Steven Bandler, JD

Partner

1993 to Present
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Experience

Steven Bandler is an Arizona Certified Public Accountant and a partner with VTD.  His perspective on matters of tax consulting and compliance is enhanced by a law degree and developed through extensive client experience, making him an effective force in dealing with tax laws and taxing authorities.

Prior to joining VTD, Mr. Bandler was a partner in the firm Gaintner Bandler Reed & Peters PLC where he developed his expertise in developing, coordinating, supervising and managing financial, tax and business advisory services for clients in the personal service, entertainment, real estate, construction, manufacturing and distribution industries, among others. His clients include corporations and their key executives, partnerships, estates and trusts, closely held businesses and individuals, including professional athletes. He offers an extensive background in developing effective strategies for client representation before the IRS and state and local government authorities. Steve possesses special expertise in analyzing the tax and business consequences of proposed transactions with an eye toward restructuring existing arrangements in consideration of maximizing future tax benefits.

Affiliations

Mr. Bandler is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arizona State Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association, and the Arizona Bar Association. He is very active in many professional and community organizations, either currently serving, or having served, as an officer, board member and committee chair of Phoenix Art Museum’s Men’s Arts Council (past president), Congregation Beth Israel (past president), and the local chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Accounting,
Juris Doctor (Law Degree) |  University of Arizona