Thomas J. Collura

Expert in estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxation, business succession, and individual, fiduciary, and pass-through entity income taxation.

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Thomas J. Collura

School of Business
Department: Accounting and Law

Estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxation; individual, fiduciary, and pass-through entity (S corporation and partnership) income taxation; formation and governance of New York corporations and limited liability companies; business succession; planning and administration for trusts and estates.

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Thomas Collura has been affiliated with the School of Business as a lecturer and director of the M.S. in taxation program for over 20 years.

His courses include partnership taxation, estate and gift taxation, and tax research. In addition to teaching graduate tax accounting courses, Collura's private law practice is focused on advising privately-held companies and individuals concerning corporate, tax, and trusts and estates matters.

He has many years of experience representing privately-held companies and their owners in a wide range of corporate, tax and commercial matters, including choice of entity, governance, mergers, acquisitions, sales, recapitalizations and business succession planning.

Collura also represents business owners, entrepreneurs, executives and wealthy families in all aspects of income, gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax planning matters and in trust and estate administration. Lastly, he has extensive experience dealing with tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.