Brian J. “BJ” Hoffman and Michael J. Kline, formerly shareholders with Shechtman Marks Devor PC, have joined Citrin Cooperman as partners in the firm’s Philadelphia accounting, tax and business consulting practice.

Citrin Cooperman has increased almost 50 percent in the Philadelphia market in three years. Hoffman concentrates in the areas of litigation support, tax planning and attestation services. His tax and audit practice includes real estate ventures, investment companies, healthcare facilities, professional service providers, high net-worth individuals and not-for-profit organizations. In addition, he is skilled in working with start-up, entrepreneurial enterprises and closely held businesses. Hoffman also provides litigation support and expert testimony to attorneys in legal matters.

Hoffman was nominated for the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs’ Distinguished Service Award. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Hoffman is past president of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania Board of Directors and has served on the board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Young Leadership Council and JEVS Human Services for which he currently serves as treasurer of the board.  

Kline’s responsibilities include tax consulting, review, compliance and planning. He serves corporations, limited liability companies and high net-worth individuals. His client base consists of entrepreneurial, privately owned companies covering such diverse industries as technology, wholesale, manufacturing and professional services. Kline also provides business advisory services regarding the establishment of client banking relationships and employee benefits planning, to name a few.

Kline is an active member of the American Institute of CPAs Tax Division and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs. He also served as the treasurer for Point Breeze Performing Arts Center. He will be teaching an income tax class at his alma mater, Drexel University, in the spring of 2011.

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