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Mark Stone

Mark Stone

CPA

Managing Partner, Sales Tax Defense LLC
Dix Hills,NY
  • 4.7
  • 1994 reviews
  • 3.2k 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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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

Good quality

JT

Loved it

VS

Great and Informative

JN

Loved it, he came on strong answering some of the straight forward initial items I wanted clarification on then kept rolling. I'm a CPA that helps develop accounting software so these clarifications and extra items mentioned were great for a current project we're doing with the tax team in integrating our accounting software with their tax software.

CED

myCPE platform worked fine

JP

Informative presentation.

NW

I needed a refresher on Sales Tax as I'm helping Nonprofits get their paperwork setup and their organization going. I've had questions on Sales Tax and have not dealt with it much since college. This actually answered every question I had except for my state specific taxable items. It is exactly what I needed!

NW

I needed a refresher on Sales Tax as I'm helping Nonprofits get their paperwork setup and their organization going. I've had questions on Sales Tax and have not dealt with it much since college. This actually answered every question I had except for my state specific taxable items. It is exactly what I needed!

NW

I needed a refresher on Sales Tax as I'm helping Nonprofits get their paperwork setup and their organization going. I've had questions on Sales Tax and have not dealt with it much since college. This actually answered every question I had except for my state specific taxable items. It is exactly what I needed!

NW

I needed a refresher on Sales Tax as I'm helping Nonprofits get their paperwork setup and their organization going. I've had questions on Sales Tax and have not dealt with it much since college. This actually answered every question I had except for my state specific taxable items. It is exactly what I needed!

WD

One of the best webinars I’ve ever attended. Engaging and clearly presented.

JB

Good information you don’t get to hear a lot

AC

Excellent

VS

Good

DJ

The instructor was excellent, he was very realistic and gave some good pointers.

DS

Na

JJ

Mr. Stone’s presentation reminded me of several issues I need to discuss with my clients. Several of my clients perform industrial services in multiple states and the filing of use tax returns in those states is not currently being done.

BW

Good quality

DR

Great overall experience.

BW

Good quality

DL

Great webinar!!

ZH

good

TN

great class

JP

Good.

DM

Very enjoyable, he spoke in plain English, easy to understand.

EK

myCPE platform is fantastic and I learn so many concepts during the webinars.

DF

Excellent webinar; a real eye-opener.

CH

good

JP

Good.

BS

a good, specialized class on sales tax

DS

I have been working for tax-exempt agencies over 10 years and the State ruled 2021 Airports were no longer exempt. This was a good refresher on the general rules.

BW

Good quality

JL

Webinar material and topic was great, the course did drop all the sudden.

BK

Was good learning experience

JM

Subject was presented clear and precise.

TB

Good reference material

JC

Overall a good webinar.

WWMN

Thank you

WWMN

Thank you

WWMN

Thank You

RF

I found it interesting to review sales and used tax reporting requirements.

MG

Great speaker and content.

ZH

Helpful tips in the sales tax process.

CED

Mycpe platform worked very well

DC

Great presentation!

AM

Presentation was effective, well explained by personal stories and well crafted annotations.

RH

N/A

CA

good

DN

Great presenter and all material that needed to be covered was covered.

HK

good presentation but seems less relevant to income tax

KS

really great

JS

Instructor was clearly very knowledgeable and explained the subject in a manner that was easy to understand. The materials were a little light and could be expanded.

DLK

****

MM

Very good.

AL

not relevant to my work but good to know.

BV

Good presentation

CC

interesting got a few important facts that will be useful

TGG

Excellent presentation

TS

I like that the instructor provided the answers to the polling questions after the poll had been taken. Many instructors do not provide this information. The instructor was obviously very fmailiar with his topic.

CC

good webinar

AL

very informative

SN

Great information.

SN

Great information.

JE

Good review of sales tax

ZH

Overall good experience that taught me a few things.

RC

none

RH

Mark does a great job with presenting the information and providing examples.

RH

Mark does a great job with presenting the information and providing examples.

RH

Mark does a great job with presenting the information and providing examples.

RH

Mark does a great job with presenting the information and providing examples.

RH

Mark does a great job with presenting the information and providing examples.

RH

Enjoyed Mark's webinar on sales taxes. He simplified the sales tax process.

TS

I thought the instructor's comments regarding correcting past mistakes with sales tax were very useful. A good primer on a difficult subject.

NS

very informative as I am having major renovations done to my primary residence.

TT

This was a good introduction to sales tax.

PWF

Good for covering the basics. A lot of things I already knew, but still useful.

BO

Great

KM

The instructor presented the materials in a straight forward, easily understandable mannner and gave good examples.

ZH

Overall very valuable information to be used in my everyday job functions.

ZH

Helpful in my job duties

HK

good concise content and delivery

TS

OK

RH

N/A

JF

Instructor was very knowledgeable