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Joseph N. Endres

Partner, Abandoned Property Audits Practice Leader
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  • New York

B.A., magna cum laude, University at Buffalo, State University of New York 

J.D., magna cum laude, SUNY Buffalo Law School

Joe counsels clients on a wide range of state and local taxation issues and represents taxpayers in disputes with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the New York City Department of Finance. Joe’s practice focuses on personal income tax and residency matters as well as sales and use tax issues in the technology industry (software as a service, cloud computing, digital products, etc.). 

Joe also advises clients with respect to various federal and state tax incentive-based programs such as the federal renewable energy investment and production tax credits, and New York State's Start-Up NY Program, Excelsior Program, former Empire Zone Program, Brownfield Tax Credit Program, and Historical Building Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program.  

Finally, Joe counsels clients on their abandoned property obligations. Joe is the Abandoned Property Audits Practice leader and has represented large corporations in complex compliance matters such as multistate abandoned property audits and voluntary disclosures.

Honors

  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013 - 2016
  • Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Alpha Theta
  • Former note and comment editor, Buffalo Law Review
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School Faculty Award (for work on the Buffalo Affordable Housing Clinic)

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Joe contributes to Hodgson Russ’s Clean and Green Law blog and Noonan's Notes Blog. His blog entries include:

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County