A native of Baltimore, MD Mr. Katz received his undergraduate degree from the... more
A native of Baltimore, MD Mr. Katz received his undergraduate degree from the American University (Washington, DC) -- BS Political Science/Justice (1994), law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1997, and Masters of Taxation (LLM) from the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) in 1998. Mr. Katz academic record placed him on the Dean's List for second and third years of Law Sc... view profile
Mr. Vijayan has concentrated his practice in the areas of Tax and Bankruptcy. Prior... more
Mr. Vijayan has concentrated his practice in the areas of Tax and Bankruptcy. Prior to joining Vijayan Law Group, he worked as an Associate in a Bankruptcy boutique and for a law firm specializing in taxation. Mr. Vijayan was a United States Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana, West Africa during 1997 1999, working in Micro-finance. Mr. Vijayan received his undergraduate business degree from New Y... view profile
Richard L. Gilman is a Principal and Co-Founder of Gilman & Edwards, L.L.C. He works... more
Richard L. Gilman is a Principal and Co-Founder of Gilman & Edwards, L.L.C. He works primarily with bankruptcy, tax controversy, credit counseling / debt solutions, general corporate, real estate/mortgage refinance, personal injury/auto accidents and general civil and criminal litigation matters. Mr. Gilman is a former federal trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, wh... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.