M. HOWARD PELL
Mr. Pell has over thirty years' experience in public accounting. He was a member of the professional staff of Pannell Kerr Forster for thirteen years, focusing largely on the firm's tax practice. He later became the tax partner of Rosenberg Selsman & Company, CPAs, where he practiced for ten years. In 1996, he returned to PKF as Director of Tax Services. He joined D'Alessio Tocci & Pell LLC in 2010.
Mr. Pell is experienced in tax research and planning in a range of fields, including real estate, property and casualty insurance, manufacturing, international taxation, not-for-profit organizations, individual tax planning and compliance, and estates and trusts. His expertise encompasses all tax authority levels including federal, state and local income taxes and sales taxes.
He has conducted client seminars on a variety of topics and participated in State Society seminars for the accounting profession. His articles on tax issues have been published in The CPA Journal and The Tax Advisor. He also co-authored a book on hospital auxiliaries.
Mr. Pell received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (summa cum laude) from the New York Institute of Technology. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York, New Jersey and Florida. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
He served on several New York State Society tax committees including: Tax-Exempt Organizations, Management of a Tax Practice, Interstate Taxes, Pension Plans, and Relations with the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Pell has also served on the board of the Manhattan branch of Visions, a nonprofit organization that provides free social and rehabilitation services to the blind and visually impaired, and as board member and Treasurer of Art Center Chamber Music Concerts, a New Jersey tax-exempt organization.
He has conducted client seminars on various topics including the tax implications of business insurance. He also authored several articles on tax issues which were published in The CPA Journal and The Tax Adviser and co-authored a publication related to hospital auxiliaries.