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Lance D. Christensen, CPA - Partner

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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.

speaking engagements

January 17, 2019: Tax Reform: Panel Discussion and Q&A

September 27, 2018: Tax Reform and the Food and Beverage Industry - Strategies for Maximizing Your Profits

August 1, 2018: Hiding in Plain Sight: Maximizing opportunities for tax efficiency PART 2

June 6, 2018: Hiding in Plain Sight: Maximizing opportunities for tax efficiency PART 1

May 23, 2018: A New Tax Law Take Effect This Year: What You Need To Know

December 5, 2017: Financing and Capital for Long Island’s Food and Beverage Industries

April 26, 2017: The Price of Business Interviews MWE Partner Lance Christensen on Tax Reform

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


Featured In

  • MWE Named a 2021 Forbes Best Tax & Accounting Firm

    For the second year in a row, MWE was named a Forbes Best Tax & Accounting Firm in America.MWE was one over 170 firms recognized in both the tax and accounting categories out of 18,000+ tax & accounting firms.

  • COVID-19-Related Relief Is Signed Into Law

    Updated: January 7, 2021 On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (“The Act”).This was the fourth stimulus package passed in 2020 and comes after months of protracted negotiations.

  • The QBI deduction basics and a year-end tax tip that might help you qualify

    If you own a business, you may wonder if you’re eligible to take the federal qualified business income (QBI) deduction.Sometimes this is referred to as the pass-through deduction or the Section 199A deduction.

  • 2020 Year-End Tax Planning Ideas for Businesses

    Business owners still have time to make tax planning moves to lower their 2020 federal income tax bills — and possibly lay the groundwork to save taxes in future years.Here are 10 ideas for businesses to consider.

  • Beware: Several CARES Act Tax Provisions Will Soon Expire

    The CARES Act granted several valuable federal tax breaks for individuals and businesses.But most will expire at the end of 2020 or at the end of tax years that begin in 2020.

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