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Matt is a member in Day Ketterer’s Taxation Law and Litigation practice groups. Individuals and businesses facing tax problems with the IRS can trust Matt's extensive experience to effectively advocate on their behalf in these complex and oftentimes overwhelming legal matters.

He has over 25 years of extensive experience in all aspects of tax law and litigation having obtained favorable results and verdicts for his clients in the areas of: Federal, State, and Local Taxation; Tax Litigation; Tax Administrative Practice before the IRS; Tax Administrative Practice before the State of Ohio Department of Taxation; Tax Administrative Practice before the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals; and Tax Administrative Practice before the Local Boards of Revision.

His experience includes: audit representation, representation before IRS Appeals Office, audit negotiation of delinquent tax liabilities, preparation of Application for Discharge of federal tax liens, advising clients on tax free exchange under Internal Revenue Code §1033, presenting innocent spouse cases to the IRS, advising on the use of deferred compensation arrangements in lieu of bonuses, advising on public disclosure requirements of 26 U.S.C. §6104, and much more.

Matt began his tenure with Day Ketterer in 1984 after serving as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division and clerking for Trial Judge Kenneth R. Harkins, U.S. Court of Claims. Through this experience Matt gained unique knowledge and insight.


Contact info

Day Ketterer Ltd.

200 Market Avenue North
Canton, OH, 44701

Practice areas


  1. Tax: 60%
  2. Tax Fraud: 40%



Hourly ($285/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Committee of the Year - Finance CommitteeStark County Bar Association2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ohio State Bar Association, Environmental Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Stark County Bar Association, Finance CommitteeChairN/A
Stark County Bar Association, Corporate Law Review CommitteeMemberN/A
Stark County Bar AssociationExecutive CommitteeN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
John Carroll UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MeetingThe Appeal Process: Understanding Business Real Estate Taxes2007
Exempt Organization SeminarExempt Organizations: Issues for the Mature Exempt Organization Under the Internal Revenue Code2002
2001 Tax Law UpdateTax Law Update2001