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Mark Stone

Mark Stone

CPA

Managing Partner, Sales Tax Defense LLC
Dix Hills,NY
  • 4.7
  • 3553 reviews
  • 5.4k Professionals Trained
  • 22 Courses

About Speaker Mark Stone

Mark L. Stone is the Managing Partner of Sales Tax Defense LLC. He founded the firm in 2008. The firm specializes in Sales, Use and Transaction Taxes. Services include sales and use tax consulting, audit defense, settlement negotiation, and preparing and filing sales tax returns in multiple states. He represents companies and individuals before state taxing authorities and through the appeals process.  Mark has testified as an expert witness in sales and use tax court cases as well as assisted attorneys and other accountants in their representation of clients in criminal investigations. 

Mark began his career as a sales tax auditor for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. After gaining experience working for the State, he moved on to work at several prominent accounting firms such as Raich Ende Malter LLP and The Marcum Group LLP.  In 2008, he decided to open his own firm solely focusing on sales and use tax. During this time, he was also an adjunct graduate school professor at Long Island University C.W. Post Campus. 

Mark has written articles in several publications such as Long Island Business News, New York State Society of CPAs Nassau Chapter Newsletter, Daily News, and Long Island Pulse Magazine. 

He is a frequent speaker for different organizations and has spoken for the New York State Society of CPAs, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, as well as for various accounting firms and businesses. 

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DT

Great CPE

JL

great presentation

SC

webinar worked well

AR

Excellent instructor! Thank you!

DT

Very informative, great CPE

DT

Very informative, great CPE.

SS

Excellent! Thank you?

NBJ

my overall experience way very good.

BV

Good webinar

MJ

Excellent Presentation.

CF

the course met my expectation, thanks

AR

Very interesting! Thank you!

RK

Nil

DT

Excellent presentation of the material. Great CPE

DT

Great intro webinar!

DT

Very informative, Great CPE

MF

This lecture was very informative. It helped me to understand things more clearly. I have left with a clear plan of action for tackling these issues.

BP

Instructor’s presentation was informative.

VP

all good

CF

The course met my expectations, thanks

KT

One of the best presenters I've ever attended. Obviously well conversant in the topic and no wasting time. Action packed one hour of CE

MS

very clear presentation

DM

Great instructor, knows the sales tax route

TN

Great class, very good real life examples

TB

Good overall training. Well paced and good content

GG

Engaging instructor, interesting class!

DP

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DT

Great CPE

GG

Good presenter. Used real examples and extended them to things beyond sales tax. Useful.

CF

The course met my expectation, thanks

RK

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JW

Great presentation. A good analysis of your different choices in handling taxes,penalties and interest.

TA

This was one of the most informative courses I'd ever taken.

CF

good

KK

I enjoyed the presentation of the CPE, and I learned what to expect this upcoming tax season in relation to sales tax liabilities for our clients.

CF

The course met my expectation, thanks

BV

Very well rounded introduction to this topic

AG

Very informative webinar!

JC

I enjoyed the presenter. He moved the presentation along at a good pace. His tone of voice varied throughout the presentation, helping the viewers to stay engaged.

BB

Instructor was very engaging!

SL

Good topic!!

PGN

Good Session

MP

Very informative

RR

Good information and knowledgeable instructor.

SW

n/a

TK

Great class

WW

good

VP

Very relevant examples in an easy-to-digest format. Great session!

MD

Well presented.

UB

I enjoy the webinars, they have really been informative and helpful in advancing my knowledge and skills.

DD

Great presentation I know we like short and sweet but a little longer would be nice and definitely more Q&A time for those that want to stay on .

SD

Very good presentation

SN

Very good information.

DK

Great webinar, instructor was very knowledgeable and he covered many subjects on the topic. Overall he was a very thorough presenter.

SN

Always good info presented

CL

The instructor was engaging for a good overview of sales tax key aspects

SD

very informative presentation of the topic material

MS

I learned a few new things about the use tax in todays webinar that I didn't know before. It was a great webinar!!!

KT

I learned a lot about sales tax, which I will use when clients that own businesses come to me needing advice.

WDGI

Learned things I can use with certain clients.

KD

Great information.

KM

Very informative webinar.

KT

I learned a lot of information from this webinar, very valuable to my company and my clients as well.

JB

Great info, hit the important points hard for making sure we have the right backup on file.

PGN

Good session

CC

Great presentation

LP

Mark Stone is one of the best in the tax industry . I have attended many of his work shops . I have referred clients to him.

KM

Learned a lot about sales tax

DM

Informative and well organized presentation.

AK

This webinar helps to understand some aspects of contractors' sales tax liabilities; this topic is complex and understanding corresponding rules and regulations is important for those who liable and those who assist them.

PC

Following along the webinars are easy, can be done from your computer or mobile device.

UB

The information provided was very beneficial and applicable right away.

MP

Very nice

CT

This was an outstanding webinar. It was extremely well-prepared and very thorough. It was effectively presented and very easy to understand with simple examples. Mark is a very effective speaker.

SN

Good presentation.

MC

Great real world examples.

CC

Great presenation!

UB

More webinars.

TJ

Strong and knowledgeable presenter providing practical examples for learning.

CA

good

MR

Great!

RWH

The information was very relevant in preparing me for the upcoming tax season. The Presenter is very professional and knowledgable in the industry as well as organized in his presentation enabling me to take good applicable notes to convey to my tax clients.

DF

It was great

MBY

Outstanding!

