Thomas M. Regan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Prior Lake, MN

Regan Tax Law
 | 16180 Hasting Ave SE, Suite 201
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Phone: 952-855-8210
Fax: 952-855-8214
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
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 Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019

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About Thomas Regan

Admitted: 1981, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: https://regantaxlaw.com/attorneys/thomas-m-regan-2/

Honors/Awards:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

Educational Background:

  • Creighton University, B.A., 1978

Industry Groups

  • MSBA Tax Section
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Office Location for Thomas M. Regan

16180 Hasting Ave SE
Suite 201
Prior Lake, MN 55372

Phone: 952-855-8210

Fax: 952-855-8214

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Last Updated: 2/4/2019

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