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Bryan C. Skarlatos

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For more than thirty years, Bryan C. Skarlatos has represented individuals and corporations in civil and criminal tax controversies, white collar criminal matters, regulatory investigations, tax whistleblower cases and voluntary disclosures. Mr. Skarlatos is an internationally recognized expert on reporting foreign assets to the Internal Revenue Service and has handled hundreds of voluntary disclosures, civil audits and criminal investigations involving alleged failure to report foreign assets. He has developed an expertise in handling high stakes tax cases that could involve penalties or other sensitive issues. He is often retained by corporate taxpayers to evaluate the strength of tax positions for tax and financial reporting purpose and to advise on potential remedial actions, including corporate voluntary disclosures.

He is an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law, teaching a course on Tax Penalties and Prosecutions. Bryan chairs the annual NYU Tax Controversy Forum and the Practicing Law Institute program on Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties. He was named by Best Lawyers as Tax Litigator of the Year (NY) for 2014 and 2017, and he was part of the Kostelanetz & Fink team named Tax Team of the Year by Chambers USA in 2018.