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Neil D. Katz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Melville, NY

Katz Chwat, P.C.
175 Broadhollow Rd., Suite 130
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 631-683-8700
Fax: 631-683-5548
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Tax: Business (30%), Estate Planning & Probate (30%), Business/Corporate (20%), Tax: Consumer (20%)
Attorney Profile

Neil D. Katz is the managing partner of Katz Chwat, P.C., located in Melville, New York. Providing representation to business and individual clients throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties and other parts of the New York City metropolitan area, he handles corporate transactions such as acquisitions as well as corporate tax planning at both the federal and state level. Mr. Katz also provides assistance to clients with their complex estate planning matters and as managing partner is responsible for the administration of the firm and its varied practice areas.

Mr. Katz received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Hofstra University in 1988. He then went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1991. He is also a 1994 recipient of an LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law.

Admitted to practice in New York, Mr. Katz has represented his clients before the U.S. Tax Court, various administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service and New York state and New York City taxing authorities. He is an Assistant Professor of Taxation in the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University, where he teaches in both the undergraduate accounting program and the school's graduate-level taxation program. He is also a developer of and the principal lecturer for Katz Tax Seminars LLC, an organization that is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy for continuing education geared toward tax professionals. Mr. Katz is a noted provider of tax education to the CPA community, where he is frequently called on to lecture for CPA firm and the professional organizations, including the New York Society of CPAs and the National Conference of CPA practitioners. He is a member of the American, New York State and Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations, as well as being a member of both the Nassau and Suffolk Estate Planning Councils, having previously served as the President of the Suffolk County council.


Practice Areas
  • 30%Tax: Business
  • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Tax: Consumer
Focus Areas

Tax Law, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021

About Neil D. Katz

First Admitted: 1991, New York

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Educational Background

  • Hofstra University, B.B.A., Accounting, 1988
  • New York University, LL.M., Taxation, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, American  Bar Association
  • Member, Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Member, Long Island Practitioner/IRS Liaison Committee
  • Member, Nassau County Bar Association
  • Vice President, Suffolk County Estate Planning Council
  • At-Large Member, Hofstra University Alumni Organization
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Chair, SCBA Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee, 2008-2010
  • Member, NYS Tax Department Commissioner's Liaison Committee


  • Top Legal Eagle - Corporate, Contracts & Business Law, LI Pulse, 2014
  • One of Long Island's 40 Rising Stars Under 40, Long Island Business News, 2001
  • Leadership in Law, Long Island Business News, 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

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Office Location for Neil D. Katz

175 Broadhollow Rd.
Suite 130
Melville, NY 11747

Phone: 631-683-8700

Fax: 631-683-5548

Last Updated: 3/24/2021

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