Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP has announced that the firm has officially changed its name to Sanders Thaler Viola & Katz, LLP to reflect the names of all of the firm’s partners.
Scott Sanders was a Partner in Lazar Sanders LLP and Lazar Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP before forming Sanders Thaler & Associates. He specializes in tax planning, trust and estate planning and compliance and surrogate accounting for the Court. His industry experience is in the fields of manufacturing, public relations, real estate, restaurants and jewelry.
Michael Thaler was a tax and personal financial planning partner at Berdon LLP before merging into Lazar Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP and he also formed Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP. He was also a co-owner of a mid-sized regional accounting firm. He advises clients on personal and business financial planning, investment analysis, cash flow analysis and estate and gift tax planning. He also specializes in designing and reviewing employee benefit plans.
Prior to joining the firm, Anthony Viola was Managing Partner of Geller Marzano & Company CPAs PC, where he was responsible for making all final financial, technical and personnel decisions. He specializes in all facets of taxation and estate planning, especially tax planning and business consulting.
Michael Katz was also a partner at Geller Marzano, where he made all administrative decisions as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. His clients include music recording artists and corporate executives for regional and national companies. He specializes in tax planning, projections and business planning, audit representation for federal and state tax problems, insurance company audits and federal and state Departments of Labor audits.
Mr. Sanders was partners in Lazar Sanders LLP since 1995. In 2006, it merged to form Lazar Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP. In 2009, Mr. Sanders and Mr. Thaler started Sanders Thaler & Associates LLP. In August 2010, it merged again with Geller, Marzano & Company CPAs PC, which was owned by Mr. Viola and Mr. Katz, and the merged firm is now known as Sanders Thaler Viola & Katz, LLP.
“We are proud to announce our new name and the creation of our new logo to reflect the names of all of our partners,” Mr. Sanders said. “We are changing our name, but we are still providing our clients the same level of service that they have come to expect from all of us.”