Thomas M. Regan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Regan Tax Law
 | 8500 Normandale Lake Boulevard, Suite 960
Minneapolis, MN 55437
Phone: 952-921-2103
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (70%),
  • Tax: Consumer (30%)
Attorney Profile

Tom is recognized by his peers as one of the best attorneys in Minnesota to resolve a tax controversy with the IRS or the State of Minnesota. He has assisted thousands of individuals and businesses in matters ranging from tax audits, appeals, administrative claims, and tax collection to litigation in the United States Tax Court, United States Court of Federal Claims, United States District Court, Minnesota Supreme Court, Minnesota Court of Appeals, and the Minnesota Tax Court.

Tom has been practicing law for more than 35 years and is one of the few Minnesota attorneys with such depth and breadth of experience with the IRS and the Minnesota Department of Revenue. He is a frequent lecturer on a variety of tax controversy topics for state and local legal seminars as well as private law firms and accounting firms. Tom is a member and past chair of the Tax Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Tax (70%): Tax Law

Tax (30%): Tax Law

Focus Areas

Tax: Tax Law

Tax: Tax Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017

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About Thomas Regan

Admitted: 1981, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: regantaxlaw.com/?page_id=1027

Honors and Awards:

  • Received Distinguished Service Award, Tax Section, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2011
  • Listed in the Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers
  • A Top Minnesota Tax Attorney, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
  • AV (Highest) Rating, Martindale Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named Minnesota Small Business Advocate of the Year, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Named one of the Top 40 Business & Commercial Transaction Attorneys, Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Named a Top Minnesota Tax Attorney, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Twin Cities Business Monthly
  • Named a Leading Minnesota Attorney, American Research Corporation, Taxation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Minnesota, 1981
  • Past Chair, Tax Section, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association (Tax Section)
  • Minnesota Tax Court
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court for Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Tax Section (Past Chair)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Tax Controversies - Complete Lawyer Handbook , Minnesota CLE, 2016
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Government Data Practices Act (GDPA) Issues, 61st Annual MNCPA Tax Conference, 2015
  • Tax Controversies - Complete Lawyer Handbook , Minnesota CLE, 2015
  • Ethics - A Discussion with the OPR, 74th Annual Tax Institute, Minnesota CLE, 2014
  • Minnesota Residency, 73rd Annual Tax Institute, MN CLE, 2013
  • The IRS Audit, Closely Held Business Conference, MN CLE, 2013
  • Tax Controversies, Complete Lawyer Handbook MN CLE, 2012
  • Independent Contractors, 72nd Annual Tax Institute MN CLE, 2012
  • Tax Ramifications of Litigation. Minnesota CLE, Litigators' Short Course, 2011
  • When the Government Comes Knocking – What to Do Before, During, and After a Government Audit? Minnesota CLE, Independent Contractors, 2011
  • Tax Treatment of Employment Law Case Settlements and Awards – Minnesota CLE Advanced Employment Issues, 2010
  • Identifying and Resolving Tax Controversies with the IRS – Minnesota CLE Family Law Institute, 2010
  • Identifying and Resolving Tax Controversies with the IRS and State of Minnesota (Pre and Post Assessment) Minnesota AAML, 2009
  • Ten Things Bankruptcy Lawyers Should Know About Tax Law – Minnesota CLE Bankruptcy Institute, 2009
  • IRS Audits, Appeals, and Litigation in United States Tax Court – 69th Annual Minnesota CLE Tax Institute, 2009
  • Sales and Use Tax: Audits, Appeals, and Litigation in Minnesota Tax Court – 69thAnnual Minnesota CLE Tax Institute, 2009
  • Taxation of Verdicts and Settlements – Minnesota CLE Litigators Short Course, 2008
  • Taxes and Bankruptcy – Minnesota CLE – Bankruptcy Institute, 2007
  • Representing Taxpayers before the Minnesota Department of Revenue, Pre and Post Assessment – Volunteer Lawyers Network, 2007
  • Material Participation – Shareholders at Risk – Hennepin County Bar Association Tax Section, 2006
  • Federal Tax Liens – MILE Tax Law Update, 2003
  • Tax and Reporting Requirements for Settlements and Awards – 19th Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, 2002
  • Resolving Tax Controversies – Post Assessment – MILE Tax Law Update, 2002
  • Pro Se Guide to Appeals from Commissioner Orders, (Compiled, Authored & Edited) (Pub.), 2001
  • Dealing with Internal Revenue Service and Minnesota Department of Revenue Liens- Hennepin County Bar Association Tax Section, 2001
  • Litigating the Contested Case against the Internal Revenue Service – Estate & Trust Institute, 2000
  • Procedural Issues dealing with the Internal Revenue Service – 60th Annual Tax Institute, 2000
  • Taxation of Settlements and Awards – 17th Annual Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, 2000
  • Internal Revenue Service Collection Issues – 59th Annual Tax Institute, 1999
  • Independent Contractors versus Employees – Appeal and Litigation, 1997
  • Resolving Independent Contractor Issues with the Internal Revenue Service, Minnesota Department of Revenue, and the Minnesota Department of Economic Security – 13th Annual Employment Law Institute, 1996
  • Use of Independent Contractors in Educational Settings, Midwest College – University Law & Liability, 1996
  • Representing Taxpayers Before the Internal Revenue Service – Audit Through Litigation – Business Law Institute, 1996
  • Discharge of Taxes in Bankruptcy – Hennepin County Bar Association, 1995
  • Creighton University School of Law Review, Author and Editor, 1980 & 1981
  • “Summary Guide” to Independent Contractor (1995 and 2001) (Pub.)
  • “Summary Guide” to Taxation and Reporting of Verdicts and Settlements(Employment Litigation) (2002 and 2005) (Pub.)
  • Summary Guide” to Independent Contractors, Minnesota CLE (1995, 2001, 2010 and 2011 Updates) (Pub.)
  • “Summary Guide” to Taxation and Reporting of Verdicts and Settlements(Employment Litigation) Minnesota CLE (2002, 2005 and 2010 Update) (Pub.)

Educational Background:

  • Creighton University, B.A., 1978

Industry Groups

  • MSBA Tax Section
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    Office Location for Thomas M. Regan

    8500 Normandale Lake Boulevard
    Suite 960
    Minneapolis, MN 55437

    Phone: 952-921-2103

     

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