Frank Agostino, Esq.


Frank Agostino is the founder and president of Agostino & Associates, P.C.  Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Agostino was an attorney with the Internal Revenue Service’s District Counsel in Springfield, Illinois and Newark, New Jersey. He also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, where he prosecuted primarily criminal tax cases. As an adjunct professor, Mr. Agostino taught tax controversy at Seton Hall University W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Rutgers School of Law. He also served as the co-director of the Rutgers Federal Tax Law Clinic.

Mr. Agostino is a frequent speaker and author on tax controversy and litigation matters. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. Mr. Agostino is actively involved with the American Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers’ Association.  Mr. Agostino is also the President of Taxpayers Assistance Corp., which provides tax and legal advice to low income taxpayers in the NY/NJ area.

Contact Information

Frank Agostino, Esq
14 Washington Place
Hackensack, NJ  07601
201-488-5400 x107
[email protected]

Practice Areas

  • Civil Tax
  • Criminal Tax
  • White Collar Defense


  • L.L.M. in Taxation, New York University School of Law
  • J.D., New York Law School
  • B.A., City College of New York

Awards and Recognition

  • Recipient, ABA’s 2012 Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award
  • Recipient, NJ State Bar Association’s 2015 Pro Bono Award

Bar Admittance

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States Tax Court
  • District of New Jersey
  • Southern District of New York
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Recent Publications

Balancing Taxation and Religious Freedom, Agostino & Associates Monthly Journal of Tax Controversy, February 2020.

Use of the Media in Tax Controversies, 161 Tax Notes 559 (Oct. 29, 2018)

Tax Practitioner’s Guide to Identity Theft, (CCH Inc., 2015), ISBN-978-0-8080-4315-7

Recent Developments in FATCA Compliance, 93 Taxes 51 (July 2015)

A 21st-Century Approach to Litigating Valuation Issues, 17 J. Tax Prac. & Proc. 47 (Apr.-May 2015)

Reviving Disallowed Charitable Conservation Easement Deductions, 146 Tax Notes 449 (Apr. 27, 2015)

Be Prepared: The IRS’s Duty to Foster Voluntary Compliance Through Code Secs. 6014(a) and 6020(a), 17 J. Tax Prac. & Proc. 5 (Feb.-Mar. 2014)

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