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Stephen M. Geria

Stephen M. Geria, counsel, practices in the areas of business planning and tax, estate planning and administration, corporate transactions, and business counseling.

Stephen regularly advises clients on federal, state, and local tax issues related to matters involving corporations, partnerships, estates, individuals and non-profit entities. He also develops estate plans for his individual clients, preparing wills, durable powers of attorney, and health care directives/living wills. He assists individual and corporate fiduciaries with every aspect of the estate administration process. Stephen’s business practice includes counseling clients on the formation and governance of entities, as well as commercial transactions and shareholder and operating agreements.

Stephen joined Hyland Levin after practicing in the Individuals and Wealth Management, Taxation and Business Groups of Parker McCay P.A. He started his career in the Philadelphia tax practice of Ernst & Young LLP, where he provided a variety of federal, state, local, and indirect tax compliance and consulting services to businesses and individuals.

Stephen is a graduate of Villanova University (B.S., magna cum laude, 2004), and Villanova University School of Law (J.D. 2007 and LL.M. Taxation 2009). While a student at Villanova University School of Law, he worked in the school’s Federal Tax Clinic, a legal services organization which assists low-income taxpayers in controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and in the U.S. Tax Court. As an undergraduate, Stephen was a student manager for the Villanova men’s basketball team.

Admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Stephen is a member of the bar of the U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association and the Burlington County Bar Association.

Stephen was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up in South Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. He is a graduate of Saint Augustine Preparatory School in Richland, New Jersey. He currently resides in Marlton, New Jersey.

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Federal Invoice Tax Treatment of Real Estate Sales,” Wolf Commercial Real Estate, September 2017