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Stephen Barry Kass

Stephen Barry Kass

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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About Me


Formerly employed by the international tax consulting firm of Deloitte & Touch, LLP., Mr. Kass has provided reliable counseling regarding sophisticated matters for years. He is admitted to the Bars of the States of New York and New Jersey as well as the Federal Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.


He is a member of the New York County Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, and serves on the bankruptcy committees of these associations. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants.


He also has completed a Masters of Laws in Taxation at New York University School of Law. Currently, he serves on the Consumer Bankruptcy Committee of the New York County Lawyers Association and has given numerous lectures on the complexities of the interplay between the Internal Revenue and Bankruptcy Codes.



Mr. Kass advises clients in New York with respect to Bankruptcy problems, Tax problems, debt restructuring, corporate reorganizations, Tax Planning and deal structuring in New York, among his other services.




Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 35%
    19 years, 900 cases
  2. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 30%
    19 years, 30 cases
  3. Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion: 20%
    19 years, 30 cases
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 15%
    19 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($90-410/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Bruce Laurence Weiner

    I endorse this lawyer. Stephen is an experienced bankruptcy lawyer that does a great job representing businesses in bankruptcy cases. He also has a special expertise in bankruptcy tax matters.


    Bruce Weiner Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Neil H. Ackerman

    I endorse this lawyer:Stephen is an excellent, diligent attorney, who deeply cares about his client's plights and goals, and gives 100% of himself to getting his clients the optimal result achievable for them under their cumstances, at the fairest possible cost. He is a credit to the legal profession, and I am proud to know him.


    Neil Ackerman Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices of Stephen B. Kass, PC

225 Broadway
New York, NY, 10007-3793


NYCurrently registered 199303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Taxation HonorsHofstra Univesity School of Law1992
Deans ListHofstra University1986
Provost ScholarHofstra University1985

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ManagerEuropean American Advisors2006 - Present
ManagerFirst Wall Street Capital International, Inc.1999 - 2001
Senior Tax ConsultantDeloitte Consulting, LLPConsulting, LLP1992 - 1994

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York County Lawyers' AssociationChair or Bankruptcy Committee1999 - 2005
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsMember1999 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Institute JournalDischarging unfiled taxes under Bankruptcy2006

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxLLM1996
Hofstra University School of LawBankruptcy/TaxJD1992
Hofstra UniversityPublic AccountingBBA1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLEDicharging Taxes in Bankruptcy2003