for goods and services instead of paying cash for them.
- March 30, 2020Significant Tax Provisions of the CARES Act
On March 27, 2020 President Trump signed into Law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.The sweeping legislation gives substantial relief to business owners and individuals.
- March 24, 2020New York State Provides Limited Penalty Relief For Sales Tax Vendors
In the wake of declaring a State Disaster Emergency, New York Governor Cuomo has issued an executive order expanding the Tax Commissioner’s authority to abate late filing and payment penalties to also allow the Commissioner to abate interest on quarterly sales and use tax filings and remittances with a due date of March 20, 2020…
- March 20, 2020New Employment Tax Credits Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act
President Trump has signed into Law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).The FFCRA requires that certain employers provide expanded paid leave and/or emergency family leave to certain employees.