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Kevin E. Thorn is widely regarded as a leading tax law professional committed to resolving complicated national and international tax law controversies, including IRS tax audits and IRS conservation easements, in the most advantageous manner possible for his clients. Businesses and individuals throughout the New Jersey/New York region and across the globe seek out Mr. Thorn for his in-depth knowledge of complex tax laws and regulations and his success in representing taxpayers in all stages of civil and criminal tax law matters.


As a preeminent New Jersey tax attorney, Mr. Thorn has developed a diverse base of clients in the United States and around the world.  He regularly represents individual taxpayers, small and mid-sized companies, professional athletes, partnerships, financial institutions and other organizations involved in sophisticated tax controversies.  He also provides extensive wealth management, estate planning, asset protection and business planning services to clients in the New Jersey/New York/Greater Philadelphia region and throughout the nation.  


Mr. Thorn has broad experience representing clients in all types of federal and state civil and criminal tax controversies involving international tax/FATCA, offshore business bank accounts and IRS voluntary disclosures, examinations of returns, criminal tax investigations, IRS audits and litigation, collection alternatives, ethics investigations, and other types of complex civil litigation matters.


Mr. Thorn has successfully appeared on behalf of clients before the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Justice, United States Tax Court, IRS’s Office of Professional Responsibility, IRS’ Whistleblower Office, and state taxing authorities across the nation, including tax-related agencies in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.  

Before forming Thorn Law Group, Mr. Thorn served as a Partner and the Chair of the Tax Controversy Practice for one of the largest law firms in the Southeastern region of the United States. He also clerked for the Honorable Laurence J. Whalen of the United States Tax Court, worked as a senior attorney with the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility, and held the position of senior tax consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  These professional experiences have given Mr. Thorn the insight and knowledge necessary to successfully address the complete range of diverse tax law issues his clients face in the firm’s Rutherford, New Jersey, Boston, Massachusetts and Washington D.C. offices.



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Kevin E. Thorn - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Tax Law - New Jersey

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