Syracuse, New York

Syracuse Tax and Business Attorneys

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, P.C.  is one of the leading Syracuse law firms handling both tax and business law.  Established in 1961, we have the experience to help you with your issues before they get out of hand.

The law is on your side

Joe Callahan, Esq. offers advanced legal counsel in the fields of tax law and business law. As a experienced attorney, his accomplishments include the representation of several prominent New York residents. His work on their cases, dealing with tax evasion, tax fraud, and his efforts with various lenders, businesses and individuals in commercial and residential loan transactions, shows that Mr. Callahan is adept at handling all aspects of tax and business law.

Straight Talk, Effective Solutions

Like hand-tailored suits designed to fit a specific individual, Joe listens carefully to his clients’ needs and crafts tailored solutions for each unique case. When you work with Joe, you get representation grounded on more than 35 years of legal and accounting education, as well as the professional experience necessary to make sense of complicated tax and business laws. And, with Joe’s background as a former University professor and lecturer, you can be sure that he can make even the most complex areas of the law easy to understand.

Credentials that speak for themselves

Although Joe’s degrees and accolades can’t actually talk, his credentials have equipped him with the expertise and know-how to handle every case he takes on. Joe earned his B.S. in Public Relations in 1981 from Syracuse University, followed by his M.S. in Accounting and Juris Doctor in 1986, also from Syracuse University. While in law school, Joe served as the Moot Court Board Chair and was later earned the prestigious Order of the Barristers Award. Joe was admitted to the bar in Connecticut in 1986, then New York bar in 1987 and, later, was admitted as a CPA in Maryland in 1988. Joe is also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York and the U.S. Tax Court.

Legal representation by a Syracuse Attorney

Joe is a fixture in the Syracuse legal and government community. Besides his teaching and lecturing on legal matters at Syracuse University and in several continuing legal education programs, Joe has experience as a former Syracuse City Councilor-at-Large that allows him to provide in-depth insights and a comprehensive range of knowledge when representing his clients.

In his many years as a CPA and attorney, Joe contributed to numerous long-term audits and investigations with federal and state law enforcement agencies by providing his unique expertise. He has widespread experience with high-profile investigation and prosecutions dealing with:

  • Sales tax
  • Income tax
  • Tax fraud
  • Commercial asset purchases and sales
  • Stock sales and business formations (including corporations)
  • Limited liability companies and partnerships

Don’t let your tax dispute own you

If you or a loved one is involved in a tax or legal battle, contact Joe. With one foot in the tax world and the other in the legal world, Joe will take a suitable and economical approach to ensure your legal matters are resolved with your best interests in mind. When Joseph M. Callahan, Esq. is on your side, so is the law.

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