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Lauren Zebniak  Hannafin

Lauren Zebniak Hannafin J.D.
Director

In her role within MFA’s State & Local Tax Practice, Lauren provides sales/use tax consulting services to support the financial vitality of privately held and publicly traded companies across a wide range of industries. Her other specialties include state tax nexus reviews and compliance, taxability reviews, and payroll tax and unemployment consulting. Lauren earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Merrimack College and has a Juris Doctor from New England School of Law.

  • Fun-loving
  • Supportive
  • Football Fan

Notable Matters

C-corps we advise regarding complex tax planning & compliance, audit, valuation & transactions

Partnerships & pass-through entities we advocate for in their quest to achieve success

Franchise entities we support with audit, tax, business consulting & financial advisory solutions

MFA collaborates with customers operating in all 50 U.S. states

Areas of Focus

state & local tax sales & use tax economic nexus consulting state income tax nexus franchise tax planning payroll tax consulting & compliance mergers & acquisitions c-corps franchises private equity

We understand that there is no single path to wealth, and we take great care in delivering personalized, thoughtful financial strategies for our customers, each of whom is unique in experience and aspirations.

It’s important for us to look beyond the present. We’re often brought in to solve immediate problems, but more importantly, we work diligently to help our customers set themselves up for success that extends well beyond the here and now.

Our customers are doing things that are changing the future, and we are privileged to have been given permission to grow with them.

At the end of the day, it’s not just about filing tax returns, it’s about teammates. It’s not just about conducting audits, it’s about allies. Being a partner and not a vendor. This is the philosophy that guides how MFA works with each and every customer.

Our teams operate as extensions of our customers’ organizations — true collaborators — serving as ambassadors to their futures and linking our intellectual capital to their strategic priorities.

Engineering growth is in our Firm DNA.

What food could you eat every day?
Pasta
Favorite board game
Monopoly
Guilty Pleasure
Watching 'The Bachelor'
Which one day would you relive?
My wedding day

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