Tax Controversy


Tax Controversy

The U.S. Supreme Court recognized as early as 1819 that “[t]he power to tax involves the power to destroy.” More than a century later, Albert Einstein proclaimed: “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.”

It’s a scary combination—“the hardest thing in the world to understand” has “the power to destroy”—but we’re here to help.

Two Former Federal Tax Prosecutors in Your Corner

Justin was a faculty member at the Justice Department’s acclaimed legal academy in South Carolina, where he taught hundreds of federal prosecutors the ins and outs of criminal tax cases.  Justin also trained more than 1,000 IRS and Treasury agents in 15 states on investigative techniques unique to tax cases.  Since leaving the Government, Justin routinely presents continuing education to attorneys and accountants throughout the country on cutting edge civil and criminal tax issues.

We Represent People and Businesses

Whether working with individuals or businesses, we do everything we can to reach out-of-court resolutions when our clients want that—but we also have experience in all relevant forums including the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts, the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission, United States Courts of Appeal, and before the IRS and Missouri Department of Revenue.