JW

MyCPE is a great place to update your knowledge.

VP

great job

RB

Easy and up to date

CB

Excellent course

KS

Excellent session and found Mark Stone to be very experienced and was very effective in his presentation.

LB

This was one of the more relevant trainings I have listened to. It was informational and not a sales pitch to use their services or software.

RWH

The Presentation was great. The presenter was very knowledgable and information delivery was excellent. He's my second best Presenter during my first experience in taking courses with My-CPE.

KL

Mark was excellent!

HN

myCPE is great

RMP

It was well informative

HN

myCPE is great

JW

This webinar is a great help in continueing education for me as a tax preparer.

HN

myCPE is great

KN

Very interesting

KS

Great webinar!

JH

Great

JH

Enjoyed the presentation

BW

Good quality

MS

Great

JH

Great presentation

AG

Excellent presentation and platform!

LL

Clarified the Use tax topic. There were things that were cleared up for me

AT

A great presentation!

MZ

This was a great webinar

EW

As someone who will be giving business advise, this really added an area I was only somewhat familiar with.

KR

My first myCPE course but will not be my last. I thoroughly enjoyed the program and look forward to more. The narrator was also great!

MBY

Excellent!

RR

For insighful

AC

Logical, straight forward presentation. Good tips.

DA

I was happy with the program

ML

Again I Learned.

BAA

Expanding my tax knowledge through education.

HV

Very informative. Great material.

MS

Great experience. Very knowledgeable instructor.

GMJ

thanks!

DN

Great presentation

TW

This was one of the best webinars I have participated in. He is really good. I hope he has other webinars.

SMA

Very well done!

CN

Great webinar

MG

Great content, well presented.

RM

Instructor gave enough information to learn to ask the right questions.

MB

good

AK

Great

VK

I love these informative webinars on a variety of topics.

JB

Good

AG

Very informative webinar!

TW

Great Webinar, good information and refresher information.

MB

excellent

SS

The presenter stated some valuable information. There were statements made that will help me in my tax preparation employment.

SS

The presenter stated some valuable information. There were statements made that will help me in my tax preparation employment.

RC

This is a very important subject and actually could have been a 2 hour seminar.

KM

Clear and well organized

RP

Informative, very good speaker.

MM

Very good.

JS

I like the convenience of the online classes

MCS

Great learning. Instructor is very skilled with details on the subject. Do you have the link to listen again? Thank you

CT

myCPE sponsors the best and most interesting webcasts! Thanks so much!

JL

Great presentation

MCS

Very informative, great teaching and the instructor has great knowledge on the topic.

TB

I appreciate the opportunity to hear from a diverse group of presenters from around the USA in multiple careers fields. Thank you.

KG

Overall, great experience

RT

I feel very good, important information.

JG

Great webinar! My first time doing one of these.

TT

The presenter was very knowledgeable and did a good job presenting. There was some very useful information in this webinar.

BK

Enjoyed the webinar!

AR

Great experience

JG

Very insightful instructor.

BM

Really helpful, great content and examples!

RM

Great webinar!

NH

Very good presentation considering there are 50+ different sets of laws covering sales taxes.

MM

Knew a lot of the info, but definitely got some tips on specifics to check into for the states we operate in!

KG

Overall, it was interesting to learn about the difference items that did or did not include sales tax for specific reasons.

FR

Mark Stone does a great job! I definitely recommend his webinars on sales tax.

AG

Very good presenter with useful information.

CM

I learned a lot from this class. Great presenter.

SN

Instructor was very clear and did a great job explaining the practice of the material not just conceptual.

NG

great platform to CPE

JT

A great experience overall!

EA

I thought the content was just the right level of information - a nice overview and introduction to a relatively complex matter.

RT

VERY GOOD

LL

I submitted a question, I'm waiting on a reply, please?

LL

I submitted a question, I'm waiting on a reply, please?

TM

Very informative.

HY

very good.

WD

Instructor is very good at presenting the topic in a professional way.

TN

great class

VP

Great overview for a general audience and not too technical.

RV

VERY GOOD

KS

Great!

SJ

Interesting subject

FR

Mark Stone is a very effective instructor. This is the best webinar I've attended on sales tax nexus, and I've attended quite a few.

DR

All the classes can stand about 30 more minutes

JT

Loved it

DR

Very relevant information

JN

I really enjoy Mark's webinars. I always learn a ton and he's great about answering questions!

DR

Very relevant and needed topic.

JT

Loved it

JP

Good.

JS

All Good

ST

The platform is easy to use, which I really appreciate! Good way to get 'live' CPE.

JT

Loved it

LS

Great continuing education class online.

RC

Good course!

MM

Excellent

JT

Loved it

CP

No technical issues and the instructor explained the material well.

CC

very pleased with presentation. finally got answers to questions i have been curious about for awhile

JT

loved it

JL

na

RT

Very Accounting!

JT

Jason is the best

MS

Very concise and effective presentation of a complex subject.

BM

The information presented was very good. The subject doesn't pertain to my job though.

VS

Learned something new

VM

Mark is one of the best Sales tax guys in the business. I’ve attended his presentations over the past 2 decades and have always come away learning something new that lets me be the sales tax genius in my clients eyes.

DC

Great presentation and the slide deck was very helpful in understanding the concepts.

JT

Loved it

KM

Great presentation. Very informative.

CK

Great

VS

Learned something new about manufacturing industry

JT

Loved it

CK

Great

CK

Great

VS

Great information

BW