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Attorney Groth is a Connecticut Tax Attorney who represents clients who have tax problems with federal and state governments. He represents individual and business clients in state and IRS income and sales tax audits, and negotiates favorable payment arrangements for tax debts which are not in dispute. Attorney Groth realizes that no two tax problems are exactly the same, and he makes every effort to ensure that taxing authorities see his clients as people and not just a source of funds. Whether a tax issue is complex or straight-forward, Attorney Groth is vigilant in ensuring that his clients are provided the due process they are entitled to by law. In addition to fighting tax assessments at the audit level, and negotiating settlements of undisputed tax debts, he seeks out penalty abatements for his clients, and works to have bank and wage levies released when forced collection is causing his clients hardship. Attorney Groth believes that it is unfair for one taxpayer to be stuck with another’s tax bill, so he seeks innocent spouse relief for clients who qualify and takes the IRS and DRS to task when they attempt to hold individuals responsible for business tax liabilities.
In addition to representing clients in tax matters, Attorney Groth consults with clients who wish to reduce their individual and business income tax burdens within the confines of the law through proper planning and appropriate characterization of different items of income and expense. He works with clients to make sure that they have appropriate estate plans and business plans that minimize risk and achieve each client’s desired result. He represents estates of decedents in Connecticut probate courts.
Attorney Groth graduated from Stonehill College with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Minor in Business Administration. After College, while working for Bank of America, he decided that he wanted to sit across a desk from clients instead of “customers.” He left the bank to earn his Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law, graduating cum laude, with honors in his Tax Law concentration. While at Quinnipiac University School of Law, Attorney Groth was recognized with an award for Excellence in Clinical Work, for his efforts in representing clients at the School’s Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.
Attorney Groth is fan of hiking and has a strong affection for red-tailed hawks. He lives in Naugatuck with his wife, his dog, and two cats.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Distinguished Academic Achievment Award - Legal Drafting||Quinnipiac University School of Law||2012|
|Distinguished Academic Achievment Award - Conflict of Laws||Quinnipiac University School of Law||2011|
|Excellence in Clinical Work||QUSL Tax Clinic||2011|
|Partner||G&G Law, LLC||2017 - Present|
|Partner/Attorney||Glouzgal Ramos Groth LLP||2015 - 2017|
|Attorney||Law Office of Thomas S. Groth, LLC||2013 - 2015|
|Attorney||Parent & Parent LLP||2012 - 2013|
|Student Attorney||Quinnipiac University School of Law Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic||2011 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Sustaining Member||2012 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Tax Section||Member||N/A|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Business Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Naugatuck Youth Services||Board Member||2015 - 2017|
|Innocent Spouse Attorney Blog||New IRS Innocent Spouse Regulations||2015|
|Tom Tax Lawyer||Getting Rid of a Tax Lien||2014|
|LinkedIn Pulse||No. Divorcing Him Won't End Your Tax Problems||2014|
|Tax Machine Blog||Easier than ever to win an innocent spouse case?||N/A|
|Quinnipiac University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2012|
|CT CPAs CPE||Tax Representation: the Impact of Recent Court Decisions||2015|
|Tavolacci v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue||That there are no deficiencies due from petitioner for the taxable years 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004, after the application of I.R.C. § 6015(b)|
|Innocent Spouse Case||Full Relief Granted|
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