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David Sands

Managing Partner, CPA, CGMA, MST

Email: dsands@buchbinder.com
Phone: 212-896-1919
Office: New York
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“Tax is constantly changing. Every day is different with new and exciting challenges.”

If it’s tax-related, David Sands knows about it. In charge of compliance for more than 500 clients, David oversees anything technical that moves through the firm.

David provides his clients with a safety net of advice and gives the businesses he advises an honest assessment of their operations as it relates to accounting and tax. He enjoys challenging research projects and answering complex questions – whether they come from other partners at Buchbinder or his clients. Timely in the offering of advice, David discusses topics thoroughly with those who seek his consultation, deciphering alternatives, exploring possibilities and offering a new focus when necessary.

A Renowned Tax Expert

A partner in the New York office, David has more than 35 years of tax experience. He works as a tax consultant with an emphasis in real estate, sports and entertainment, professional service firms and non-profit organizations such as labor unions and pension and welfare plans. He provides advisory and consulting services, including structuring entities, analysis of transactions and business advice across a wide number of industries.

Prior to joining Buchbinder in 1990, David was a senior manager at a Big Four firm in New York where he worked in the corporate tax department serving middle market and overseas businesses.

David has chaired many tax conferences, shared his expertise in media outlets such as Bloomberg Radio, National Public Radio, Yahoo Finance and CNNMoney.com, and is a two-time winner of the Enterprise Network International Relationship Award from Enterprise Worldwide for fostering relationships with international members.

When he’s not working, David enjoys playing golf and reading financial books and publications.

David earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Buffalo University and a Master of Science in Taxation from Pace University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Committee on Relations with the Internal Revenue Service. He is licensed to practice in New York State.