James D. Bonamassa, CPA, MS (TAX), JD - Founding Partner

James founded what has grown to become Bonamassa, Maietta & Cartelli LLP in 1985 after several years of tax and accounting experience. At that same time James began attending Law School at St. John's University earning his law degree in 1987.


Much of James' practice deals with the taxation of corporations, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies and estates and trusts. He is involved in all aspects of his client's tax planning from the acquisition, operation and disposition of businesses to individual income and estate tax planning. James has had extensive experience, and much success, in representing clients before the IRS, New York State and other taxing agencies.


James' client list includes professional services firms such as physicians and attorneys, real estate entities, retailers, equipment leasing and trade contractors.


James is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and the Brooklyn Bar Association.


James is also very active in many charitable organizations in his community and has been a member of many youth activity boards. He enjoys spending time coaching youth baseball and basketball.


James received BBA (1979) and MS (TAX) (1983) degrees from Pace University where he completed each program with honors. In 1987 James received his law degree from St. John's University where he was also awarded the Prentice Hall Student Award in Taxation. James is a licensed CPA in New York State and a member of the New York and New Jersey state bars.


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