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Frank Agostino

Frank Agostino

Agostino & Associates, P.C.

Hackensack, NJ, USA


Frank Agostino is the president of Agostino & Associates, P.C., a law firm in Hackensack, New Jersey specializing in civil and white collar criminal litigation, tax controversies and tax planning.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Agostino was an attorney with the Internal Revenue Service’s District Counsel in Springfield, Illinois and Newark, New Jersey. He also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, where he prosecuted primarily criminal tax cases.

As an adjunct professor, Mr. Agostino taught tax controversy at Rutgers School of Law and served as the co-director of the Rutgers Federal Tax Law Clinic.

Mr. Agostino is a frequent speaker and author on tax controversy and litigation matters. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. Mr. Agostino is actively involved with the American Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers’ Association.

Mr. Agostino is also the President of the Taxpayers Assistance Corp., which provides tax and legal advice to low income taxpayers in the NY/NJ area.

Recent Publications

  • Tax Practitioner’s Guide to Identity Theft (CCH Inc., 2015), ISBN 978-0-8080-4315-7
  • Recent Developments in FATCA Compliance, 93 TAXES 51 (July 2015)
  • A 21st-Century Approach to Litigating Valuation Issues, 17 J. TAX PRAC. & PROC. 47 (Apr.-May 2015)
  • Reviving Disallowed Charitable Conservation Easement Deductions, 146 TAX NOTES 449 (Apr. 27, 2015)
  • Be Prepared: The IRS’s Duty to Foster Voluntary Compliance Through Code Secs. 6014(a) and 6020(a), 17 J. TAX PRAC. & PROC. 5 (Feb.-Mar. 2014)

Practice Areas

  • Civil Tax
  • Criminal Tax
  • White Collar Defense

Education

  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law
  • J.D., New York Law School
  • B.A., City College of New York

Awards & Recognition

  • Recipient, ABA’s 2012 Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award
  • Recipient, NJ State Bar Association’s 2015 Pro Bono Award

Admitted In

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Tax Court
Frank Agostino is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters International Tax Forms—An Overview of the Reporting Requirements for Taxpayers with International Activities - Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2016: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax, Monday, March 14, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment Reportable Transaction & Foreign Asset Reporting Penalties - Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2016: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax, Thursday, March 17, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Reportable Transaction & Foreign Asset Reporting Penalties - Reportable Transaction & Foreign Asset Reporting Penalties , Thursday, March 17, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Reportable Transaction & Foreign Asset Reporting Penalties - Reportable Transaction & Foreign Asset Reporting Penalties , Thursday, March 17, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2016: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax, Monday, March 21, 2016, New York, NY
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