Mark J. DeFrancisco


Chief Counsel, Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board

B.A., College of the Holy Cross
J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University Law School
LL.M. in Taxation, Boston University School of Law

Areas of Interest
Tax Law

Mark DeFrancisco is Chief Counsel to the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board where he advises the Board on legal, procedural, evidentiary and related issues, and reviews and approves the Board’s written opinions. Mark has specialized in the area of tax for over 30 years, in both the public sector as Counsel to the Board and in private practice as a tax litigator. He speaks frequently on matters relating to taxation, including numerous conferences sponsored by MCLE, the Massachusetts Society of CPAs, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers, and the tax committees of the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations.

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