About Eric Green
Eric is a managing partner in Green & Sklarz LLC, a boutique tax firm with offices in Connecticut and New York. The focus of Attorney Green’s practice is civil and criminal taxpayer representation before the Department of Justice Tax Division, Internal Revenue Service and state Departments of Revenue Services. Eric is a nationally renowned tax expert and author/commentator of IRS civil and criminal tax matters. Having lectured to more than 70,000 practitioners on civil and criminal tax topics, he is one of the nation’s best known lecturers in continuing professional tax education. Eric has been recognized by Connecticut Super Lawyers in the field of Tax. Attorney Green is a past Chair of the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Tax Section and is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel (“ACTC”).
Eric is a contributing columnist for Bloomberg Tax and is the author of the 6 volume set of the Insider’s Guides to IRS Representation. He is the founder of Tax Rep LLC which coaches accountants and attorneys on building their own IRS Representation practices, and is the host of the weekly Tax Rep Network Podcast.
Illustrative Cases Include:
~ Convinced IRS Appeals to reduce nearly $700,000 of tax penalties for delinquent international tax forms to zero
~ Successfully negotiated a Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Exam Assessment of $2 million for $25,000
~ Successfully represented taxpayers under criminal investigation, convincing IRS criminal Investigations to drop the case against the target taxpayers;
~ Successfully represented a very large closely held business owner, ultimately working out a resolution with the IRS and New York State and having the IRS and New York state abate nearly $15 million in tax penalties
~ Compromising a $1.1 million tax debt owed to the State of Connecticut for $50,000
~ Compromising numerous federal tax debts with the IRS to allow taxpayers a fresh-start from their previous tax nightmare
~ Successfully resolving an outstanding federal tax debt of over $500,000 through an effective tax administration offer that allowed the taxpayer to keep much of his inheritance
~ Obtaining innocent spouse treatment for the wife of a business owner, avoiding $400,000 in taxes owed by the husband’s business