Joseph Calamia II, CPA


Joseph Calamia

phone(631) 491-1500 x 14

Joseph Calamia II is a Partner with Sales Tax Defense LLC. The firm specializes in sales, use, and transaction taxes. Joseph is a Certified Public Accountant and has over 12 years of experience in multiple areas of tax representation.

Areas of Practice

  • Multi-state sales and use tax consulting
  • Sales and use tax audit defense
  • Sales and use tax refunds and recovery
  • Sales tax planning and research
  • Due diligence reviews
  • Payment plans
  • Voluntary disclosure agreements
  • Nexus studies
  • Offers-in-compromise
  • Bulk sale filings
  • Representation before government revenue agencies and auditors
  • Representing clients at Bureau of Conciliation and Mediation Services hearings

Professional Affiliations

  • Long Island Elite (LIE) and Long Island Elite 2018 Gala Committee, Member (Website)

Public Speaking

  • NYSSCPA Westchester Chapter
  • Long Island Tax Practitioners Symposium, Technology Forum


  • National Conference of CPA Practitioners, Vol. 6 Issue 5

“What to do When You Owe the Tax Department Money”

  • National Conference of CPA Practitioners, Vol. 6 Issue 6

 “The Fast and Ever Changing World of Sales and Use Taxes”


  • Master’s degree in Taxation, State University of New York Collage at Old Westbury
  • Bachelor of Science Cum Laude in Accounting
    • Briarcliffe College, 2007
    • Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business

Interesting Facts About Joseph

Joseph is an avid sports enthusiast (Giants, Mets, Rangers, Knicks). He has earned a Master’s Degree in Taxation from SUNY Old Westbury in 2017.