Alice Varisano

Alice H. Varisano, CPA


  • Jericho
  • (516) 336-2430
Alice H. Varisano is a Partner within the Tax Services Practice at Grassi. She has been practicing for more than twenty-five years and has extensive experience in domestic and international taxation, business/program analysis, budgeting, cost reduction/control, continuous process improvement and staff development. Her work extends across a variety of industries, including Construction, Architecture & Engineering, Manufacturing & Distribution, Healthcare, and Retail & Consumer Products.
Prior to joining Grassi, Alice spent eighteen years working in public accounting for Big 4 firms, followed by six years working as the CFO of a publicly traded international Manufacturing & Distribution company. This work provided her with the industry knowledge necessary to understand client financial issues on an experiential level and to offer effective and efficient tax solutions.
Alice approaches engagements with an emphasis on the relationship formed with a client. She works closely with her clients to best help them take advantage of tax opportunities, allowing them to focus on managing their businesses with the confidence and assurance that their taxes are in capable hands. In addition to her tax work, Alice is an accomplished presenter and author.

New Yorkers Receive Job Protection and Debt Assistance Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

This week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a three-way agreement with the Legislature on a bill protecting New Yorkers’ jobs and pay during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. He also announced that the state will temporarily halt the collection of certain medical and student debt owed to the State and referred to the Office of the Attorney General.

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EAlert: IRS Issues Workarounds for SALT Deduction

On December 22, 2017 President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 

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EAlert: NYS Enacts Tax Workarounds

On April 12th, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York State budget bill, that among other things, created an employer payroll tax and new charitable contribution funds to offset the impact of the $10,000 federal cap on state and local tax deductions under the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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To Repay or Not to Repay?

CARES Act Benefits Impacting Your PPP Decision

As you determine your need and eligibility for Paycheck Protection Loan (PPL) funds this week, make sure to consider the tax implications of your decision. Whether your business receives these tax-free loan funds or not, its tax situation will look very different this year.  Join our Grassi Tax advisors for a live webinar on May 13 as we discuss how the changes to taxable wage base, deductions, incentives and other tax factors will affect both PPL borrowers and non-borrowers.



    MS in Taxation, C.W. Post

    BS, St. John's University 


    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

    New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
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