About Katz Cohen
KatzCohen has a simple philosophy: develop a trusting relationship with our clients by providing the highest level of service and communication. In return, our long term client retention and referral rates have led to our strong reputation. Combining big firm creativity along with our small firm personality, our dedication to customer service is how we strive to meet our philosophy. Every client, large or small, receives the same full attention and expertise. This is how KatzCohen provides creative solutions to our clients business needs. We recognize that outstanding service, strong communication, unmatched commitment, and a team approach are integral components to your success.
- KatzCohen combines over thirty five years of experience in accounting, tax, and profitability solutions
- Specialize in working with individuals and small to mid-size companies
- Committed to excellent customer service and communication
- Big firm capability in a small firm setting
- Named Smart CPA’s and Baltimore’s Best Accountant
Mike Katz has been providing strategic tax and financial solutions to his clients for over 15 years. He began his career as a staff accountant for Ellin & Tucker, a regional accounting firm in Baltimore. After two years, he acquired an accounting firm in Ellicott City, Maryland which he grew over the next eight years by 50%.
In 2011, the firm moved to Pikesville, where he acquired and renovated a historic firehouse. His specialty is helping small businesses in the real estate, professional services, contractors and retail industries. He’s an active community member involved in several non-profit organizations. When not in his office, Mike can be found cycling around town or on the racquetball courts.
Jeff started his career working for a couple of large regional CPA firms gaining “big business” experience. As a tax professional, he has strong tax consulting expertise along with a true passion for solving the tax and business problems of his clients. While Jeff’s clients range over numerous industries, he has developed a strong niche in the real estate arena . His real estate clients range from those just getting into the industry to one of the largest land lords in Baltimore City. He delivers seminars to various groups in the Baltimore area on a variety of accounting and tax related topics.
Jeff also has a strong niche in the technology sector and assists his clients in developing and maintaining the necessary systems to secure significant tax deductions and credits. He has performed many Research & Development Tax Credit Studies resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax credits. He helps his technology clients on the tax side of their fundraising issues and has been involved in several startups sold to Fortune 500 companies, including a 22M sale to Microsoft.
Jeff is a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and is on the board of several local not for profits
Sol is a senior manager and has been with the firm since 2012. He has extensive experience in the planning and preparation of tax returns for individuals, partnerships, S corporations, corporations, fiduciaries and trusts. A licensed CPA, Sol earned a B.A. degree from Providence College and an M.S. in Taxation from the University of Baltimore.
Sol lives in Baltimore County with his wife and two children, enjoys playing ice hockey and is a passionate sports fan.
David joined the firm in 2011 and is responsible for all the firm’s attestation engagements. He previously worked as a senior manager in the Auditing Department of a National Accounting Firm where he was responsible for providing accounting, auditing, attestation, and consulting services to a wide variety of entities including professional service firms, manufacturing, transportation and other operating entities.