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Ann B. Cohen, CPA

Clinical Associate Professor
Accounting and Law Department


MBA, University at Buffalo
BA, State University of New York at Binghamton
Certified Public Accountant


Professor Cohen specializes in taxation. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she is director of the School's MS in Accounting Program, a member of the MBA Committee, and is active in profesional and community associations. Profesor Cohen chairs a joint program between the University at Buffalo and the New York State Society of CPAs "Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession" designed to interest minority students in accounting careers.

Current Teaching

Selected Publications

"Renewal Communities Revisited:  Expansion Provides Retroactive Tax Savings," The CPA Journal, November 2006

"Renewal Communities: Tax Benefits for Distressed Areas," The CPA Journal, March 2004

"New Tax Law Provides Challenging Curriculum for College Saving," Taxes--The Tax Magazine, September 2001; reprinted in CCH Financial and Estate Planning and Journal of Practical Estate Planining

"Community Renewal Tax Relief Act's Incentives for Investors--Form Over Substance?" The Tax Adviser, June 2001

"Is the Qualified Small Business Stock Exclusion Worthwhile?" The Tax Adviser, December 1998.

"Impact of TRA '97 on Small Businesses and Their Owners," Taxation for Accountants, December 1997; reprinted in Taxation for Lawyers, January/February 1998.

"Home Office Deductions: Alive and Well After Soliman," Taxation for Accountants, May 1997.

"State Response to Federal Tax Reform: A Case Study of New York," Ronald J. Huefner, Ann Burstein Cohen and Steven J. Weiss, State and Local Government Review, Winter 1993.

Instructor Supplements to Prentice Hall's Federal Taxation Series, published by Pearson.

Professional Associations


Other Experience

Contact Information

Ann B. Cohen, CPA
Clinical Associate Professor
Accounting and Law
School of Management
University at Buffalo
348 Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4000

Tel: 716-645-3269