Practice Areas

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Compliance, Risk, and Due Diligence

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Wholesale
  • Franchising
  • Employee Stock Option Plans

Howard Tatz
CPA, PArtner-in-Charge of Manufacturing, Wholesale, Distribution, and Franchising

175 Broadhollow Road, Suite 250, Melville, NY 11747
Tel: 516-228-9000 Ext. 3204     Email: htatz@rem-co.com

Howard joined REM in 1983 and was named partner in 1997. He specializes in large, privately-held companies in the food distribution, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and service industries. Howard also has extensive experience in franchising and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). For over 30 years, Howard has advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and succession planning.

Howard began his career working for an accounting firm serving New York City’s garment center, then moved on to working with clients in the transportation industry. He is also a frequent lecturer and contributor to articles on topics such as current accounting and audit principles and trends within the distribution, wholesale, and franchise industries. Howard is a member of REM's Executive Committee.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Licensed to practice in New York State and New Jersey

Publications and Presentations

  • “The Real Cost of Franchising Your Business” – quoted, AllBusiness.com, July 28, 2011
  • So You Want to Franchise - quoted, Entrepreneur Press, 2008


  • SUNY Binghamton - Bachelor of Science in Accounting