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Mela Garber

Mela Garber

Featured in Chapter Five: Crisis and Loss

A tax principal at Anchin, co-chair of the Firm’s Trust and Estate Services Group, and a member of the Firm’s Family Office/ High Net Worth Services Group, Mela has extensive experience handling all aspects of taxation and planning for high net worth families, their trusts and estates.
In the estate planning area, she utilizes sophisticated tools to ensure maximum savings for her clients. She also advises her clients in charitable gift giving and foundations.

In trust and estate administration, she works closely with trustees and executors, guiding them through complex tax laws and advising them on creative funding of bequests and tax efficient ways of distributing the assets.

In a career that has spanned over 25 years, Mela also has gained valuable experience handling tax and gift audits with the Internal Revenue Service and produces favorable results for her clients.

Mela is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the Estate Planning Council of New York City Inc., The Financial Women's Association of New York, and 100 Women in Hedge Funds. She is a frequent panelist/ author on issues related to income and estate planning issues for women.
In addition to English, Mela is fluent in Russian.

Professional website:  www.anchin.com