Focus on what counts
Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, State University of New York at Buffalo

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

"I derive great satisfaction out of working side by side with my clients to resolve tax problems and help prevent them with proper advice and planning."

Ron Hegt is a tax partner with over 40 years of experience in accounting and taxation. He has managed corporate, partnership, and entrepreneurial high net worth individual engagements in both the tax planning and tax compliance arenas.

Experience

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Ron served as a tax partner at Janover LLC and a Top 10 national CPA firm. He currently serves as a member of the firm’s Federal Tax Policy Group and Quality Control Group in the trusts and estates area.  Ron also chairs the firm's Individual Tax Subject Matter Expert Group.

Ron’s area of expertise is in serving as the entrepreneur tax and business adviser to middle market entrepreneurs, their businesses, and their families. He works extensively with partnerships, S corporations, estates, trusts, and ultra-high net worth individuals in tax compliance, as well as advises on business acquisitions, dispositions, and inter-generational transfers.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, State University of New York at Buffalo

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

Honors & Awards

NYSSCPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award 1996-97

Presentations & Publications

Ron has had various media appearances, including magazines, newspapers, radio and television appearances, interviews and call-in programs. His most recent include annual year-end and April 15 appearances on Fox News Channel. A few of his prior articles include Money Magazine, The Tax Advisor, Forbes, USA Today, NY Daily News, and BusinessWeek TV.  

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Member of the Tax Division Executive Committee, Tax Accounting Committee, Domestic Relations Task Force, National Financial Literacy Commission, and Chair of the Individual Taxation Committee, among other roles

Member, New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)

  • Member of the Partnership Taxation Committee, among other roles

Trustee, Foundation for Accounting Education Inc.

Outside The Office

Ron lives in New Rochelle, New York with his wife Christine, where he enjoys golfing and has previously served as the Treasurer of Youth Baseball of New Rochelle.

"I derive great satisfaction out of working side by side with my clients to resolve tax problems and help prevent them with proper advice and planning."