Varun Kathait, CPA, Esq.
Varun Kathait is a highly skilled CPA and Attorney based in Long Island, NY, known for his practical and client-first approach in tax, accounting, and legal matters. He currently works with Dalal Associates CPAs P.C. and operates his own legal practice catering to a diverse range of client needs. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, Varun serves as a trusted advisor, guiding sophisticated taxpayers through the complexities of both their business and personal lives.
In recognition of his leadership, expertise, and commitment to continued education, Varun serves as the President of the Education Foundation of the National Association of CPA Practitioners – N/S Chapter. Additionally, he holds the position of Chair of the Business Law, Tax, and Accounting Committee at the Nassau County Bar Association.
Varun's professional focus lies in providing top-tier tax, accounting, and advisory services. He excels in handling all stages of Federal and State criminal and civil tax matters, offering comprehensive counsel on audits, tax controversies, penalty issues, and foreign and domestic voluntary disclosures. With a deep understanding of corporate, partnership, estate, and gift taxation matters, Varun assists clients in navigating the intricate tax consequences associated with these areas.
As a licensed CPA and Attorney, Varun boasts a strong multi-disciplinary accounting background that enables him to effectively serve both corporate and individual tax clients. He has gained valuable experience throughout his career, having worked as an Associate at a Tax Law firm and later as an Tax Manager in the International Private Client Services Group at RSM US LLP.
Furthermore, Varun's experience extends to the realm of estate tax and trust, where he honed his skills as a Fellow with the Surrogate's Court of Nassau County. Collaborating closely with Hon. Edward W. McCarty, III, he gained invaluable insight into the intricacies of Surrogate's Court proceedings, including estate tax filings and procedural aspects.
Varun's professional journey began as a legal intern at Katz, Bernstein & Katz, LLP while pursuing his college education in Atlanta. After earning his B.A. in Economics from Emory University, he returned to New York to attend Hofstra University Law School. During his time at Hofstra, Varun demonstrated his commitment to the field by serving as the Treasurer of the Hofstra Business Law Society and as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Coordinator. He also actively contributed to the Community and Economic Development Clinic, providing transactional assistance to nonprofits, community-based organizations, and microenterprises in low-income communities in and around Nassau County.
With his extensive expertise, dedication to his clients, and leadership roles within professional organizations, Varun Kathait continues to make significant contributions to the fields of tax, accounting, and law. His comprehensive approach and wealth of experience make him a sought-after professional for individuals and businesses seeking trusted guidance and solutions in complex financial and legal matters.