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Edward S. Dratch, CPA, CFF


Edward S. Dratch is a tax partner with more than 40 years of experience providing accounting, taxation, and forensic services. His clients include businesses and individuals.
Edward advises a wide array of clients including closely held businesses in the areas of manufacturing, distribution, technology, medical practices, franchising, and health care.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman in 2010, Edward was a founding partner of his firm, Rose Dratch & Gilbert, PA, for 40 years.
Edward has extensive experience working with business owners
and individuals in all areas of tax planning. He specializes in representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service and various branches of state and government taxing authorities. With a deep expertise in forensic accounting, he also often serves as an expert witness in business valuation matters and matrimonial cases.
Edward also provides services ranging from accounting for S corporations to estate and trust planning, compliance, and administration.
Presentations and Publications
Edward has lectured on various accounting and tax-related subjects, including Passive Losses, Installment Sales & Interest Expenses Under TAMRA, and the Omnibus Reconciliation Act.
Edward is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA).
Education & Licenses
Edward earned his B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University. He has also completed post-graduate studies in accounting, taxation, and finance, and earned a diplomate certification from the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI). He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the States of New Jersey and New York and he holds Certification in Financial Forensics (CFF) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

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Aug 04, 2015

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