Stephen Plattman, CPA, CGMA, is an accounting and audit partner at Anchin. He is Co-Leader of the Firm’s Private Equity Group. Steve is also a key member of the Firm’s Technology Group and its Transaction Advisory and Public Company Services Group. Steve brings his clients almost 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, including national accounting firm experience.
Steve works closely with multistate private companies on accounting and tax matters, as well as advising them on finance and business issues. His client roster includes domestic and international companies within a variety of industry groups such as manufacturing, software technology, transportation and logistics, food & beverage, biotech, life sciences, private equity and fashion.
Steve has played a major role in guiding his clients in the execution of growth strategies which include assisting with due diligence and transaction structuring as well as raising equity and debt financing. Steve also has substantial experience with public companies; he oversees SEC compliance requirements involving financial reporting in addition to advising CFOs and other top management on initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions.
Steve is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSSCPA).
- Accounting and Auditing
- Food and Beverage
- Life Sciences
- Manufacturing and Distribution
- Private Equity
- Impact of the Recent Tax Reform on the Private Equity IndustryMay 15, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Tax Act”), which was signed into law on December 22, enacted a broad range of changes with most provisions taking effect for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. This alert summarizes some of the key (federal) tax provisions of the Tax Act affecting the private equity industry.
- New Tax Law Provides Potential Deferral Opportunity for Equity Compensation Granted by Privately Held CompaniesMarch 9, 2018
The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has attempted to cure a common problem that employees of privately held companies encounter when certain types of equity compensation convert and become income.
- Taxes for LLC vs. C-Corp: Which is more beneficial for a Technology Company?December 14, 2017
When making the decision about the type of entity you will choose for your business, there are many factors that need to be considered. Whether it is legal structure and liability, current and future tax implications, set up and compliance costs, or flexibility and exit strategy, there are a variety of elements which will help guide the decision.