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Jason M Silver

Jason M Silver

Practice areas:

Tax, Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion, Criminal Defense, Business

About Me

I always put my client's first.  I treat their case as though it was my own case.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Tax: 50%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    20 years, 100 cases
  3. Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion: 20%
    20 years, 250 cases
  4. Business: 10%
    20 years, 100 cases

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jason. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert J Lord

    I've known Jason Silver for at least a decade. He is widely regarded as an excellent attorney, which is entirely consistent with my own experience in matters in which he was involved.

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    Robert Lord Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Silver Law PLC

7033 E. Greenway Parkway
Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ, 85254

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 199506/02/2015
CAInactive199708/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyersU.S. News and World Reports2012
Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2012
Top Attorneys in ArizonaAZ Magazine2012
Top LawyersNorth Valley Magazine2012
Certified Tax SpecialistsArizona Bar Association2007
AV RatedMartindale Hubbell2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberSilver Law PLC2001 - Present
Associate AttorneyKajan Mather and Barish1999 - 2000
Trial AttorneyInternal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel1995 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Arizonans for the Improvement of TaxationBoard Member/Vice President2011 - Present
Phoenix Tax WorkshopBoard Member2002 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1997 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1995 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
City of Mesa v. Val-Pak East Valley, Inc.Taxpayer prevailed.
FRGC Investment, LLC v. CommissionerN/A
Numerous Tax Court casesN/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
State Bar of ArizonaWhy Innocent Spouse Relief Should be Considered in Divorce2003
State Bar of Arizona ConventionTax Disputes from Cradle to Grave2003
Phoenix Tax WorkshopSettling tax Disputes with the IRS- is Mediation the Answer?2002
East Valley ChapterOffers in Compromise and What to Do When IRS CI Knocks on your Door Arizona Society of Practicing Accountants2002
Phoenix ChapterOffers in Compromise and What to Do When IRS CI Knocks on your Door Arizona Society of Practicing Accountants2002
State Bar of ArizonaThe New Tax Court Burden of Proof and Production2002
Tucson ChapterOffers in Compromise and What to Do When IRS CI Knocks on your Door Arizona Society of Practicing Accountants2002
Phoenix Tax WorkshopOffers in Compromise2002
PhoenixPhoenix Tax Workshop2001
Fifty-Second Institute on Federal Taxation, assisted with chapterDoing business with the IRS After Restructuring and Reform2000
The Federal Tax LawyerA Kinder, Gentler IRS, assisted in article1999
Criminal Investigation Division Special AgentsCriminal Forfeitures1999
IRS Revenue AgentsHow to Effectively Audit a Retail Gasoline Station1999
El MonteThe Tax Audit of a Civil Capper Case1998
IRS Revenue AgentsHow to Effectively Audit a Retail Gasoline Station1998
IRS Revenue AgentsHow to Effectively Audit a Retail Gasoline Station1997
UnknownThe New Tax Court Burden of Proof, A Dangerous Placebo?N/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of ArizonaAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Winter Tax Seminar-Arizonans for the Improvement of TaxationWorker Classification, Section 530 Relief and the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program2013
Arizona Society of Practicing AccountantsIRS Audits2013
State Bar of Arizona Annual ConventionTax Issues in a Down Economy2012
State Bar of Arizona Annual ConventionThe Changing Landscape of Tax Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility2011
July 2010 Summer SeminarAnatomy of an IRS Field Examination: From Initial Audit Notification to Appeals2010
Entrepreneurial CPA Network MeetingIs out of State Job Printing subject to City Use Tax? Voluntarily Disclosing Foreign Bank Account. Is it Safe to do if you did not file under the IRS Settlement Initiative?2010
Phoenix Tax WorkshopADOR Tax Amnesty and IRS Invited Taxpayers to Disclose Offshore Account; Offer Penalty Abatement2009
Arizonans for the Improvement of TaxationIndirect Methods of Proof2009
Phoenix Tax WorkshopDiscussion of Current Developments: Update on Federal Offers in Compromise2008
Entrepreneurial CPA Network MeetingTax Procedure in Collection Cases2008
Arizona State Bar Bankruptcy SectionUnexpected Tax Consequences: Residential Foreclosures and Short-Sales as Forgiveness of Debt2008
Arizona State Association Annual ConventionTax Collection Enforcement2008
State Bar or Arizona Annual ConventionFederal Trust Fund Taxes2007
Phoenix Tax WorkshopNew IRS Fraud Guidelines in Civil Audits2006
Phoenix Tax WorkshopWhat to do when you are Faced with a Trust Fund (Payroll) Tax Assessment, including the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Interview, Defenses and Case Law2004
Phoenix Tax WorkshopDisregarded Entity or Elect to be Taxed as a S Cororation. Election, is this the new Planning Vehicle?2004
State Bar of ArizonaWhy Innocent Spouse Relief Should be Considered in Divorce2003
Tax Disputes from Cradle to GraveTax Disputes from Cradle to Grave2003
State Bar of Arizona SeminarEffective Tax Planning and Litigation Using IRS Guidance2003
Phoenix Tax WorkshopADOR Amnesty Program to Help Close Budget Gap?2003
East Valley ChapterOffers in Compromise and What to Do When IRS CI Knocks on your Door Arizona Society of Practicing Accountants2002
Phoenix ChapterOffers in Compromise and What to Do When IRS CI Knocks on your Door Arizona Society of Practicing Accountants2002
Tucson ChapterOffers in Compromise and What to Do When IRS CI Knocks on your Door Arizona Society of Practicing Accountants2002
State Bar of ArizonaThe New Tax Court Burden of Proof and Production2002
Phoenix Tax WorkshopOffers in Compromise2002
Phoenix Tax WorkshopSettling tax Disputes with the IRS- is Mediation the Answer?2002
PhoenixPhoenix Tax Workshop2001
Seminar/LuncheonThe New Tax Court Burden of Proof, A Dangerous Placebo?2001
IRS Revenue AgentsHow to Effectively Audit a Retail Gasoline Station1999
Criminal Investigation Division Special AgentsCriminal Forfeitures1999
El MonteThe Tax Audit of a Civil Capper Case1998
IRS Revenue AgentsHow to Effectively Audit a Retail Gasoline Station1998
IRS Revenue AgentsHow to Effectively Audit a Retail Gasoline Station1997
University of Southern California Law SchoolDoing business with the IRS After Restructuring and ReformN/A