Robert Kautz, Of Counsel at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A., concentrates his practice in all phases of Federal and State tax planning for corporations, partnerships and individuals.  His practice includes all aspects of trust and estate planning, as well as business succession planning for closely held businesses.  Mr. Kautz represents both domestic and international clients in a wide variety of financial transactions, including private and public offerings of debt and equity, corporate acquisitions and divestitures, real estate acquisitions and financings, and the formation of charitable and other tax-exempt organizations.  He counsels clients on the benefits of choosing various business structures, including family limited partnerships and family limited liability companies, in order to minimize tax exposure and maximize control.  He also serves as the principal tax advisor to the firm’s public finance department. 

Mr. Kautz is a frequent lecturer to accountants, bankers, business owners and insurance professionals on tax strategies, estate and business succession planning, as well as choices of business entities.  He is also actively involved in numerous pro bono matters and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence.