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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

  • Significant 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.

  • New 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…

  • New Employment Tax Credits Under Families First Corona​virus 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.

  • Treasury Delays Federal Income Tax Filing Deadline to July 15th

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday, March 20th, that the Trump administration has decided to push the federal income tax filing and payment date to July 15 from April 15.

  • Treasury Grants Tax Relief and Trump Signs FFCRA

    On March 18, 2020 the Secretary of the Treasury issued a notice which grants relief with respect to the timing of the payment of Federal Income Tax which would otherwise be due on April 15, 2020.The relief grants taxpayers an extension of time until July 15, 2020 to make the payment and applies to…

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