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Mela Garber

Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLP
Tax Principal
New York, NY, USA

Mela Garber is a Tax Principal at Anchin. She co-chairs the firm's Trusts and Estates Group and serves on both the Anchin Wealth Management Group and Law Firm Services Group.

Mela has extensive experience handling all aspects of taxation and planning for high net worth families, their trusts and estates. 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 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.

In addition to English, Mela is fluent in Russian.


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