Directors of Tax Services
Michael J. Steinberg JD, CPA
Michael J. Steinberg is the Director of Tax Services at Hemenway & Barnes.

Michael J. Steinberg is the Director of Tax Services at Hemenway & Barnes. He brings a depth of expertise in income taxation, fiduciary tax, and tax planning. Previously, Michael was a tax professional at a mid-sized investment management firm, a big four and two regional public accounting firms, and an estate planning law firm.

Michael advises high net worth clients on all aspects of their tax and financial planning needs. He specializes in personal income tax, trust and estate income taxes, gift taxes, and private foundation taxation.

In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the firm’s tax department, Michael provides guidance to the firm’s attorneys, trustees, staff, and clients on development in the tax laws.

Representative Experience

  • Michael oversees the preparation of clients’ tax returns, estimates and planning on personal income taxes, trusts and estates, gifts, partnerships, and private foundations.
  • He advises Trustees on estate and trust administration issues when trusts are implemented, dissolved or when a beneficiary passes away.
  • Michael represents clients on Internal Revenue Service and state audit matters through written correspondence and personal meetings.
"The laws of taxation are complex and ever-changing – and also critically important. At Hemenway & Barnes, clients can rely on our tax expertise, the quality of our work and our attention to details. We are committed to helping our clients understand their filing issues, and tracking their estimates and returns to make sure they are filed accurately and on time. We also provide tax sensitive planning, to help set the course for the future. Our job is not finished until we have accounted for all aspects of the tax compliance and planning needs of our clients."
— Michael Steinberg’s Comments on Tax Issues