The focus of Felicia’s practice is state tax practice, including personal and corporate income taxes and withholding, sales and use taxes and excise taxes. Ms. Hoeniger’s experience includes preliminary tax planning, audit defense, and post-audit administrative and judicial appeals. She also counsels clients on state tax credits and the Freedom of Information Act as it relates to state treatment of confidential tax return information.
Prior to joining Green & Sklarz, she was a counsel at Robinson & Cole where she represented individual and corporate clients in tax planning, state audit defense and before the Tax Session of the Connecticut Superior Court. Prior to that, she spent 13 years at the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services, most recently as the Director of the Legal Division. In those positions, she advised the Department and taxpayers on Connecticut tax matters and administrative law, prepared legislative positions and drafted regulations and departmental rulings, and supervised the Department’s litigation of tax appeals brought by taxpayers in Connecticut courts.
Ms. Hoeniger is a sought after speaker, and has addressed numerous state and local tax groups, such as the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, the New York State Society of CPAs, Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the Connecticut Society of CPAs and the Northeastern State Tax Officials Association. She has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal on domicile issues and has published several articles on state income tax issues.
Ms. Hoeniger is admitted to practice law in Connecticut and New York. She is a member of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association and of the Tax Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, and was Chair of the Corporation Business Tax Subcommittee of the Connecticut Bar Association, and was a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Multistate Taxation.