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Robert G. Nath
Tax Attorney

Over 30 Years'
Concentrating in
IRS and State Tax
Controversy Matters!

Tel: 703-356-5016
Fax: 703-356-5019

Robert G. Nath, PLLC
1775 Wiehle Avenue
Suite 400
Reston, VA 20190


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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.

Practice Areas

  Tax Controversy, Practice, Procedure and Tax
    Litigation Consultation
  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
  Installment Agreements
  Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Cases
  IRS Levies
  The Nonfiler
  Preparer Penalties
  Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy
  Independent Contractor/Employee Investigations
  How the Problem Resolution Office Can Help You
  Net Worth Method
  Audit Reconsideration
  Refinancings and Workouts to Pay Federal Tax Debts
  IRS Seizures and Sales
  The IRS Criminal Investigation Division
  Tax Considerations in Divorce and Separation

Professional Periodicals

  Contributor and Legal Editor, "Tax Practice and
    Controversies" (pub. Tax Analysts; 1994-1995),
    a weekly newsletter on tax procedure and tax
    controversy issues.
  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.

Professional Articles

  "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

Robert G. Nath, Tax Attorney      Concentrating in IRS and State Tax Controversy Matters     Copyright 2016    All Rights Reserved.