Robert G. Nath
Over 30 Years'
IRS and State Tax
Robert G. Nath, PLLC
1775 Wiehle Avenue
Reston, VA 20190
Robert G. Nath is nationally recognized as an authority on tax matters.
He holds degrees from Yale, the University of Pennsylvania,
and Georgetown University. After clerking for a federal judge, Mr. Nath
litigated tax cases for 8 years with the Tax Division, U.S. Department
of Justice. Since 1984, he has been in private practice advising taxpayers,
accountants, and attorneys on tax procedure and controversy matters, as well
as representing them before the IRS and in court in tax collection, audit
and tax litigation matters.
Mr. Nath is the author of numerous publications, including:
"The Unofficial Guide to Dealing with the IRS"
(Macmillan, 1997, 1999, 472 pp.),
"Personal & Business Tax Traps Guide,"
"Getting Information from the IRS Guide,"
"How the IRS Operates Guide,"
"IRS Collection Weapons Guide,"
"Surviving an IRS Audit Guide,"
"Make a Deal with the IRS Guide,"
"Taking the IRS to Court Guide."
Mr. Nath's views have been noted in the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times,
and other national business periodicals on tax procedure topics, appeared
on radio and television programs, edited professional journals and his articles have
appeared in law reviews and other legal periodicals.
Mr. Nath is a former Green Beret
(Major) in the United States Army Reserve.
Tax Controversy, Practice, Procedure and Tax
Bankruptcy Tax Issues
Negotiations with Federal, State taxing agencies
State and federal tax audits and appeals
Education & Background
B.A., cum laude, with Departmental Honors,
Yale College, 1970
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1974
Master of Laws in Taxation, Georgetown University,
The Unofficial Guide to Dealing with the IRS,
(Macmillan, 1997, 1999, 472pp.)
Former Editor-in-Chief, Vol. 10 (Procedure and
(32 Chapters), CCH Federal Tax Service
Author, CCH Tax Practice Guides, a series of
monographs on tax procedure topics:
Offers in Compromise
Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Cases
Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy
Independent Contractor/Employee Investigations
How the Problem Resolution Office Can Help You
Net Worth Method
Refinancings and Workouts to Pay Federal Tax Debts
IRS Seizures and Sales
The IRS Criminal Investigation Division
Tax Considerations in Divorce and Separation
Contributor and Legal Editor, "Tax Practice and
Controversies" (pub. Tax Analysts; 1994-1995),
a weekly newsletter on tax procedure and tax
Author and Editor-in-Chief, "The IRS Tax Practice
Insider," pub. Matthew Bender & Company, Inc.,
a monthly eight-page tax procedure newsletter,
June 1991-December, 1993.
Law Review Articles
Upjohn: A New Prescription for the Attorney-Client
Privilege and Work Product Defenses in Administrative
Investigations," 30 Buff. L. Rev. 11-94 (1981).
Internal Revenue Service Summonses for 'Sensitive'
Accountants' Papers," 34:6 Vand. L. Rev. 1561 (1981),
reprinted in 1983 Corporate Counsel's Annual.
"Nonfiling of Federal Income Tax Returns," October,
1991, Journal of Accountancy
"A Day in Tax Court," New Accountant, Oct. 1990.
"Avoiding Return Preparation Penalties: A Four-Step
Approach," September, 1987, The Practical Accountant
Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme Court
Virginia State Courts
Maryland State Courts
District of Columbia Courts
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
U.S. District Court, District of North Carolina