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As an attorney in Reinhart’s Tax Practice, Joseph Rekrut provides counsel to mid-sized businesses, public charities, family foundations and high-net-worth individuals on tax controversy, planning and litigation matters, collaborating with clients to develop tax-efficient strategies that fully align with their goals.

Joe understands that wading through the complexities of the tax code is not for everyone and works to streamline the process whenever possible. His ability to effectively communicate the intricacies of federal and state tax law in a concise manner enables clients to make informed decisions. He takes the time to listen to their vision and asks questions to provide the best possible guidance, always keeping their ultimate goals firmly in mind.

Joe’s natural ability to translate complex matters for a specific audience makes him an engaging speaker, and he regularly presents at conferences and large gatherings of industry experts.

Outside the office, he enjoys fishing, learning about watchmaking and traveling to concerts and sporting events.


  • J.D., University of Illinois College of Law
  • B.A., Gonzaga University

Bar Admissions

New York | Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court

Honors & Affiliations


  • J. Nelson Young Tax Award


  • New York State Bar Association (Tax Section)
  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • CMH Counseling, Board Member
  • Bar Association of Erie County

News & Insights


  • “Energy Credits and Incentives After the Inflation Reduction Act,” Wall Street Green Summit, March 2023 
  • “A Practical Introduction to Nontaxable Corporation Reorganizations,” ABA Tax Section Fall Meeting, October 2022
  • “Federal Tax and IRS Update,” NYSSCPA, Fall 2022 (Multiple locations)