Highly Skilled Boston Tax Attorney
Mr. Thorn is widely regarded throughout Boston, the New England area and around the world for his experience in handling sophisticated national and international tax law controversies. He represents clients involved in all types of civil and criminal tax disputes, including business tax law, criminal tax law, international tax-FATCA, offshore bank accounts and IRS voluntary disclosure, civil examinations, criminal investigations, IRS audits and litigation, and ethics and professional responsibility matters. Mr. Thorn also works with businesses and individuals to develop effective tax planning, asset protection, and wealth management strategies.
Mr. Thorn’s diverse client base includes individual tax payers, high net worth individuals, banks, trusts, corporations, high tech companies, partnerships and other entities dealing with sensitive tax law issues. He is a highly sought after Boston tax attorney known for his ability to successfully resolve complicated tax law controversies in a positive and professional manner. Individuals and businesses throughout the Greater New England region and across the globe turn to Mr. Thorn for his seasoned counsel and skilled advocacy when they are facing serious tax law matters and other important legal issues.
Mr. Thorn has extensive experience representing clients before the various courts and authorities that handle tax law cases, including the Internal Revenue Service, United States Department of Justice, United States Tax Court, professional responsibility tribunals and state taxing authorities in the New England region and across the country. With offices strategically located in Boston, Washington, D.C. and the New York/New Jersey region, Mr. Thorn is ideally positioned to advocate for the most advantageous resolution of his clients’ tax issues.
Unique Insight into IRS Procedures
Mr. Thorn worked for many years as an attorney within the Internal Revenue Service and served as a clerk with the United States Tax Court. This experience has given him a unique understanding of how the IRS and other government authorities investigate tax disputes and enforce U.S. tax laws and regulations. He also worked as a Senior Tax Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston. Mr. Thorn combines this background with his many years in private tax law practice to counsel and advise clients in complex tax planning, wealth management and business transactional matters.
Key Contributor to Professional Associations
Mr. Thorn is a highly respected member of and contributor to many professional associations and organizations. He has spoken on key tax law developments before the Federal Bar Association, the ABA Section of Taxation, state bar associations and numerous regional and academic conferences. He has also presented programs to banks and financial service providers throughout Europe, the Caribbean and other worldwide locations on FATCA and other offshore account reporting responsibilities.
- American Bar Association, Member & Active Contributor
- ABA Section of Taxation’s Civil & Criminal Tax Penalties Committee, Member & Contributor
- Civil & Criminal Tax Penalties Task Force
- IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Task Force
- J. Edgar Murdoch Inn of Court (U.S. Tax Court)
Prior Professional Experience:
- Partner and Chair of the Tax Controversy Practice of a major Southeastern law firm
- Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Laurence J. Whalen of the United States Tax Court
- IRS Attorney and Acting Chief of Enforcement for the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility
- LL.M., Boston University School of Law
- J.D., Nova Southeastern University School of Law
- B.A., State University of New York
- District of Columbia
- New Jersey
- U.S. Tax Court
To learn more about how a Boston tax attorney from the Thorn Law Group can best meet your tax and litigation needs, contact Kevin E. Thorn, Managing Partner, at email@example.com, or (617) 692-2989.