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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, as well as accounting and tax services.

 

YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW

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

Mark Vogel, CPA/ABV/CFF, CMA, CVA, provides business valuation, litigation support and forensic accounting services. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, multi-million dollar contract negotiations support and due diligence work, as well as providing accounting, tax and consulting services to individuals and businesses.

Mark has performed valuation studies in support of gifting, business interruption, divorce, estate planning, partner / shareholder disputes, ESOPs, stock option plans, and mergers and acquisitions.

In addition to being a CPA, Mark is Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics, a Certified Management Accountant, and a Certified Valuation Analyst.

Mark leads the firm's divorce seminar series for family law attorneys. He frequently shares his business valuation and forensic accounting expertise during speaking engagements for legal and trade associations. He also taught at the CPA School of Washington.

Mark serves on the executive board of The Nature Generation, a nonprofit organization. He has been recognized by Virginia Business and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants as a "Super CPA" for ten consecutive years and as a “SmartCPA” by Washington SmartCEO Magazine.

Education

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

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.
  • Mark once played Galaga for two hours (on one quarter!) during a break between classes in college. He actually missed his next class because he didn’t want to give up!

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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