Steven Zelin CPA
555 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2203, New York, NY 10018 Phone: 646-678-4496 Fax: 917-595-1548 Email:


Steven began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, focusing on external auditing, and eventually working as an internal auditor in the investment banking industry. He then founded this firm, Steven Zelin CPA LLC in 2008.

Steven Zelin CPA is the founder of Steven Zelin CPA LLC. Born and raised in New York City, Steven (aka The Singing CPA) has been a licensed CPA for over fifteen years. He has an MBA in Finance and Marketing and a B.S. in Accountancy. Steven has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at Long Island University. Steven conducts many seminars each year on The Business of Being an Artist, and Tax Tips for Small Businesses. He is active on the Not-for-Profit and Taxation of Individuals committees of the New York State Society of CPAs, and is the chair of the CPA Career Committee.

At Steven Zelin CPA LLC we specialize in nonprofit work; we provide general business services to artists and creatives. Each year we prepare hundreds of tax returns for both individuals and businesses and provide audit and consulting services to many nonprofit organizations and small businesses. Our specialty is in working closely with our clients to truly understand the nature of their businesses and organizations and helping to customize a tax plan based on their needs. Our expert bookkeeping team is well staffed, well trained and growing rapidly.

For more information on how we can help you or your firm with your tax or accounting needs, call us at 1-877 DEAR IRS or email us at Our team is standing by to help you with any of your individual and business income tax needs. In addition, in 2010, Steven Zelin became a registered representative with H.D. Vest, an investment services firm, with the ability to advise clients on their overall investment and retirement planning needs.

Steven Zelin, CPA offers consulting services on a variety of tax and general accounting topics; we assist our clients in negotiating with the IRS, NY State, the NYC Sales Tax Departments and other government agencies.

Steven Zelin, CPA has been recognized for leadership and expertise by many organizations, including the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Financial Executives International and Delta Mu Delta.


Marjy Johnsen CPA, a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a BS in Accountancy, Marjy holds the position of Tax Manager. As the newest addition to the Firm Marjy is dedicated to quality service and serving our clients. She is a Quickbooks ProAdvisor and an expert in tax and bookkeeping.

Gary Schwartz, a graduate of Boston University School of Business and a post graduate of Long Island University has recently joined the firm. He is an Enrolled Agent, specializing in creating tax strategies for complex situations. As a former IRS agent he provides expertise in all areas of government taxation, including IRS, New York State and New York City. When it comes to reviewing tax returns been with the firm for nearly 6 years.

Armen Qosaj, a graduate of Baruch College – Zicklin School of Business in 2013, Armen holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. He has been with the firm for 4 years. Armen works at a senior accountant level and is involved in bookkeeping, tax preparation and auditing work. Armin also handles the firm’s onsite IT, technical and networking needs. Armen is currently a CPA candidate.

Valbardh Syla a graduate of Brooklyn College with a double major: in accounting, and in business management and finance. Val is involved in tax return preparation for individuals and businesses. Val is currently working toward his CPA license.

Nimra Ata a graduate of LaGuardia Community College with an AS in Business Administration. Nirma serves as an Administrative Assistant for the firm. Nimra assists with invoicing, internal bookkeeping, client service and other miscellaneous administrative office functions. Nimra is on track to graduate from Queens college with a BS in accounting in 2016.