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Welcome to Maniscalco & Picone, CPAs, P.C.

Our firm is dedicated to individual attention.

Located in Staten Island, New York, our firm serves clients throughout the United States. 

Our practice is principally composed of privately held businesses, individuals and trusts. Peter offers tax & financial planning*.

Special attention is placed on our client’s financial needs. Our staff communicates with our client base at appropriate times, to insure compliance issues are met in a timely manner. Meetings are held to discuss and implement procedures for our clients to address their goals.

We encourage you to explore this site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email Peter at peter@mpcpafirm.com or call us at (718) 668-2901.

*Peter A. Maniscalco offers these services through his affiliation with H.D. Vest Investment ServiceSM and H.D. Vest Advisory ServicesSM

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