Richard J. Shapiro
Richard Shapiro is a Tax Director and a member of the Financial Services and Corporate Tax Groups. He has more than 40 years of law firm and accounting firm experience as a specialist in all aspects of federal income taxation, including the taxation of financial instruments and transactions, both domestic and international, corporate taxation and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Richard is a member of EisnerAmper’s Qualified Opportunity Fund Group.
Throughout his career, Richard has written and lectured extensively. He co-authored a regular column in a major international tax publication on financial products and currency strategies, and for almost 25 years he wrote the tax booklet made available to individual investors by the various U. S. securities exchanges.
Prior to joining the firm, Richard served for many years as the National Director of Tax of a national accounting firm, and later was the Director of Tax for the financial services practice of two other accounting firms. Most recently, Richard was a Tax Principal in the financial services and national offices of a Big 4 accounting firm.
- Financial Services
- Financial Products/Transactions
- Corporate Tax
- Tax Advisory Services
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Qualified Opportunity Funds
- International Tax
Credentials & Education
- Brown University: AB
- Columbia Law School: JD
- New York University: LLM, Taxation