Firm Profile

Gil & Schonig CPAs, LLP is an accounting firm located on Long Island in Port Washington, New York, providing traditional accounting and tax services as well as other services which are not traditional for the local firm.  Historically, our professionals have been with international and national accounting firms. Therefore, there is a sense of and experience with a variety of issues that run the gamut from publicly held companies to smaller private concerns.  This molds the way for us to approach each client engagement as a trusted advisor.

Partner Profiles

Joseph L. Gil, CPA – Managing Partner:

Joseph Gil is has been practicing since 1981. His experience ranges from tax preparation and planning, assurance services (audits, reviews, and compilations), as well as advising clients on mergers, acquisitions, business planning, valuations, and operational management issues. He received his Master’s of Science Degree in Taxation from Long Island University after receiving his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting from the New York Institute of Technology. After working at Price Waterhouse and Grant Thornton, Joseph decided it was time to establish his own firm, which now bears the name Gil & Schonig, LLP. Joseph is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York, State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael W. Schonig, CPA – Partner:

Michael Schonig has spent his career at national accounting firms advising high net worth individuals and closely-held businesses on tax planning and compliance matters before forming Gil & Schonig CPAs, LLP with Joseph Gil. Michael approaches each client as a trusted advisor, seeking to guide clients by taking into account their current needs and long-term goals. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a Master’s of Science in Taxation from Baruch College. As an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York Society of Certified Public Accountants, Michael has published tax articles in “The Tax Advisor” and “The Tax Stringer”.