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Wayne M. Olson, CPA, JD - Partner

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Mr. Olson has extensive experience in business and tax planning, as well as financial due diligence, forecasts and projections, especially related to real estate and facility acquisition, development, construction and operation. At MWE, he is involved with all aspects of tax planning, review and compliance on behalf of clients that include owner-operators, developers, converters and contractors. Although he advises clients in all aspects of their business, Mr. Olson’s areas of expertise include partnership, corporate and real estate taxation.

Mr. Olson, a widely recognized authority on real estate and taxation, has authored numerous articles on the subject. A frequent lecturer to industry and business professionals, his lectures include topics such as real estate taxation, taxation of partnerships/LLC’s, high net worth individuals and “S” corporations, and state and local real property transfer taxes.

Mr. Olson is the chairman of MWE’s Real Estate Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is currently vice president of the Board of Directors of Lutheran High School Association of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, president of the Board of Long Island Lutheran Day School at St. Paul’s and a volunteer for the Theodore Roosevelt Council Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Tax Section of the American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.

speaking engagements

January 15, 2020: Qualified Opportunity Zones & 1031 Exchanges

May 7, 2019: Outlining the key business models and applications of the Opportunity Zone incentive

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

April 17, 2013: Massey Knakal CRE Investment Summit 2013

April 26, 2012: 2nd Annual Massey Knakal Commercial Real Estate Summit


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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