Clients hire me when they need a seasoned tax litigator and creative problem-solver who will bring unique perspectives to the case, explore every available option, and find the most effective and cost-efficient path to achieving their goals.
Matt Roberts is a tax litigator and trusted advisor with considerable experience helping U.S. and international clients successfully resolve all types of federal tax controversies involving civil or criminal liability, from tax audits and investigations to litigation, appeals and collection matters. Having served nearly three years as an attorney-advisor to the Chief Judge of the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C., Matt brings unique insight to navigating intricate government processes and developing innovative and cost-effective solutions to his clients’ tax problems. His client list spans many industries and ranges from individuals and entrepreneurs to non-profits, trusts and estates, partnerships and corporations.
Clients also rely on Matt to advise on best practices for preventing or minimizing the financial and criminal impact of government tax inquiries. He handles a variety of tax compliance and reporting matters, including preparing voluntary disclosures to remedy unfiled or incorrect tax returns, advising on international tax reporting and penalties, and preparing opinions on the tax consequences of major financial events such as lawsuit judgments and settlements and theft or other tax losses.
As a respected thought leader on complex tax matters, Matt is in high demand as a speaker and author on a wide range of topics. His articles have been published in national and regional publications such as the Journal of Practice and Procedure, Tax Notes, The Tax Adviser, Wolters Kluwer and Today’s CPA. Matt also regularly publishes articles on Forbes as a contributor, where he covers tax litigation, tax fraud and foreign reporting tax matters.
Matt has also served as a tax law professor at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where he taught Corporate Income Taxation.