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Dennis N. Brager
Works at Brager Tax Law Group
Attended New York University
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  • Brager Tax Law Group
    Founder, 1987 - present
  • Internal Revenue Service
    Senior Trial Attorney
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Nationally recognized California State Bar Certified Tax Specialist and a former Senior Tax Attorney for the IRS; Founder of the Brager Tax Law Group, a tax litigation and tax controversy firm.
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Dennis Brager is a California State Bar Certified Tax Specialist and a former Senior Trial Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service's Office of Chief Counsel. He has been featured as a Super Lawyer in the field of Tax Litigation by Los Angeles Magazine. He has been quoted as a tax expert, by Business Week, the Daily Journal, the National Law Journal, The Daily Beast, USA Today, Palm Beach Daily News, Money Laundering, the Los Angeles Daily Journal and Tax Analyst, and testified as an expert witness on Federal tax matters. He has appeared on ABC Television’s Good Morning America show, Fox Business News, and TV One Access. He has also spoken before the California Continuing Education of the Bar, the California Society of CPAs, the UCLA Tax Controversy Institute, the California State Bar Tax Section, the Consumer Rights Litigation Conference, the California Trial Lawyers Association, the ABA, and the National Association of Enrolled Agents. He has been a guest speaker at the University of Southern California. His articles have appeared in the California Lawyer, Daily Journal, Taxation for Lawyers, Los Angeles Lawyer, The Consumer Advocate, Family Law News, California Tax Lawyer, Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure, and Journal of Taxation of Investments. They include “Offshore Voluntary Disclosure – The Next Generation,” “Partial Offshore Tax Amnesty – Voluntary Disclosure 2.0,” Anatomy of an OPR Case (Definitely Not R.I.P.),” “FBAR and Voluntary Disclosure,” “The Tax Gap and Voluntary Disclosure,” “Circular 230: An Overview,” “Prevailing Party-Recovering Attorneys Fees From the IRS,” “The Taxpayer Bill of Rights--A Small Step Toward Reining in the IRS,” “Challenging the IRS Requires a Cohesive Strategy,” “The Innocent Spouse Defense,” “IRS Guidelines for Installment-Payment Agreements,” “Tax Brakes: The Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2,” and “Expert Advice: Avoiding Payroll Taxes.”
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Rated "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyer Magazine, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Education
  • New York University
    J.D., 1975 - 1978
    Law
  • Pace University
    B.B.A. Accounting, Finance, 1971 - 1975

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I will be speaking at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & The California Tax Policy Conference on November 8th, discussing how the IRS and California taxing authorities hold “responsible parties” individually liable for unpaid corporate and LLC sales and employment taxes.
For more info: http://taxation.calbar.ca.gov/Education/TaxAnnualMeetingandTaxPolicyConference/FridayScheduleofEvents.aspx
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September 9, Tune in to my Onepath Webinar, "What to Do if Your Clients Haven't Reported Their Offshore Bank Accounts"
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