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Suzanne Alexandra Ascher

About Suzanne Ascher

About me

This section is about me, Suzanne Alexandra Ascher, Esq., CPA, Tax LL.M.

I am a solo practitioner in Staten Island with both law and accounting practices. I am admitted to practice as an attorney at law before all New York State Courts, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Supreme Court. I am also a licensed certified public accountant in New York State. As an attorney and certified public accountant, I am qualified to practice before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).


I am a native of Staten Island, New York, Richmond County.  My office is located at the Plaza Professional Building at 88 New Dorp Plaza South, Suite # 205, Staten Island, New York 10306-2902.  My telephone number is 718-490-3392.  My fax number is 718-668-3729.  My website is and email is


I can represent individuals and businesses with IRS & New York State tax problems in the the areas of:

* Audits - IRS Audits, NYS Audits

* Audit Reconsideration

* Bank Levy Seizure

* Collection Due Process Hearings - CDP - for Lien & Levy

* Corporate Taxes

* Currently Not Collectible (CNC) Status

* Delinquent Back Taxes, Including Multiple Outstanding Years

* Estate & Gift Taxes

* Income Taxes

* Installment Payment Plan Agreements for Balances Due

* Innocent Spouse Relief

* IRS Appeals

* Late Filing for Non-filers of Prior Year Tax Returns

* Liens, Levies, & Garnishments

* Offers in Compromise - OIC: Doubt as to Collectibility, Effective Tax Administration (ETA) & Doubt as to Liability

* Payroll & Business Taxes

* Penalty Abatements

* Tax Planning for Individuals, Estates & Businesses

* Tax Return Preparation & Amendment of Filed Returns

* Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (TFRP) Under IRC Section 6672

* United States (US) Tax Court Petitions for IRS Notices of Deficiency

* Voluntary Compliance & Voluntary Disclosure

* Wage Garnishment Seizure

* Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, and Estate Probate and Administration of Decedent's Estates


Here is a listing of my education from high school onward:

High School: St. Peter's High School for Girls (Staten Island). Valedictorian & Graduated First in Class.  1992.

College:  B.S. in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude. St. John's University, College of Business Administration (now the Tobin School of Business), Staten Island Campus.  1996.

Law School: J.D. (Juris Doctor). New York Law School. 1999.

Post-Graduate Law School: LL.M. (Master of Laws in Taxation). New York Law School. 2007.


Here are the academic honors and activities I had back when I was a student:

*  Justice (President), Phi Alpha Delta International, Tilden Chapter,
         New York Law School.

*  Valedictorian & Gold Medal Award for Highest Grade Point Average,
         1996 Graduating Class, College of Business Administration, St.
         John’s University (Staten Island Campus).

* Presidential Scholar, St. John’s University.

* Dean’s List, St. John’s University, 1992 to 1996 (every semester).

* Beta Alpha Psi National.

* Beta Gamma Sigma National.

* Golden Key National.

* Omicron Delta Epsilon.


I have also contributed time with the Richmond County Bar Association:

Current member on the board of directors of the Richmond County Bar Association (since 2007).

* Past Co-Chair of the Tax Section of the Richmond County Bar Association.


I am also a past president of the Independent Accountants Association of Staten Island.


I have also volunteered my time in tax activities in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service (both as an attorney/CPA and also before as a student):

 *  Volunteer Lecturer to Individual Taxpayers in Various Small Business
         Tax Workshops Partnered by the IRS with Local Organizations in
         Brooklyn & Staten Island, 2009 and 2010.

*  Student Extern, Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service,
         Office of the Chief Counsel:  Manhattan District, January 1999 to April

*  IRS VITA - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Volunteer
         Tax Assistant, 1994, 1995, 1996 & 1997 (Trained and Certified by
         the Internal Revenue Service).



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