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Martha L. Salzman

Clinical Assistant Professor
Accounting and Law Department


JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, cum laude
BA, University of Rochester, summa cum laude



Ms. Salzman practiced law for more than 18 years before accepting a full-time teaching position at the University at Buffalo School of Management. Her law practice focused on corporate counseling, including contracts, acquisitions, reorganizations, transactional planning, partnership and limited liability company agreements, shareholder buy-sell agreements, Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act compliance, employment and consulting agreements, stock option plans and agreements and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements; and taxation, including federal income taxation of corporations and other entities, tax-exempt bond financing, New York State franchise and miscellaneous NYS business taxes, including sales and use tax.

Current Teaching


Selected Publications

"Chapter 13-Considerations for the Tax Adviser," The Tax Adviser (AICPA) forthcoming (co-authored with Arlene Hibschweiler).

"Timing Considerations of Discharging Taxes in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy," The Tax Adviser (AICPA) 2012 (co-authored wth Arlene Hibschweiler).

"False Tax Returns, Mail Fraud, and Money Laundering," The Tax Adviser (AICPA) (2011) (co-authored with Randall Andreozzi and Arlene Hibschweiler).

"Tread Carefully:  What CPAs should know about Tax Fraud," The Tax Adviser (AICPA) (2009) (co-authored with Arlene Hibschweiler).

Co-author of two chapters on Sales and Use Taxes for CCH's New York Tax Analysis.

Co-author "1992 Survey of New York Law - State Taxation," 44 Syracuse Law Review 499 (1993); "1993-94 Survey of New York Law - State Taxation," 45 Syracuse Law Review 629 (1994); "1994-95 Survey of New York Law - State Taxation," 46 Syracuse Law Review 841 (1995).

Admitted to Practice Law

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Contact Information

Martha L. Salzman
Clinical Assistant Professor
Accounting and Law
School of Management
University at Buffalo
364 Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4000

Tel: 716-645-7856