Focus on what counts

Paula Vuksic, CPA, MST

Partner

pvuksic@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, magna cum laude, Fairleigh Dickenson University

Master of Science in Taxation, Seton Hall University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York and New Jersey

Industries

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal – it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston S. Churchill

Paula Vuksic is a tax partner in Citrin Cooperman’s New Jersey office with more than 25 years of experience in the areas of tax research, compliance, and reporting.  

Experience

Paula’s tax practice consists of high net worth individuals, closely held businesses across a range of industries, and estates and trusts. She also regularly collaborates with numerous other firm’s practices to provide support on various tax matters.

As a tax specialist, Paula is highly involved in preparing and reviewing corporate and partnership returns and tax documents for her business clients. She has deep expertise in international tax and expatriate matters, helping clients navigate various tax issues associated with living and working abroad or temporarily working in the U.S. She is also highly knowledgeable in preparing complex returns for delinquent and Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (OVDI) cases.

Paula is the tax leader for the firm’s Not-for-Profit Services Practice, and as such, she helps clients ensure that they maintain the correct governance and procedures, and tax compliance. Additionally, she helps tax-exempt organizations understand and comply with issues related to the unrelated business income tax.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, magna cum laude, Fairleigh Dickenson University

Master of Science in Taxation, Seton Hall University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the States of New York and New Jersey

Honors & Awards

2014 “Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals in New Jersey,” National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals

Presentations & Publications

As a media resource, Paula has been quoted as an expert in the Star Ledger. She has also written various articles on tax-related topics, which have appeared in NY Metro Parents and New Jersey Business, among other publications.

Recent Publications:

Save or Shred? Retention guidelines help determine whether to keep or destroy tax records(May 2017)

Saving your bacon - Guidance on records retention  (March 2017)

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Fellow Member, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)

Member, St. Catherine Academy Finance Committee

Treasurer, Wyckoff Girl Scouts, Service Unit

Community Involvement

Paula volunteers her time mentoring students who are interested in accounting as a profession and as a Girl Scout leader.

Outside The Office

In her spare time, Paula enjoys the outdoors, traveling, cooking, and reading.

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal – it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston S. Churchill