Ira J. Kaltman chairs the Tax Department while focusing his practice on taxation and estate planning. Mr. Kaltman provides tax planning assistance to various entities and represents high net-worth individuals. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions, the formation of charities, charitable trusts as well as domestic and off-shore asset protection.
Throughout his 35-plus years of practice, Ira has lectured and written extensively on tax, estate planning and asset protection issues as well as tax exempt organizations. He authors a tax column for Commerce Magazine and has lectured extensively on tax, estate planning issues as well as public charities and private foundations. Mr. Kaltman was a co-host of “Charting Your Financial Course,” a program which was broadcast on several radio stations throughout the New York metropolitan area and has been a frequent guest on “The Three Circles of Life” another radio show broadcast in the New York metropolitan area. Mr. Kaltman has presented estate planning seminars at AT&T’s world headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and BMW’s North American headquarters in Montvale, New Jersey. He has testified on pending tax legislation before the House Ways and Means Committee of the U. S. Congress.
Mr. Kaltman is tax counsel to Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation. Throughout his career, Ira has served on the Boards of many charitable institutions. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of Ramapo College Foundation and the Board of Trustees of Bergen Community College Foundation and was an Adjunct Professor of Business Law and Economics at William Paterson University.
Mr. Kaltman received his B.A. in Economics from Rutgers College in New Brunswick where he was a Henry Rutgers Scholar. He obtained an M.A. in Economics from Brown University. Mr. Kaltman received his law degree from Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.
Breaking Up a Corporation: How Shareholders Can Avoid a Federal Income Tax Liability Issue by Ira J. Kaltman, Esq. published in the December 2011 issue of COMMERCE Magazine.
Offshore Asset Protection Trusts Offer the Best Defense Against Creditors' Claims by Ira J. Kaltman, Esq. published in the June 2011 issue of COMMERCE Magazine.
Transferring Assets from Your Estate to Reduce Tax Costs by Ira J. Kaltman, Esq. published in the April 2007 issue of COMMERCE Magazine.