Program Chair - Undergraduate
Lubin School of Business
Legal Studies and Taxation
One Pace Plaza W475
"In the end it is not the years in your life that counts but the life in your years." A. Lincoln
JD , Brooklyn Law School , Brooklyn, NY , 1975
MBA , LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY , BROOKLYN, NY , 1971
ACCOUNTING & TAX
BS , VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY , VILLANOVA, PA , 1967
ECONOMICS & ACCOUNTING
Awards and Honors
- Pace University, June 2014 - Spirit of Pace Award
- PACE UNIVERSITY, 2000
LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES
- SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
- NEW YORK BAR
- Tax Court Bar
- MASS BAR
Kraus, R., DiBenedetto, J. & Girasa, R. (2016, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Barnes v. Commissioner: Use of the Step Transaction Doctrine to Tax a TRansnational Reinvestment Plan. North East Journal of Legal Studies. Vol 35 (Issue Spring/Fall 2016) , pages 32-48.
Kraus, R., Girasa, R. & DiBenedetto, J. (2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Watson v. United States-The FICA Tax Dispute Concerning Wages and Distributions to Professional Employees/Owners. North East Journal of Legal Studies. Vol 34 (Issue Fall 2015) , pages 42-57.
DiBenedetto, J. (2014, August). Commentary. The CPA Journal. Vol 84 (Issue 8) , pages p 20. http://email@example.com
DiBenedetto, J. The Best Tax Deduction: The Secret of the Traditional IRA. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/7730018/the_best_tax_deduction.html?cat=3
Kraus, R., Girasa, R. & DiBenedetto, J. North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Watson v. U.S.: The FICA Tax Disputes Concerning Wages and Distributions to Professional Employees and Owners. North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Lenox Massachusetts
Girasa, R., Kraus, R. & DiBenedetto, J. (2015, April 26). North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Inc.. MetLife Litigation and Shadow Banking: Should Regulation be Extended Beyond Traditional Banking?. College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey
Current Tax Issues; Ethics.
Westchester County Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Lubin TAP [Attendee, Meeting]
Desc: Review Dossiers of Faculty applying for promotion or tenure.
Committee's Key Accomplishments: Made recommendations for candidates.
Westchester Faculty Council
Desc: Assist Chair in organizing Meeting and Agenda for Faculty Council
Committee's Key Accomplishments: Tilted against windmills
Pleasantville Task Force - Finance Subcommittee
Desc: Review academic finances of the Pleasantville & White Plains locations.
Committee's Key Accomplishments: Made recommendations, chiefly adopted to the University President.
Little Angels in China
Desc: Raises funds for poor children in remote parts of China
Committee's Key Accomplishments: To design fund raising events and to determine the allocation of funds.
Westchester Contract Bridge Association
Desc: Leadership role not inconsistent with that of the presidency of any small not for profit.