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Mark Vogel

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Mark Vogel, CPA/ABV/CFF, CMA, CVA, is the expert witness you want on the stand. An industry veteran, Mark specializes in providing business valuations, litigation support and forensic accounting services in divorce cases.

 

YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW

Mark is a pilot who used to fly his own airplane. His other hobbies are golf and sailing. He once combined both golf and flying by flying to The Homestead to play golf.

Mark Vogel, CPA/ABV/CFF, CMA, CVA, specializes in working with family law attorneys to provide business valuations, litigation support and forensic accounting services in divorce cases. Mark helps marital dispute clients uncover hidden assets, value business interests and conduct thorough investigations of financial records.

As the founder of the firm’s divorce seminar series in Virginia, Mark enjoys sharing his knowledge with family law attorneys on topics like business valuations, tax issues related to divorce, and division of marital assets.

With 25+ years of experience in public accounting, Mark also works with individuals and businesses to provide accounting, tax and consulting services. He also provides litigation support and forensic accounting services in civil litigation related to damages, lost profits and business valuations.

In his free time, Mark serves on the executive board of The Nature Generation, an environmental nonprofit that inspires and empowers youth to make a difference.

Education

  • Bachelor of science degree in civil engineering, University of Maryland (1979)
  • Master’s degree in business administration, University of Kansas (1982)

Certifications

  • Accredited in Business Valuation
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analyst

Affiliations

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Virginia Society of CPAs

More Fun Facts

  • Mark grew up in many overseas countries, including Thailand, Pakistan, Peru, Columbia, Brazil and Greece. He was born in Bordeaux but is NOT a wine connoisseur.
  • As a child, Mark had three languages under his belt by the time he turned three!
  • Mark’s secret talent? He’s an artist and painter.

Articles By Mark

Dependency Exemptions and Child Tax Credits Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) raises a lot of questions for divorce attorneys. I recently hosted several seminars on the effects of the TCJA on divorcing couples alongside my colleague, Richard Wolf. At these seminars, several questions were raised, which we will individually address in this and future blog posts. In this article, co-authored with family law attorney Carol Ehlenberger, Esq., we will discuss the new dependency exemption and child tax credit.

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IRA Contributions and Alimony Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

I recently hosted several seminars as part of the firm’s divorce seminar series regarding the effects of the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on divorcing couples alongside my colleague, Richard Wolf. At these seminars, several questions were raised which we will individually address in this and future blog posts. Under the current law, alimony is considered income for IRA contribution purposes. However, under the TCJA and as of 2019, alimony will no longer be taxable income for the alimony recipient. This raises the question of whether IRA contributions can still be made based on alimony income. For some taxpayers, alimony could be the main or only source of income.

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What Every Divorce Attorney Needs to Know about Their Client’s Form 1040

Your brand new client, Mrs. Archer, just filed for divorce from her husband of 15 years. The case is in its very early stages and you want to learn a little more about your new client, her financial situation, the marital assets, and her lifestyle. Where do you begin?

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