Josh is a tax strategist with extensive expertise advising high-net-worth individuals, nonprofits, and business owners and investors on effective strategies to ensure tax efficiency, asset protection, well-executed succession plans, and wealth preservation. He has been practicing law since 2000 and focuses his practice on the areas of wealth transfer planning, fiduciary and individual taxation, business structuring to maximize tax efficiency, and advising tax-exempt organizations, foundations and charitable donors.
Josh works extensively with business owners and investors to analyze the financial impact a business structure will have from both a business and personal perspective. He also advises clients as circumstances change, such as: opportunities or challenges presented by new tax laws, significant life events, or succession plans. He ensures the client’s current business structure, and tax & estate plans are still providing optimal benefits.
Josh works extensively with charitable organizations, assisting them to incorporate and obtain tax-exempt status, and advising them on issues such as: unrelated business income tax (UBIT), corporate governance, and planned giving.
Josh has expertise in trusts and estates, charitable planning, wealth preservation vehicles, and tax research and compliance. He provides estate planning solutions for AAFCPAs’ clients, including the development of wills and living trusts, to ensure the transfer of wealth is consistent with legacy objectives, while controlling risks. Josh provides effective legal and financial asset protection strategies that insulate clients’ assets, and protect specific financial goals, asset portfolios, and personal or business liabilities.
Josh works extensively within the cannabis space advising AAFCPAs’ clients on tax saving strategies, including entity structure and maximizing IRC sec 280E compliance.
The depth and breadth of Josh’s experience allows him to effectively and efficiently serve his clients by solving complex legal issues in a practical, understandable manner.
- Boston University – Master of Laws (LLM), cum laude
- Vermont Law School, cum laude
- Old Dominion University – Bachelor of Political Science
- Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster
- Bowditch & Dewey
- England Law Offices – Owner
Professional and Civic Associations
- Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Society of Financial Professionals
- Boston Estate Planning Council
- Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce – Board Member
- Rebuilding Together – Haverhill
- Team Haverhill
*The advice provided by AAFCPAs’ Tax Attorneys is in a consulting capacity only and cannot be considered legal advice or a legal opinion and is not a substitute for the advice of legal counsel.