James Biagi (jbiagi)

James Biagi

Teaching Associate Professor & Director of MS Accounting and Analytics

School of Business

Babbio Center 424
(201) 216-5385


  • JD (1990) State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law (Tax Law)
  • BBA (1986) Pace University (Accounting)


Scholarly activities are concentrated in issues related to federal tax practice and procedure, the Pathways Commission on Accounting Higher Education, professional ethics, legal issues related to cryptocurrency and charitable giving.

General Information

Attorney in the State of New York (1991) and admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court and Southern District of New York.

Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York since 1990.


Former law firm partner and practicing Tax Attorney

Former Trial Attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service

Former Auditor with EY

Institutional Service

  • Course Coordinator Member
  • Master of Science in Accouting and Analytics Chair
  • School of Business Faculty Ambassador Member
  • School of Business FEFA Area Academic Committee Member
  • School of Business Graduate Curriculum Committee Member
  • Alumni & Developmet Committee for the Board of Trustees Member
  • Univeristy's Benefits Committee Member
  • Admitted Student Day Faculty Participant Member
  • Director of the Financial Planning Program Chair
  • Accounting Faculty Search Committees for TT and Lecturer Member
  • Management Programs Advisory Committee Member
  • Men's Golf Team Faculty Advisor Member
  • Accounting Faculty Search Committees (3) Member
  • Co-Chair-Hiring Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • School of Business AA Program Organizer

Consulting Service

Sole Manager of 656-660 Lexington Avenue, LLC, once a real estate holding company that now operates as a family investment firm.

Expert witness in attorney malpractice litigation


Program Director: Master of Science in Accounting & Analytics

Professional Societies

  • AICPA – American Institute of Certified Public Accoutants Member

Selected Publications

Journal Article

    Magazine/Trade Publication

    1. Biagi, J. (2020). Article Series on tax issues related to COVID legislation. Inc Magazine (pp. 10). New York, NY.

    Newspaper Article

    1. Biagi, J. (2020). Using Retirement Funds to Cover Covid Financial Losses. NY, NY: Inc Magazine.
    2. Biagi, J. (2020). Be Careful with CARES Act Taxes. NY, NY: Inc Magazine.


    ACC-351: Federal Taxation of Individuals
    ACC-352: Federal Taxation of Business Entities
    ACC-431: Advanced Accounting
    ACC-552: Tax Compliance and Planning for Business Entities
    ACC-585: Fraud Examination and Forensic Investigation
    FIN-500: Financial & Managerial Accounting