James Kutten more than 30 years’ experience as a tax controversy attorney with respect to the three main IRS functions: audit, collection, and criminal tax investigation.
The majority of Mr. Kutten’s legal career was as a senior attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel Internal Revenue Service, where he advised IRS employees in thousands of cases, many involving cutting edge complex tax issues.
Mr. Kutten is very comfortable in the courtroom litigating federal tax cases. Mr. Kutten’s prior tax litigation experiences involve difficult and tough cases: civil fraud penalties, indirect method of proof income analysis, federal estate tax issues, and tax shelters, just to name a few. Most often, an attorney who is very capable in the courtroom will have the ability to negotiate a superior resolution on behalf of his client.