Agostino & Associates

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“An IRS audit is an official investigation that may be the first step leading to a criminal conviction for tax violations. United States v. Peters, 153 F.3d 445, 447 (7th Cir. 1998). The audit places a taxpayer on notice that the government is looking into the accuracy and propriety of his or her tax returns.”

– United States v. Yip, 9th Cir. 2010

Agostino & Associates has represented taxpayers in connection with federal, state, and local civil and criminal tax controversies for over 25 years.

Agostino & Associates represents taxpayers in civil litigation against the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. The firm has been recognized by Chambers & Partners USA, the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the New York County Lawyer’s Association. Our attorneys appear regularly before the United States Tax Court.


Agostino Journal

Other Publications

Agostino & Associates

Monthly Journal of Tax Controversy

September 2023 Agostino Journal

Best Practices for Contesting IRS Form Payee States and Third-Party Information Reports
by Frank Agostino, Esq. and Yiwei Chen

Exhibit A- Sample Letter to Issuer Requesting CORRECTED Form
Exhibit B- Sample Letter To The IRS Reposting an Incorrect Payee Statement
Exhibit C- Sample Disclosure Statement
Exhibit D- Sample Response to IRS Notices

Written Examination Information
2023 Tax Controversy Seminar Series
2023 Practice Exam
Joining the Google Group

Interpreting and Responding to IRS Notices, and How to Use the IRS Online Services 22

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May 2023 Agostino Journal

The Taxation of Performing Artists, Showbiz, and the Entertainment Industry
by Frank Agostino, Esq., Young H. Kim. Esq., and
Byung Hyuk (Billy) Min, Esq.

Challenging Form K-1, Steps to Take When Inconsistencies Arise
by Frank Agostino, Esq., Matthew Rego, Esq., and Giorgi Tsitsuashvili, LLM

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April 2023 Agostino Journal

FAQ’s Re: Ukrainian Refugees
by Frank Agostino, Esq., Vakhtang Lobzhanidze, LL.M., and Giorgi Tsitsuashvili, LL.M.

The Taxation of Non-resident and Resident Aliens by Frank Agostino, Esq., and Matthew Rego, Esq.

Best Practices for Challenging IRS Forms Required
Under IRC Section 6722
by Frank Agostino, Esq., Vakhtang Lobzhanidze, LL.M., and Giorgi Tsitsuashvili, LL.M.

Tax Compliance for Recent Immigrants

Substantiating Deductions Seminar at BCC

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