Jeffrey Scott Gartzman
Jeffrey Scott Gartzman

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Atlanta, GA

Practice Areas:

  • Tax Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law

Biography

Jeffrey S. Gartzman is an accomplished Atlanta tax attorney and CPA who has been practicing tax law in Atlanta for over 35 years. His goal is to help you resolve IRS and state tax problems, find tax relief and settle tax debt. Jeffrey S. Gartzman is a former IRS Taxpayer Education Program instructor. He is also an accredited Personal Financial Specialist with the American Institute of CPAs.

Mr. Gartzman has been licensed as a tax attorney since 1982 and licensed as a CPA since 1984. He has received an “AV” rating – the highest possible rating – from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Mr. Gartzman is an active member in Atlanta and Georgia professional associations for tax lawyers and CPAs.

Jeffrey S. Gartzman serves on the tax section leadership team for the Georgia Society of CPAs, a small, dynamic group of CPAs and tax attorneys who meet with the IRS and Georgia Department of Revenue annually to discuss best practices and updates to the tax law and tax procedure.

Before opening his own law firm in 1988, Mr. Gartzman worked with an established Atlanta law firm,  Stokes, Shapiro, Fussell, Wedge, et al. Prior to that, he was with Touche Ross and Co., predecessor to Deloitte, LLP, a Big Four international accounting firm.

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • LL.M. (Master of Laws in Tax) - 1988
    • Honors: Recipient, Book Award for International Tax
  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
    • B.S.B.A. - 1979
    • Major: Accounting
  • University College at Buckingham, England - 1977
    • Honors: Distinction in Macroeconomics
  • The Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut – 1975

Bar Admission

  • Georgia, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1984
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984

Honors

  • “AV” rating – the highest possible rating – from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Classes & Seminars

  • Instructor, IRS Taxpayer Education Program

Past Positions

  • Stokes, Shapiro, Fussell, and Wedge
  • Touche Ross and Co.

Professional Associations

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Taxation Law Section, Member
  • IRS and Georgia Department of Revenue Liaison Annual Meetings
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Section, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Taxation Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Corporate and Banking Law Section , Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Fiduciary Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Member
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, IRS and Georgia Department of Revenue Liaison Annual Meetings
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Chairman of Annual Survey Subcommittee of IRS and Georgia Department of Revenue
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Taxation Section, Member
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Taxation Section Leadership Team
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Estate and Personal Financial Planning Section
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Taxation and Personal Financial Planning Sections, Member
  • AICPA Personal Financial Specialist
  • American Association of Attorney-CPAs
  • North Atlanta Tax Council
  • Georgia Real Estate Investors Association, Business Associate Member
  • Georgia Real Estate Investors Association, General Member
  • Atlanta Real Estate Investors Association
  • Georgia Department of Revenue Tax Practitioner’s Advisory Committee, Group of Attorneys and CPA’s that meet with the Georgia Department of Revenue Commissioner and Directors
  • Atlanta Bar, Member
  • Georgia Bar
  • Georgia Bar, Member

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1984
  • Personal Financial Specialist, AICPA, 2003

Frequent Case Types

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Current Employment Position

  • Attorney