Eliezer Gross, CPA
Partner, Real Estate -Tax
Eliezer serves as a Partner at Wiss. He spends most of his time advising clients on how to effectively run their business in the present with an eye on the future. Eliezer takes the time to understand the business and personal objectives of each client to provide the appropriate guidance. Eliezer also keeps current with the latest updates to the tax law. Lately, Eliezer has been busy consulting clients on the various workarounds to the SALT limitation (NJ BAIT and NY PTET). Eliezer also advises clients on other TCJA provisions, such as the QBI Deduction, and IRC Section 163(j). In addition, Eliezer is helping clients with the CARES Act provisions, such as NOL carryback claims and claiming additional depreciation. Eliezer also meets with clients regularly to discuss tax planning strategies, estate planning, and succession planning.
Eliezer works with clients spanning the real estate industry: family-owned businesses, fund managers, fund sponsors, REITs, Tax Exempt Organizations, and Sovereign Wealth Funds. He is responsible for his clients’ tax and accounting functions, such as tax compliance, financial reporting, planning, and structuring. Eliezer also assists clients with their state, local, or international tax needs. Eliezer has represented clients before the IRS and state taxing authorities regarding audits, delinquent filings, and other tax controversy matters.
Eliezer is passionate about leading his teams. He frequently challenges them to take on new opportunities. He is involved with the firm’s campus recruiting efforts. He enjoys speaking with students that are pursuing a career in business. Before joining Wiss, Eliezer worked at EY and started his career at FTI Consulting.
BS – Accounting
Certified Public Accountant in New York and New Jersey
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants
When not in the office, Eliezer enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and coaches his children’s little league teams. Eliezer also volunteers at his synagogue as a teen leader.
What’s something intriguing that most people wouldn’t know about you?
I volunteer my time as a matchmaker on a dating website.
You can travel back in time. What’s a piece of advice you’d tell your younger self?
Don’t be too hard on yourself if you make a mistake. I continue to tell myself this piece of advice.