Ellen O. Bonito
Ellen Bonito has been practicing in the accounting industry since the mid-1990’s. Ellen specializes in sophisticated income and estate tax planning for high net worth individuals and families, including income tax planning and compliance, succession and estate tax planning, carried-interest planning, and charitable gifting. Ellen has extensive experience with partnership, gift, estate, trust, foundation and individual taxation. She collaborates closely with her clients, attorneys and investment advisers to develop, implement and maintain personal tax planning strategies that address their evolving needs and objectives, from both a tax-efficiency and a wealth-transfer perspective.
Ellen’s clients include owner/operators of businesses, entrepreneurs, high-level executives of public companies as well as founders and managers of private equity, hedge and venture capital funds. Ellen also serves high-profile entertainers, artists and musicians by providing cash flow planning as well as understanding their particular tax considerations given the unique nature of their fine craft.
Before joining Andersen Tax, Ellen worked in the tax practice of Arthur Andersen in San Francisco, and the assurance practice of PwC in Boston. Ellen is a founding member of Andersen Tax.
While in graduate school, Ellen was the recipient of the “Academic Excellence Award,” an honor bestowed upon the valedictorian of the Masters in Accountancy program at University of Notre Dame.
Ellen is a contributor to the treatise Tax Economics of Charitable Giving. She has also been published in the periodical Taxation of Exempts.