Raymond C. Vogliano

Member
Chair, Tax and Estates & Trusts

Overview

Ray Vogliano has extensive tax and estates experience. His estate and trust practice includes sophisticated planning, administration, and family business counseling on tax minimization strategies and wealth succession issues. His tax experience includes structuring and planning with partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations.

Representative Matters

  • Represents clients on a wide variety of tax, business, and trust and estate matters.
  • Represents individual and business clients in tax controversies before federal, state, and local taxing authorities and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Fellow and Probate
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Trust Section, Council Member and Treasurer
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Headquarters Committee, Past Treasurer and Chair
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Taxation Section, Council Member and Past President
  • Pittsburgh Tax Club, Past President
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Attorney-Advisor to the Low Income Tax Clinic
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Probate & Trust Section
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • American Bar Association, Probate & Trust Section
  • Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Pittsburgh Five Star Wealth Managers

Community Involvement

  • St. Thomas More Society, Past President
  • Chartiers Country Club, President and Board Member
  • Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, Annual Bishop’s Dinner Host Committee

Awards and Recognition:

  • Selected for inclusion as The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Litigation and Controversy – Tax “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh
  • Selected for inclusion as The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Litigation and Controversy – Tax “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh
  • Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Selected for inclusion as The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh
  • Selected for inclusion as The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Litigation and Controversy – Tax “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh
  • Selected for inclusion among Madison’s Who’s Who of Professionals
  • Selected for inclusion among Montclair’s Who’s Who Among Law Professionals
  • Attained an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell

News and Insights

Media Coverage

  • “Newsmaker: Raymond C. Vogliano,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 19, 2015.

Speaking Engagements

  • “Preparing the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return,” course planner and presenter for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar, August 2019. 
  • “How to Prepare the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return,”course planner and presenter for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar, December 2017.
  • “How to Prepare the Fiduciary Income and Decedent’s Final Lifetime Income Tax Return,” panel presentation for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar, August 2017.
  • “Estate Planning and What You and Your Clients Need to Know,” presented for The Comprehensive Financial Group Regional Meeting, April 2017.
  • “Buying and Selling a Business – Tax Aspects”, co-presenter, Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Legal Education seminar, February 2017.
  • “Business planning, taxes and estate planning for graduating medical students,” University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, April 28-30, 2015.
  • “How to Prepare the Fiduciary Income and Decedent’s Final Lifetime Income Tax Returns,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE), September 2014.
  • “The 2010 Estate Tax Act,” Allegheny County Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section, April 2011.
  • “Penalty for Failure to Include Reportable Transaction Information with Return; and Relief from Joint and Several Liability on Joint Returns,” Pittsburgh Tax Club, November 2010.
  • “How to Prepare the Fiduciary and Decedent’s Final Lifetime Income Tax Returns,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, September 2010.
  • “Taxing Times,” Eckert Seamans’ CLE, August 2009.
  • “The Truth About Probate & Living Trusts in Pennsylvania Clinic,” Allegheny County Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section, June 2009.
  • “Washington Tax Update,” Association of Fundraising Professionals/Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council 2009 Philanthropy Conference, April 2009.
  • “Advanced Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships in Pennsylvania,” Lorman Educational Services, 2005.
  • Frequent speaker on tax and estate planning topics before professional, civic, and charitable organizations.