Benjamin A. Wagner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Regan Tax Law
 | 8500 Normandale Lake Boulevard, Suite 960
Minneapolis, MN 55437
Phone: 952-921-2106
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business
Attorney Profile

As an attorney at Regan Tax Law, Benjamin A. Wagner provides dedicated legal representation to clients in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area. Focusing his practice on tax law, Mr. Wagner generally handles cases that involve tax controversies.

In 2005, Mr. Wagner graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from St. John's University. He then went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the William Mitchell College of Law in 2008.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Wagner has represented businesses and individuals against the Internal Revenue Service, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Minnesota Department of Revenue in audits, collection cases, court actions and appeals. With each case he handles, Mr. Wagner strives to develop practical solutions in order to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients to their legal issues.

Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Wagner is involved with several associations. He is a member of the Tax Law Section of the Hennepin County Bar Association and the Minnesota State Bar Association. Additionally, he currently serves as Chair for the Tax Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Mr. Wagner is an attorney mentor at the William Mitchell College of Law and frequently speaks to certified public accountants, attorneys and other tax professionals on tax-related topics.

Beyond his work in the courtroom, community involvement is a priority for Mr. Wagner. He has volunteered his services with a number of organizations, including the American Bar Association's pro se taxpayer initiative and the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans' legal clinic. Mr. Wagner currently serves as a program specialist for the YMCA Twin Cities' Youth in Government model assembly.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Tax (100%): Tax Law

Focus Areas

Tax: Tax Law

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Benjamin Wagner

Admitted 2008, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://regantaxlaw.com/?page_id=20

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Minnesota Tax Court
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Co-Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association, Legislative Committee, 2011 – Present
  • Council Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2012 – Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Secretary, Minnesota State Bar Association, Tax Section
  • MACV Legal Clinic For Veterans, 2012 – Present
  • Program Specialist for YMCA Youth in Government, 2005 – Present
  • ABA Pro Se Taxpayer Initiative, 2008 – Present
  • William Mitchell College of Law Attorney Mentor, 2009 – Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Hamline University Business Law Institute: "Hot Topics in Tax" Panelist, 2013
  • My Cleint Owes: Successfully Negotiating IRS and MN DOR Collection Options, 59th Annual MNCPA Tax Conference, 2013
  • The Cold Climate of Minnesota Residency Law, 59th Annual MNCPA Tax Conference, 2013
  • Recent Developments in Collection Due Process and Innocent Spouse Cases- 73rd Annual Minnesota CLE Tax Institute, 2013
  • Employment Taxes – Tax Law for the Non-Specialist, Minnesota CLE, 2012
  • Tax Traps in Family Law Cases: Avoiding the Landmines, Dakota County Bar Association, 2012
  • Hamline University Business Law Institute: "Hot Topics in Tax" Panelist, 2012
  • Sales Tax Audits, Appeals and Litigation: Tips for Negotiation and Resolution, 58th Annual MNCPA Tax Conference, 2012
  • Compromising Tax Obligations, MSBA Tax Section Annual CLE Series, 2011
  • Collection Issues – Offer in Compromise, Minnesota CLE 71st Annual Tax Institute, 2011
  • Employment Taxes – Tax Law for the Non-Specialist, Minnesota CLE, 2010
  • Sales and Use Tax Audits, Appeals, and Litigation in Minnesota Tax Court – 69th Annual Minnesota CLE Tax Law Institute, 2009
  • An Introduction to Representing Taxpayers: From Audit Through Tax Court – Hearsay, Spring 2009, Vol. X, No. 3 (2009) (Pub.)
  • "Summary Guide" for Taxation and Reporting of Verdicts and Settlements(Employment Litigation), Minnesota CLE (Update 2010) (Pub.)
  • Minnesota Sales and Use Taxes: From Audit through Litigation, Minnesota State Bar Association, May 2012 CLE
  • IRS Audits and Appeals: Defending Your Client's Position, 58th Annual MNCPA Tax Conference, 2012
  • Advanced Business Tax, William Mitchell College of Law, Guest Lecturer, 2013
  • Defending Individuals Against Personal Liability Assessments Tax Section, May 2013 CLE
  • Tax Traps in Family Law Cases: Avoiding the Landmines, Family Law Section November 2013 CLE

Educational Background:

  • Saint John's University, B.A., Honors: Dean’s List, 2005
Office Location for Benjamin A. Wagner

8500 Normandale Lake Boulevard
Suite 960
Minneapolis, MN 55437

Phone: 952-921-2106

 

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Last Updated: 3/28/2017

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