Steven Danowitz


Contact Information

Phone: 805-756-1751
Office Location: 116-205
Office Hours: By Appointment

Steve Danowitz is a lecturer in Accounting and Tax in the Orfalea College of Business. He grew up in Southern California and graduated from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in 1978. Steve spent most his career at Ernst & Young in the Los Angeles area as a tax partner. He retired in 2017 but continues to consult with the firm and its clients.

During his career, Steve’s main areas of focus have been on tax planning and dispute resolution. Steve’s practice encompasses a broad range of issues including but not limited to: residency, business/nonbusiness determinations, the make-up of unitary groups/separate trades or businesses, application of general apportionment provisions, alternative apportionment provisions, treatment of intercompany items, and California’s treatment of federal income tax issues.