James Biagi

School: School of Business
Building: Babbio Center 424
Room: 424
Phone: 201-216-5035
Email: jbiagi@stevens.edu

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, NY, J.D., 1990

Pace University, Pleasantville, NY, B.B.A in Accounting Information Systems, 1986


Article in Inc. Magazine on July 31, 2020 entitled: How Remote Work Changes You State Income Taxes. Article can be found at:https://www.inc.com/james-biagi/how-remote-work-changes-your-state-income-tax.html?cid=search

Article in Inc. Magazine on July 15, 2020 entitled: How to Get an IRS Payment Plan. Article can be found at: https://www.inc.com/james-biagi/how-to-get-an-irs-payment-plan.html?cid=search

Article in Inc. Magazine on July 8, 2020 entitled: PPP Forgiveness: What you need to know. Article can be found at:https://www.inc.com/james-biagi/ppp-loan-forgiveness-what-you-need-to-know.html?cid=search

Article in Inc. Magazine on July 6, 2020 entitled: How the Cares Act Changes Charitable Contribution Rules. Article can be found at: https://www.inc.com/james-biagi/cares-act-changes-charitable-contribution-rules.html?cid=search

Article in Inc. Magazine on June 18, 2020 entitled: Using Retirement Funds to Cover COVID Financial Losses. Article can be found at: https://www.inc.com/james-biagi/using-retirement-funds-to-cover-covid-financial-losses.html?cid=search

Article in Inc. Magazine on June 3, 2020 entitled: Be Careful with Cares Act Taxes. Article can be found at: https://www.inc.com/be-careful-with-cares-act-taxes.html.

Accounting Today, April 6, 2018 issue, "Thinking about becoming an accounting professor?"

Journal of Accountancy CPA Insider Newsletter, August 2017 issue, "Don’t let these myths stand between you and a teaching job"

Biagi, James B. (2016). "Bulk asset purchase transactions involving New York sales tax vendors:  Be careful there and everywhere". Journal of Accounting and Taxation, Vol 8(6), pp. 66-69.

Biagi, James B. (2015). "Considerations in Addressing an Internal Revenue Service Audit for an Individual Taxpayer in the United States". Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution, Vol 7(1), pp. 1-8.

Biagi, J. B. (2014). "Effect of Signature Card on Disposition of Joint Bank Account upon Death of Co-Owner under New York Banking Law". Beijing Law Review, 5, 260-263.

Conference proceeding for the Society of Business Research International conference held in March 2015 entitled: "New York State Sales and Use Tax: A Discussion of Jurisdictional and Reporting Issues Related to Business Taxpayers".

Summers v. Commissioner, 71 T.C.M. 1753 (1996)

Beckwith v. Commissioner, 69 T.C.M. 1678 (1995)

Estate of Fox v. Commissioner, 69 T.C.M. 1719 (1995)

Kelley v. Commissioner, 66 T.C.M. 1132 (1993)


General Information

Attorney in the State of New York (1991) and admitted to practtice before the United States Tax Court and Southern District of New York.

Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York since 1990.


Former law firm partner and practicing Tax Attorney

Former Trial Attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service

Former Auditor with EY

Institutional Service

Director, Certified Financial Planning Program

Professional Service

Participated in a podcast produced by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants entitled From CPA to the classroom: Going from practitioner to professor issued by the Journal of Accountancy


Consulting Service

Manager, 656-660 Lexington Avenue, LLC (a real estate investment firm)

Expert witness in attorney malpractice litigation

Professional Societies

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Accounting Association

  • BT 215 Managerial Accounting
  • BT 200 Financial Accounting
  • FIN 600 Financial/Managerial Accounting
  • FIN 615 Financial Decision Making