Daniel S. Makoski

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Daniel Makoski is Counsel to Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. and a member of the firm’s Wealth Preservation Group. His primary areas of concentration are tax planning, tax controversy, transactional business matters, wills, trusts, and estate planning.

Mr. Makoski has extensive experience advising clients on personal income tax matters, including tax-efficient methods of acquiring and distributing assets; negotiating with tax authorities to minimize or eliminate tax deficiencies; appearing in the U.S. Tax Court; and handling IRS appeals. He has also drafted many estate plans, living wills, health care proxies, and powers of attorney. In addition, Mr. Makoski has significant expertise counseling business clients on business formation, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, governance, and dissolution.

  • Co-Chair of Trust, Estate, Probate & Elder Law Committee, Hunterdon County Bar Association
  • President of Board, Contextual Family Services, Inc., a non-profit organization
  • Trustee, Greater Middlesex Somerset County Estate Planning Council



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Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court, 2009
  • New Jersey (State and District), 2008
  • New York (State, Southern, Eastern Districts), 2009, 2010
  • Florida, 2014



New York Law School, New York, NY, LL.M. in Taxation, 2010

Widener University Delaware School of Law, Wilmington, DE, J.D., 2008

Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ, B.A., 2005

Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ 07962

Phone: 973.889.4047