Michael Schaffstall

Partner, CPA

Mike is a Partner specializing in providing tax consulting and tax compliance services for large pass-through entities, high net worth individuals and corporations. His clients include businesses in manufacturing, services and real estate development industries.

Mike was a Senior Manager at a Big Four accounting firm specializing in State & Local income tax consulting services. Mike was also a corporate tax auditor with the State of New York for seven years and served as a tax manager at a multi-state real estate tax development company.

His selected experiences include:

  • Federal Consulting Services
  • Tax compliance services for domestic and cross-border clients
  • Litigation Support
  • State & Local income tax consulting services
  • New York State Incentives and Empire Zone consulting and compliance
  • IRS and New York State audit defense
  • Administration of State voluntary disclosure agreements
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • Recruiting and Mentoring

Mike's professional and community affiliations include:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State of Certified Public Accountants
  • Habitat for Humanity, Treasurer
  • University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association, Assistant Vice President of Member Relations
  • American Cancer Society, Former Advisory Board Member
  • Buffalo Tax Executives Institute, Former Officer
  • Queen of Heaven School, Former Volunteer Athletic Director
  • West Seneca Youth Baseball Association, Volunteer Coach

Mike holds a BS in Accounting and Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo.