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Philip G. Panitz

Tax Attorney at Westlake Village, CA

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 34 years
    California - CA 43 years
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1989
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 43 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1981
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Philip

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Practice areas
  1. Tax
    80%
    Philip G. Panitz is a Certified Tax Specialist in accordance with the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, with 30 years of legal experience in tax litigation and tax planning.

    43 years, 250 cases

  2. Corporate and incorporation
    20%
    Mr. Panitz serves as Outside Corporate Counsel for small to mid-sized corporations. Services include corporate tax planning, tax opinion letters, business formation, entity structuring, mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, private placement memorandum, shareholder purchase agreements, and buy-sell agreements.

    43 years

Attorney Philip G. Panitz is a national tax litigator who has successfully fought the IRS on behalf of real estate investors and other clients. He has handled over 250 tax matters before the U.S. Tax Court. In 1995 he successfully challenged the IRS in the matter "Williams v. U.S." before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Panitz holds an LL.M. in Tax from NYU, and conducts his tax litigation practice nationwide. He is a Certified Tax Specialist in accordance with the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, with 30 years of legal experience in tax litigation and tax planning.

Location

Panitz & Kossoff, LLP
5743 Corsa Avenue
Suite 208
Westlake Village, CA, 91362

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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Education

  • New York University School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1989
  • Loyola Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1980
  • Arizona State University
  • B.S.
  • 1977

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Williams vs. United States
  • The U.S. Supreme Court decision rendered in 1995 in favor of Ms. Williams and sustaining the opinion of the Ninth Circuit changed the tax law in the United States.

Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Ventura County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2004 - 2004

Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • Seminar
  • IRS Audit Sweep on Real Estate Investors
  • 2011

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"If it is a tax issue you are dealing with I can almost guarantee you that Phil knows the answer. I highly recommend him for anyone dealing with tax related issues."
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Westlake Village Tax Lawyer Philip G. Panitz
Philip G. Panitz
Tax Attorney
Westlake Village, CA
Licensed for 43 years