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I am an experienced and respected AV rated lawyer and CPA who represents clients in criminal and civil tax disputes and offers tax planning services. Specific matters handled have included Tax Court trials, Appeals, IRS audits and criminal investigations, innocent spouse claims, IRS collection representation and Offers in Compromise, Installment Payment Agreements,  tax lien removal, Collection Due Process Hearings, abating penalties, Voluntary Disclosure of foreign bank accounts under Second IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative announced February 8, 2011), Madoff and other Ponzi scheme loss deductions, divorce tax and planning, advice on the filing of current tax returns, and representation in the filing of complex, delinquent or amended tax returns. I also assist clients with credit repair.

I have authored numerous published articles in national profession journals including The Florida Bar Joural, Journal of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, The ABA Family Law Section Family Advocate, Taxation for Lawyers and Taxation for Accountants. I have also spoken before professional groups including The American Bar Association and Greater Miami Tax Institute.

I publish a monthly newsletter Steinberg Talks Tax (TM) and The Tax Wars Blog which can be subscribed to at


Practice areas


  1. Tax: 60%
    44 years
  2. Tax Fraud: 40%
    44 years



Hourly ($400/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Jeffrey L. Cohen

    I strongly endorse Bob. He is a regular contributor to AVVO, and his answers reveal that he is a top notch lawyer. I have consulted with him on complex matters, and would gladly refer clients to him.


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Contact info

Robert S. Steinberg, Esquire

Pametto Bay Centre
15715 S Dixie Hwy, Suite 226
Palmetto Bay, FL, 33157


FLMember in Good Standing197506/21/2016
NYCurrently registered 197203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
SUPERVISORPeat, Marwick & Mitchell1967 - 1974
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Institute of CPAsMember1975 - Present
Florida BarMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Manuel Fernandez v. Commissioner 54 TCM 1036, TC Memo, 1987-557.Taxpayer prevailed - assessment was abated
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Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Section of Family Law Family AdvocateTax Crimes: Kicking the Hornet's Nest2011
ABA Family Law Section Family AdvocateWhen is a Tax Lawyer Needed in a Divorce Case?2008
Journal of American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersThree at Bats Against Joint and Several Tax Liability - Innocent Spouse Rules2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
Long Island UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1967
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ABA Family Law Section Spring 2002 MeetingClassification, Valuation, Distribution and Taxation of Stock Options.2002