E. Martin Davidoff is a Certified Public Accountant and an Attorney at Law with an office in Dayton, New Jersey. Mr. Davidoff is licensed to practice both professions in New York and New Jersey and is active in many associations.
Mr. Davidoff served as President (2008-2009) of the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA). Mr. Davidoff is currently (2015-2016) serving on the Board of Directors for the AAA-CPA. He is also the founder of the Internal Revenue Service Liaison Committee and Chairman of the IRS Liaison Sub-Committee on Legislative Affairs of the AAA-CPA.
Selected every year from 2004 through 2010 as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting by Accounting Today, it was noted that “Davidoff's views on issues affecting tax practice are heard at the highest levels of government.” CPA Magazine has also chosen Mr. Davidoff as one of the Top 50 IRS Practitioners of 2008 and one of the Top 40 Tax Advisors To Know During a Recession in 2009. Mr. Davidoff has been named as a 2013 Super Lawyer.
He served for nine years as a Financial Expert on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee for BioClinica, Inc., a publicly held leading global provider of integrated, technology-enhanced, clinical trial services. Mr. Davidoff's service culminated with a successful sale of the company which maximized shareholder value.
As a member of the AICPA's Tax Division, he has served on the Tax Legislative Liaison Committee. He completed two years on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), having served as the organization's Secretary and as Vice President for Taxation and Legislation. Mr. Davidoff has also served as President of the Middlesex/Somerset chapter of the NJSCPA and as the chairman of the NJSCPA Federal Taxation and Membership Committees. Mr. Davidoff is a member of the tax section of the New Jersey Bar Association.
Among the honors he has received are the 1998/1999 New Jersey Society of CPAs Distinguished Service Award for his dedicated service and commitment to the Society, the SBA 1997 Accountant Advocate of the Year for New Jersey and Region II (New York, New Jersey, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico) after having served as a delegate leader at the 1986 and 1995 White House Conferences on Small Business and the 1998 Nicholas Maul Leadership Award from the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Davidoff received his undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MBA from Boston University Graduate School of Management, and a JD from the Washington University School of Law. He is a frequent lecturer, authors a regular column in CPA Magazine and co-authored the New Jersey S-Corporation bill. Mr. Davidoff regularly testifies before federal and tax agencies and legislatures regarding the impact of legislation and tax agency policies on small business and tax practitioners.
Mr. Davidoff is also Founder and Executive Director for Make-A-Smile Foundation, Inc., a charity holiday shopping spree benefitting underprivileged children for over 30 years.
Please see Mr. Davidoff's websites E. Martin Davidoff, Attorney at Law and E. Martin Davidoff, CPAs, LLC for more information on his firms and services. Information on the Make-A-Smile Foundation can be found here.