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Timothy Stephen Hart

About me

Dedicated Attorney and CPA to handle your tax problems with the IRS and New York State Tax Department. Free 1/2-hour consultation.

Our firm represents individual and business clients nationwide, and offers a wide range of tax related services for individuals and businesses that have tax issues with the IRS or the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.

Our firm represents tax clients, including assisting non-filers in filing their tax returns, submitting offers in compromise to the IRS and New York State Tax Department, creating tax installment payment plans for unpaid taxes, negotiating penalty relief, general tax issues, and representing clients with criminal tax matters. It is very important to consult with a tax attorney you can trust and who has the experience to help you. We focus on innovative solutions that minimize tax obligations and protect against undue penalties and consequences.


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Practice areas


  1. Tax: 80%
    16 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Tax Fraud: 20%
    250 cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Lee Palmateer

    Tim is a devoted professional and a skillful advocate who has achieved great results, resolving difficult tax matters on very favorable terms for his clients before the IRS and State taxing authorities. With his credentials as a CPA and successful tax attorney, and many years of experience, he has developed an innate and uncommon understanding of the laws, rules, processes and policies of the IRS and State taxing authorities that give his clients an advantage.


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  • Esra Gules-Guctas

    Mr. Hart knows the complex world of Tax law extensively. I am impressed with the depth of his legal knowledge. His professionalism, integrity and caring attention to his clients are exemplary. He is a top notch Tax attorney. I would recommend him, without reservation, to anyone who needed help.


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Contact info

1180 Avenue of the Americas #8
New York, NY, 10036



NYCurrently registered 200107/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2012
Lead CounselLawInfo.com2012
Tax Article AwardABA Law Journal2011
Tax AdvocacyNew York County Lawyers' Association2006
International Tax SpecialistPhiladelphia Bar Association2001
CPA Exam Passed on 1St AttemptSiena1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Tax PartnerTimothy S. Hart Law Group2011 - Present
Tax PartnerO'Connell and Aronowitz2003 - 2011
Tax AttorneyPricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP1997 - 2002
Tax CPAVerizon Communications1995 - 1997
Tax AccountantGeneral Electric Company1990 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsAttorney Member2012 - Present
New York State Society of Certified Public AccountantsMember2011 - Present
National Association of Tax ProfessionalsAffiliate Member2011 - Present
United States Tax CourtAdmitted2003 - Present
Suny AlumniPast Treasurer2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney2001 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationAttorney2001 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMember1992 - Present
Epilepsy FoundationTreasurer2007 - 2013
Mohawk Hudson HumaneTreasurer2007 - 2010
New York organizations (city)President2007 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cheng Luo vs State of New YorkTransfer of Tax to correct state
Donnellan vs DonnellanCase settled with 1M award to wife
Mellan v. USSettlement with a large reduction of taxes owed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
State University of New York, AlbanyTaxationMST1991
Siena CollegeAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Uses of LLCs, Limited Liability Companies in New YorkUses of LLCs, Limited Liability Companies in New York2011
EA Conference5 Mistakes People make when dealing with IRS2011
Tax Relief ConferenceTax Debts2010
Albany Law School American Inn of CourtTaxation of Not For Profits2010
International TaxIRS Tax Issues2001