James K. Ferrara
A tax partner at Anchin as well as a member of the Firm’s Private Client Group and Food & Beverage Industry Group, James has more than 20 years of experience in providing tax and consulting services for privately held corporations, partnerships and LLCs across a variety of industries. He serves many closely held companies and individuals in the food & beverage industry, including restaurants, supermarkets, manufacturers, and wholesale/distributors. James develops appropriate tax-planning strategies to guide his clients through each phase of their business’ lifecycle.
James is also involved with planning and advising services for high-net worth individuals and families. His expertise lies in providing clients with a wide range of specialized consulting services including designing and implementing effective tax strategies into their financial and business plans.
James is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). He is also deeply involved in the mentorship of junior Anchin staff members, which promotes and ensures consistently high-quality work from the Firm.
- Private Client
- Tax Planning and Compliance
- Food and Beverage
- Qualified Small Business Stock: A Gem for Investors and a Marketing Tool for EntrepreneursFebruary 27, 2019
In this day and age, investors (Venture Capitalists, Private Equity, and Angel Investors) are concerned about maximizing their internal rate of return (IRR). Maximization of this important metric cannot be accomplished without minimizing the potential tax leakage of an investment. The reduction of the corporate tax rate to 21% in conjunction with the tax benefits provided by Internal Revenue Code (IRC) §1202 can be used to achieve this goal.
- Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Greatly Impact Consumer Product CompaniesFebruary 1, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed into law on December 22, brings many changes to the tax landscape in which consumer product companies operate. Here are the most important changes in the new law that will impact your business.
- Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Greatly Impact Food & Beverage CompaniesJanuary 22, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed into law on December 22, brings many changes to the tax landscape that emerging brands operate in. Here are the most important changes in the new law that will impact your business.